Up to £20million funding is available from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) where upon investment will be made in technologies that support the development of low carbon propulsion technology in the UK and ancho a next-generation supply chain.
The APC is particularly looking for projects that support the UK’s long-term capabilities and supply chain in the design, build and manufacture of low-emission vehicle technologies.
Projects must help make capabilities a permanent part of the UK supply chain. They must be in the following areas:
- alternative propulsion systems
- electric machines and power electronics
- energy storage and energy management
- lightweight vehicle and powertrain structures
- thermal propulsion systems
Projects must have a proven technology concept and demonstrate that there is a clear route to market. The primary technology application must be automotive.
Please see below for a summary of funding opportunity:
Competition Opens: 6 August 2018
Deadline for competition: 3 October 2018
Requirement : Must be led by a business working in partnership with others; must include SME; and a vehicle manufacturer/ tier 1 supplier
Funding available: £5m to £40m
Project duration: 18 to 42 months
A briefing event will be held on 16 August 2018 where further advice on applying for APC funding will be available. Please click on this link to find out more.