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

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This month on Skipso:

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

Focus this month: 5 Prizes / Awards, 2 Research & Development Grants, 3 Installation Project, 1 Loan

17 grants and awards approaching application deadline in the next month

2 Open Innovation Challenges and awards live on Skipso

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 814 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives, all are accessible for free on: http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

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

  1. 1. Skipso Monthly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives December 19 th 2010 – January 19 th 2011 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
  2. 2. This Week on Skipso powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com <ul><li>11 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database </li></ul><ul><li>Focus this month: 5 Prizes / Awards, 2 Research & Development Grants, 3 Installation Project, 1 Loan </li></ul><ul><li>17 grants and awards approaching application deadline in the next month </li></ul><ul><li>2 Open Innovation Challenges and awards live on Skipso </li></ul><ul><li>The Skipso funding section this week has reached 814 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives , all are accessible for free on: http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html </li></ul>SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  3. 3. Austin Clean Technology Incubators Austin Clean Technology Incubator Grants <ul><li>The Austin Technology Incubator and the State Energy Conservation Office will give out two $200,000 awards to companies or universities that want to create clean technology incubators. </li></ul><ul><li>The new program hopes to boost the state's ability to commercialize clean technology and grow clean technology companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $ 400’000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 21 st January 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ati.utexas.edu/cei-rfp/ </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  4. 4. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council UK Industry Interchange Programme <ul><li>The Industry Interchange Programme is provided by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to support the exchange of researchers and expertise between industry and the academic science base. </li></ul><ul><li>The objective of the programme is to support Interchanges that enable reciprocal access to facilities, expertise and knowledge of mutual benefit that provide strategic advantage to the UK science base and increase the understanding of scientific issues of common concern. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £50,000 (up to) </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 1 st February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/business/people-information/industry-interchange.aspx </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  5. 5. WIP Renewable Energies 26th EU PVSEC Student Awards <ul><li>To encourage high-quality work amongst young researchers, on the occasion of the 26th EU PVSEC the EU PVSEC Student Awards will be delivered in recognition of the most remarkable and outstanding research work in the field of PV. </li></ul><ul><li>The Scientific Committee may nominate up to 6 awardees, max. one per main Conference Subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU Member States </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 1 st February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.photovoltaic-conference.com/conference/studentawards.html </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  6. 6. The Guardian The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2011 <ul><li>The awards aim to showcase genuine innovation in corporate sustainability and recognise and reward those who take sustainability to the very heart of their businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Winners will feature in a special supplement published on guardian.co.uk and the team judged to have the best overall initiative will be invited to attend a 'winner's day' at the Guardian. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 7 th February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/gsb-awards? </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  7. 7. European Commission – European Investment Bank European Commission NER300 Call for Proposals <ul><li>The European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action, announces the first Call for Proposals for innovative renewable energy and carbon capture and storage projects under the NER300 competition (formally launched the 09/11/2011 in the Official Journal). </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Installation Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €300 million allowances </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU Member States </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 9 th February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/clima/funding/ner300/index_en.htm#part_2 </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  8. 8. Technology Strategy Board UK Feasibility Studies Competition <ul><li>T he Technology Strategy Board proposes to stimulate innovation across its core technology areas to help ensure that small and micro businesses in the UK are well-equipped to respond to society’s current and future challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>We have allocated up to £2m to invest in feasibility studies lasting up to three months, each costing no more than £33,000 in total (up to £25,000). Projects may be collaborative or carried out by a single company. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £ 25’000 in funding </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 10 th February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.innovateuk.org/content/competition/feasibility-studies-for-technology-inspired-innova1.ashx </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  9. 9. Technology Strategy Board Highly Innovative Strategic Technologies in Low Carbon Vehicles Competition <ul><li>The Technology Strategy Board is launching a £9m competition as part of the Integrated Delivery Programme, with up to £8m aimed at collaborative research and development and up to £1m aimed at feasibility studies. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £ 9 million overall funding </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 20 April 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.innovateuk.org/content/competition/highly-innovative-strategic-technologies-in-low-ca.ashx </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  10. 10. Nordic Environment Finance Corporation Nordic Environment Finance Corporation Investment Fund <ul><li>The NEFCO Investment Fund aims to promote financially viable environmental projects. These are defined as projects that contribute to the improvement of environmental conditions in the region while generating sufficient revenues to cover their costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Priority is given to projects that have substantial regional effects: for example, reducing pollution in the Baltic Sea and the Barents Sea, or reducing transboundary airborne pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : € 113.4 million fund </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Around the Baltic and Barents seas </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st December 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nefco.org/financing/investment_fund </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  11. 11. NYSERDA NYSERDA - Solar Thermal Incentive Program <ul><li>The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) offers incentives for the installation of solar water heating systems to residential and non-residential customers of the state's major investor-owned utilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Installation Project </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $25 per site/ meter </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : New York State </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st December 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nyserda.org/Funding/2149pon.asp </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  12. 12. European Commission Call for proposals concerning projects of common interest in the field of trans-European energy networks <ul><li>The 2011 annual work programme for grants in the field of trans-European networks (TEN) - area of energy infrastructures (TEN-E) - will encourage the effective operation and development of the internal market, reinforce the security of supplies and the diversification of energy suppliers and routes, facilitate the development and reducing the isolation of less-favoured regions, contribute to sustainable development and protection of the environment, inter alia by involving renewable energies. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : € 24.15 million budget for 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 28 th of February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/energy/infrastructure/grants/20110228_ten_e_en.htm </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  13. 13. Nordic Development Fund Nordic Development Fund ProClimate Facility <ul><li>he Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has provided EUR 10 million for the ProClimate Facility (ProCF) which establishes and pilots a partial climate guarantee and technical assistance facility. </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose of the facility is to support small and medium sized climate friendly investment projects that often would not otherwise be realised due to lack of financing or their size. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Installation Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : € 10 million pilot facility </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Global </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st December 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mhttp://www.nefco.org/financing_instruments/proclimate_facilityarinemanagement.org.uk/fisheries/funding/eff.htm </li></ul>powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  14. 14. <ul><li>How to predict the future environmental impact and effectiveness of ‘Clean’ technologies? </li></ul><ul><li>Win a $5,000 cash award for submitting your innovative methodology to help the seeker organisation develop the first Cleantech Innovation Predictor . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $5,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Global </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 20 th February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html </li></ul>Open Innovation Challenges (1 of 2) Cleantech Innovation Predictor Challenge powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  15. 15. <ul><li>The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) creates momentum and moves the Cleantech market by building a global coordination and collaboration of Cleantech clusters and their member companies. </li></ul><ul><li>To find and build the next generation of global players in the Cleantech sector we are launching the first ever “GCCA Later Stage Award” – vetting out the most promising later stage Cleantech companies across the globe and introducing them to growth capital and management guidance. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Global </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 10 th February 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html </li></ul>Open Innovation Challenges (2 of 2) GCCA Later Stage Award powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  16. 16. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 5) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  17. 17. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 5) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  18. 18. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 5) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  19. 19. Upcoming Application Deadlines (4 of 5) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  20. 20. Upcoming Application Deadlines (5 of 5) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  21. 21. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  22. 22. Skipso – Enabling Sustainable Innovation http://www.skipso.com Join Now for Free! powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011
  23. 23. Contact Us For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: [email_address] The Skipso Team – powering the Cleantech Revolution powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com SKIPSO DIGEST: DECEMBER 19 th – JANUARY 19 th 2011

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