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£10M Funding Competition - Do you have a game changing idea?

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Net Zero Technology Centre will be launching its £10 million 2022 Open Innovation Programme, targeting and funding technologies to enable the energy transition.

The funding competition will have two six-week funding windows. Businesses from across the globe can apply for a share of £7 million available in the first funding window (16 March 2022), with a maximum of £1 million to be awarded to each successful project. The project must support the transition towards Net Zero, with an obligation of trialling and deploying technology within the UK continental shelf. The second finding window is scheduled for October 2022.

As well as finding, the projects will also gain access to data facilities and technical expertise from the industry.

Technology focus areas include:

  • CCUS
  • Hydrogen & other clean Fuels
  • Renewables & Energy Storage
  • Zero Emissions Power
  • Integrity Management
  • Venting & flaring
  • Late life & Decommissioning

To find out more, please visit the Net Zero Technology Centre website.

Support from the Supplier Development Programme

All Scottish SMEs, third sector organisations and supported businesses who are a member of SDP can access have access to free resources on the website, including the Net Zero page, to help you get ‘tender ready’ for any opportunity. The Net Zero page includes a list of free tools to help your businesses achieve its Net Zero goals.

Additionally, SDP refreshed course content is designed to help integrate your efforts towards Net Zero into your future bids to contribute to Net Zero in procurement. Please check out the SDP Events Calendar for upcoming training and events.

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