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Danish Research Grants (1 of 2) enabling  sustainable innovation   www.skipso.com START Funding <ul><li>With a view to sus...
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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Monthly Digest (October 20th 2010)

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This month on Skipso

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

Focus this week: Vestas Wind Competition, EU FP7 Programme and other EU Research Grants, Danish and Scandinavian Grants and Funding Programmes, UK Carbon Trust Wind Competition, US Market Access Competition, Scottish Marine Wave Prize

12 grants and awards approaching application deadline

3 Open Innovation Challenge live on Skipso

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 770 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Monthly Digest (October 20th 2010)

  1. 1. Skipso Monthly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives September 18 th – October 18 th 2010 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. This Week on Skipso enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>12 new Cleantech Grants , Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database </li></ul><ul><li>Focus this week: Vestas Wind Competition, EU FP7 Programme and other EU Research Grants, Danish and Scandinavian Grants and Funding Programmes, UK Carbon Trust Wind Competition, US Market Access Competition, Scottish Marine Wave Prize </li></ul><ul><li>12 grants and awards approaching application deadline </li></ul><ul><li>3 Open Innovation Challenge live on Skipso </li></ul><ul><li>The Skipso funding section this week has reached 770 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives , all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  3. 3. Vestas Wind Competition enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Vestas Winnovation Challenge 2011 <ul><li>Help us take on one of the most important challenges of our time - and win a trip around the world! Twice already, Vestas has challenged top students around the world. Now, it’s your chance to participate in the Vestas Winnovation case competition 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>In February 2011, Vestas, the world leader in wind energy solutions, is challenging Master’s degree students within engineering to come up with ideas that could impact our clients around the globe and the world’s wind energy market </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Airline tickets for a trip around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 26 th November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vestas.com/en/jobs/events/winnovation-2011.aspx </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  4. 4. EU FP7 Programme (1 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com EU FP7 Framework Programme – Capacities Programme <ul><li>A distinct programme activity under the sub-programme ”Capacities” in EU’s 7th Framework Programme. Projects where a group of SME Associations outsource research and development to knowledge partners (RTD suppliers) on a commercial basis in order to develop technology to the benefit of their member SMEs. Rights to technology/products are transferred to the participating SME Associations. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €3,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 8 th December 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/calls/capacities/sme/p-ct-201102_en.pdf </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  5. 5. EU FP7 Programme (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com EU FP7 Framework Programme – People Programme <ul><li>Programme under the sub-programme ”People” in EU’s 7th Framework Programme which serves to ensure knowledge and technology transfer between universities and companies . Funds are sought in order to link researchers from universities and the corporate world to a concrete project where the programme funds expenses for a two-way job-posting, including salary. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €3,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 7 th December 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/calls/people/m-ct-201101_en.pdf </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  6. 6. EU Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Research Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative (FCH) <ul><li>EU Joint Technology Initiative supporting research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) activities in fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies in Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Its aim is to accelerate the market introduction of these technologies, </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €12,000,000 max funding </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 13 th October 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>ftp://ftp.cordis.europa.eu/pub/fp7/docs/calls/capacities/sme/p-ct-201102_en.pdf </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  7. 7. EU Energy Efficiency Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Intelligent Energy Europe Programme (IEE) <ul><li>The objective of the Intelligent Energy - Europe Programme is to contribute to secure, sustainable and competitively priced energy for Europe, by providing for action to foster energy efficiency and the rational use of energy resources ; to promote new and renewable energy sources and to support energy diversification; to promote energy efficiency and the use of new and renewable energy sources in transport. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €2,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : EU </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 1 st October 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/cip/iee/index_en.htm </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  8. 8. Scandinavian Countries Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Nordic Energy Research <ul><li>Nordic Energy Research is the funding institution for energy research under the Nordic Council of Ministers, promoting research and innovation in new energy technologies and systems in the Nordic region. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €1,500,000 max funding </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Nordic Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st December 2014 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nordicenergy.net/index.cfm?id=3-0&path=48 </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  9. 9. Danish Research Grants (1 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com START Funding <ul><li>With a view to sustaining and improving the international competitiveness of Danish research and strengthening Danish researchers' possibilities of successfully applying for international financing sources, the Danish Council for Independent Research, through its individual research councils, provides funding for the preparation of international research applications </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €30,000 max funding </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Nordic Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st December 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fi.dk/stoette/opslag-stoettemuligheder/2010/ftp-opslag-efteraar-2010/call-for-proposals-autumn-2010-ftp </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  10. 10. Danish Research Grants (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com EUDP <ul><li>The programme supports the following types of projects: a ) projects including development and / or demonstration of new efficient energy technologies , b) research projects which directly prepare or support demonstration, c) development of public / private partnerships aimed at new energy technologies d) International cooperation, e) dissemination. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : €1,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Nordic Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st December 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ens.dk/en-us/Sider/forside.aspx </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  11. 11. Danish Research Grants (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Offshore Wind Accelerator Competition <ul><li>The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) competition is a Carbon Trust initiative to accelerate the research, development and deployment of technologies to meet offshore wind energy generation targets and reduce the overall cost of generating energy from offshore win </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £1,100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Nordic Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 26 th November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/emerging-technologies/current-focus-areas/offshore-wind/pages/offshore-wind-access-challenge.aspx </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  12. 12. US Market Entry Competition enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Go Global: Silicon Valley Competition <ul><li>Register today for your chance to win a free two-month stay at the US Market Access Center in Silicon Valley , which includes a one-week boot camp, one-to-one mentoring, networking events and meetings with qualified potential investors, partners and customers. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Start-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Global </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : 31 st October 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.usmarketaccess.com/global.html </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  13. 13. Scottish Marine Technology Prize enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com The Saltire Prize <ul><li>The Saltire Prize , Scotland's £10 million challenge to accelerate the commercial development of marine energy </li></ul><ul><li>£10 million will be awarded to the team that can demonstrate in Scottish waters, a commercially viable wave or tidal stream energy technology that achieves the greatest volume of electrical output over the set minimum hurdle of 100GWh over a continuous 2 year period using only the power of the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £10,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline : January 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Business-Industry/Energy/Action/leading/saltire-prize </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  14. 14. Open Innovation Challenges (1 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <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: 30 th November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html </li></ul>Cleantech Innovation Predictor Challenge SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  15. 15. Open Innovation Challenges (2 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>NewNet’s Cleantech Startup Challenge is a competition reserved for the most exciting and innovative start-ups focused on the environmental , clean technology or renewable energy sectors . </li></ul><ul><li>The winner, as selected by NewNet’s expert judging panel, will get a free stand at this year’s Envirotech & Clean Energy Summit as well as 2 free delegate passes and extensive exposure to a global network of over 50,000 relevant professionals via NewNet’s online news service. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Start-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Global </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 12 th November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html </li></ul>NewNet Cleantech Start-up Challenge SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  16. 16. Open Innovation Challenges (3 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <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: 20 th December 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html </li></ul>GCCA Later Stage Award SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  17. 17. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  18. 18. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  19. 19. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
  20. 20. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th
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  22. 22. Contact Us enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: [email_address] The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: SEPTEMBER 18 th - OCTOBER 18 th

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