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Skipso Monthly Digest - Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives (June 2011)
 

Skipso Monthly Digest - Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives (June 2011)

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This month on Skipso:...

This month on Skipso:


19 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database

Focus this month: 6 Prizes / Awards, 5 Research & Development Grants, 6 Installation Projects, 1 Start-up Grant

12 grants and awards approaching application deadline

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 871 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives, all are accessible for free on: http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

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    Skipso Monthly Digest - Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives (June 2011) Skipso Monthly Digest - Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives (June 2011) Presentation Transcript

    • Skipso Monthly DigestCleantech Grants, Awards, IncentivesMay 6th 2011 – June 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • This Week on Skipso• 19 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database• Focus this month: 6 Prizes / Awards, 5 Research & Development Grants, 6 Installation Projects, 1 Start-up Grant• 12 grants and awards approaching application deadline• The Skipso funding section this week has reached 871 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives, all are accessible for free on: http:// www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • The Cleantech Open The Cleantech Open Global Ideas Competition 2011 •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: $100’000 in Support Services •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 12th September 2011 http://www.cleantechopen.com/app.cgi/content/competition/ideas/index•  The Cleantech Open runs the worlds largest clean technology business competition and were looking for the best clean technology ideas from around the world. Just for telling us your idea, you could win a prize package of services worth $100,000 to help you start a business to grow your idea! SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • IDTechEx Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air Awards 2011 •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: Recognition •  Geographic Focus: USA •  Deadline: 28th June 2011 http://www.idtechex.com/electric-vehicles-europe-11/awards.asp•  The IDTechEx Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air Awards recognizes company development and success. The award ceremony will be held at the special awards dinner on Tuesday 28 June 2011. Any company operating within the Electric Vehicles industry is welcome to apply. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Technology Strategy Board Materials for Energy Call •  Grant Type: Research and Development •  Amount: £3 Million •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 3rd August 2011 http://www.innovateuk.org/content/competition/collaborative-research-and- developmentmaterials-for-energy.ashx•  The Technology Strategy Board has allocated up to £3m to invest in highly innovative, collaborative R&D projects.•  The focus of the competition will be on projects that support applied research, experimental development and application of materials technologies which address challenges in scaling up technologies, from initial laboratory proof of concept to small-scale technology demonstrations and pilots in a representative environment. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Postcode Lottery · PICNIC The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2011 •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: £500,000 •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 29th July 2011 http://www.greenchallenge.info/Home.htm•  The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is for people who can instigate change – creative, innovative thought leaders and their organisations. Were looking for products and services that contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle, directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and score highly on convenience, quality and design. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Derry City Council Derry City Green Creativity Awards •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: £ 10,000 worth of business support services •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 24th June 2011 http://www.derrycity.gov.uk/EnterprisingDerry/GreenCreativity/Award- Guidelines•  Derry City Council has launched a competition to find the best idea for a commercially viable green product or technology, with £10,000 worth of business support on offer to commercialise the winning entry and develop the idea into a marketable product. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • EUREKA · EU FP7 Framework EUREKA Eurostars Programme September 2011 •  Grant Type: Research and Development •  Amount: €400 Million Fund •  Geographic Focus: EU Member States •  Deadline: 31st December 2013 http://www.eurostars-eureka.eu/home.do•  The Eurostars Programme (”Eurostars") is a European innovation programme. It is managed by EUREKA. Its purpose is to provide funding for market-oriented research and development with the active participation of research and development - performing small - and medium-sized enterprises (R&D-performing SMEs) Eurostars is a joint initiative between EUREKA and the EU Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • British Ecological Society Ecological Engagement Award •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: £1,000 •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 1st December 2011 http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/grants/honours_awards_prizes/ecol_engagement.php•  The Ecological Engagement Award is an annual award to recognise an exceptional contribution to facilitating the use and understanding of ecology. The Award is an honorarium of £1,000 plus a certificate. The award is given annually at the BES Annual Meeting. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • British Ecological Society Marsh Award for Climate Change Research •  Grant Type: Research & Development •  Amount: £1,000 •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 1st December 2011 http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/about_bes/•  The Marsh Award for Climate Change Research is normally awarded annually. It is supported by the Marsh Christian Trust and administered by the British Ecological Society. It is awarded for an outstanding contribution to climate change research. The Award is an honorarium of £1,000 plus a certificate and is open to ecologists from anywhere in the world. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • GreenStart GreenStart 2011 •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: $25,000 •  Geographic Focus: San Francisco •  Deadline: 3rd July2011 http://greenstart.com/•  The program kicks off in San Francisco on September 12, 2011, and ends December 14, 2011. Applications must be received by July 3. We want to learn about you, your business concept, and your progress to date.•  If you are selected as a finalist, we will contact you by July 15 to set up an in-person meeting sometime between July 18-29. We will reimburse you for up to $500 in travel expenses. On August 3, we’ll announce which startups have been selected for our inaugural program. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Regional Growth Fund · Carbon Trust £1.9 Million Funding Scheme •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £1.9 Million Funding Scheme •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: Ongoing http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/news/news/press-centre/2011/Pages/new- funding.aspx•  The Carbon Trust has secured £1.9 million of new funding from the Regional Growth Fund. In response to the news that the Carbon Trust has been successful in its application for funding to the first round of the Regional Growth Fund Benjamin Sykes, Director of Innovation said: SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • WRAP Cymru Low Carbon Innovation Fund •  Grant Type: Research and Development •  Amount: £500,000 •  Geographic Focus: Wales, United Kingdom •  Deadline: 31st December 2012 https://www.lowcarbonfund.co.uk/LCIF/•  Funding voucher scheme to help manufacturing businesses in Wales assess the viability of introducing or increasing the use of recycled materials in products, processes and packaging. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Oxford Investment Opportunity Network OION Co-Investment Fund •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £50 Million Fund •  Geographic Focus: London, United Kingdom •  Deadline: 31st December 2012 http://www.oion.co.uk/news.html•  Europes leading technology business angel network, Oxford Investment Opportunity Network (OION), has secured access to a £50 million co-investment fund.•  OION is one of the few private sector angel networks in the UK. It assists companies throughout the UK to secure business development funding from £200,000 to £2 million. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Siemens Financial Services · Carbon Trust Energy Efficiency Financing Scheme •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £550 Million Fund •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 31st December 2014 http://www.energyefficiencyfinancing.co.uk/Pages/home.aspx•  Funding for UK businesses to invest in cost effective energy efficiency equipment and other low carbon technologies, such as new efficient lighting and biomass heating.•  With an overall budget of £550 million over the next three years, the scheme will enable UK businesses to invest in cost effective energy efficiency equipment and other low carbon technologies, such as new efficient lighting and biomass heating. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Technology Strategy Board Grant for Research and Development •  Grant Type: Research and Development •  Amount: £25,000 to 250,000 •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 1st March 2012 http://www.innovateuk.org•  A new Technology Strategy Board scheme is offering funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology, from which successful new products, processes and services could emerge. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • The South East Sustainability Loan Fund Funding for Green Businesses in South East England •  Grant Type: Research & Development •  Amount: £2 Million Fund •  Geographic Focus: London, United Kingdom •  Deadline: 1st January 2014 http://www.financesoutheast.com/ourfunds/index.aspx?id=1654•  The South East Sustainability Loan Fund (SESLF), launched in 2010, has recently funded its tenth deal, which brings the total funding to South East based, growth oriented green technology related businesses to almost £750,000 over the past year. Providing funding between £20,000 and £200,000, the SESLF will continue to provide essential growth finance to innovative green businesses until 31 December 2014. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • NYSERDA Customer-Sited Tier Fuel Cell Program •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: $21.6 Million Fund •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 31st December 2014 http://cleanedge.com/news/story.php?nID=7492•  NYSERDAs Customer-Sited Tier Fuel Cell Program will provide as much as $21.6 million through 2015. The program provides an incentive toward the cost of fuel cell installation, plus payments over the first three years of operation based on power produced. Companies can collect a total payment of up to $1 million for fuel cells, based on the size of the project. Funding is awarded to applications received on a first-come, first-serve basis. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Copeland Council · Cumbria Business Environment Network Copeland Council Low Carbon Grant •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £500 to £4’000 •  Geographic Focus: Whitehaven, United Kingdom •  Deadline: 1st March 2012 http://www.cumbriaben.com/Enworks/Copeland-Low-Carbon-Grant.aspx •  An event to launch the Copeland Council Low Carbon Grant, which will be available to small and medium-sized enterprises in Copeland carrying out carbon saving projects, will be held on 06 April 2011 at the Beacon Centre in Whitehaven. •  Grant assistance will be available from £500 - £4,000, 50% of which should be match funded. Applicants should evidence a saving of 1.5 tonnes of CO2 per £1,000 of grant. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Low Carbon Innovation Fund Low Carbon Innovation Fund for SMEs Relocating to the East of England •  Grant Type: Research and Development •  Amount: £20 Million •  Geographic Focus: London, United Kingdom •  Deadline: 1st January 2015 http://uk.ibtimes.com/articles/20110309/regional-sme-low-carbon-fund-looks-beyond-east- england.htm •  A low carbon innovation fund for small businesses in the East of England is planning to invest in firms from outside of the region that are happy to relocate. •  The Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF), which is provided by the University of East Anglia for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), was launched in 2010, and is worth £20 million, providing assistance for businesses until the end of 2015. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Technology Strategy Board £10 Million Funding for Low Carbon Vehicle Projects •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £10 Million Fund •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 1st March 2012 http://www.innovateuk.org•  The Governments Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is providing £10 million for three major projects to address fundamental research questions in developing low carbon vehicles.•  These projects have been developed by EPSRC with the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) through the Low Carbon Vehicle Innovation Platform Integrated Delivery Programme. SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for freeSKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Skipso – Enabling Sustainable Innovation Join Now for Free! http://www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
    • Contact Us For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: info@skipso.com The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO DIGEST: MAY 6TH 2011 – JUNE 6th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com