ATF: moving the UK automotive sector to zero emissions
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £7m for economic or technical feasibility studies to support scale up of the UK’s high-value electrified automotive supply chain.
Your project’s total eligible project costs can be up to £1 million. Up to 70% of your costs can be covered by the grant, depending on business size.
Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC)
The Automotive Transformation Fund, delivered by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) and partners, Innovate UK, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Department for International Trade (DIT), will support the industrialisation at scale of a high-value electrified automotive supply chain in the UK. APC is seeking proposals from single organisations or consortiums for feasibility studies up to the value of £1 million.
APC is looking for projects that are one of the following:
- Economic feasibility studies focusing on economic feasibility of developing large-scale manufacturing facilities in the UK – projects up to 6 months long
- Technical feasibility studies focusing on the technical feasibility of developing advanced manufacturing processes or scaling up product manufacturing – up to 12 months long
Projects must support the UK automotive industry in:
- making it easier for investment to happen in large scale manufacturing
- building electrified vehicle supply chains
Your project must:
- have total eligible costs up to £1 million
- start on or after the 1 April 2021
- be either an economic or technical feasibility studies project
If your project’s total eligible costs or duration fall outside of the above criteria, you must contact the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) directly on +44(0)24 7652 8700 at least 10 days before the competition closes. APC will decide whether to approve your request.