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

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This month on Skipso:

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

Focus this week: EU Carbon Capture & Storage Funding, UK Start-up Funding Programme and Innovation Awards, Oregon Wave Energy Grants, Italian Environmental Fund, Scotland Low Carbon Skills Fund, Nordic Cleantech Open

12 grants and awards approaching application deadline

2 Open Innovation Challenge live on Skipso

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 780 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 (Nov 20th 2010)

  1. 1. Skipso Monthly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives October 19th - November 19th 2010 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com
  2. 2. This Week on Skipso powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.com • 7 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database • Focus this week: EU Carbon Capture & Storage Funding, UK Start-up Funding Programme and Innovation Awards, Oregon Wave Energy Grants, Italian Environmental Fund, Scotland Low Carbon Skills Fund, Nordic Cleantech Open • 12 grants and awards approaching application deadline • 2 Open Innovation Challenge live on Skipso • The Skipso funding section this week has reached 780 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/ grants/grid.html SKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  3. 3. EU Carbon Capture and Storage Call for Proposals Call for Proposals for Innovative Renewable Energy and Carbon Capture and Storage Projects •  The NER300 programme will use proceeds from the sale of 300 million emissions allowances under the New Entrants Reserve to invest in commercial demonstration projects of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) and innovative renewable energy technologies. •  Grant Type: Research & Development •  Amount: €4.5 billion fund •  Geographic Focus: EU Member States •  Deadline: 9th February 2011 http://ec.europa.eu/clima/funding/ner300/index_en.htm#part_1 powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  4. 4. UK Start-up Funding Programme Greensand Ridge Rural Business Fund •  The funding for rural businesses is provided by the Greensand Ridge Local Action Group with funding through the Rural Development Plan for England and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). A total of £1.5m is available for investment in start-up and existing businesses in the Greensand Ridge Programme area (covering rural parts of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire). •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: £1,500,000 fund •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 31st December 2010 http://www.greensand.org.uk/index.htm powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  5. 5. UK Innovation Awards and Grants Building for the Future – Innovation Awards for Collaborative R&D •  The University of Sheffield is launching a scheme to work with UK based SMEs in the area of `Building for the Future'. Up to 10 Innovation Awards of £5k will be made available to initiate Collaborative R&D projects and give SMEs the opportunity to access research expertise and facilities. •  Grant Type: Research & Development •  Amount: £50,000 fund value •  Geographic Focus: United Kingdom •  Deadline: 21st January 2011 http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ris/kta/buildingforthefuture.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  6. 6. Oregon Wave Energy Grants Oregon Wave Energy Hydropower Grants •  Recently OWET announced an industry matching grant program for developing wave energy projects in Oregon. The $500,000 matching program is available for developers interested in getting projects in the water off the Oregon Coast. •  The program has been divided into two funding pools: $300,000 for commercial scale development and $200,000 for feasibility studies. Funds will be available until April 30, 2011 or until all funds have been committed. •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: $500,000 •  Geographic Focus: US •  Deadline: 30th April 2011 http://www.oregonwave.org/owet-announces-matching-grant-program/ powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  7. 7. Italian Environmental Fund Bando Nazionale - Innovazione, Miglioramento Competitivo, Tutela Ambientale •  Sono stati pubblicati in Gazzetta Ufficiale i tre decreti del Ministero dello sviluppo economico che fissano le procedure per l’erogazione di 500 milioni di euro a favore delle imprese localizzate in Sicilia, Campania, Puglia e Calabria, che effettuano investimenti produttivi innovativi, per la ricerca e le energie rinnovabili. •  Grant Type: Production Incentive •  Amount: € 500 million fund •  Geographic Focus: Italy •  Deadline: 8th April 2011 http://www.edilportale.com/news/2010/09/risparmio-energetico/risparmio- energetico-in-edilizia-pubblicato-il-bando-da-300-mln_19949_27.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  8. 8. Scotland Low Carbon Skills Fund Low Carbon Skills Fund •  The Low Carbon Skills Fund is provided by Skills Development Scotland with funding through the Scottish Government and the European Social Fund. The fund has been established to support the sustainability and growth of businesses in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon reduction sectors by part-funding training which meets business priorities. A total of £585,000 is available, which will fund around 650 training opportunities. •  Grant Type: Research & Development •  Amount: £585,000 fund value •  Geographic Focus: Scotland •  Deadline: 31st December 2011 www.seamcentre.org.uk/getdoc/b67cfbf6.../Low-Carbon-Skills-Fund.aspx powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  9. 9. Nordic Cleantech Open Nordic Cleantech Open •  Nordic Cleantech Open is a business competition aimed to identify, upgrade and highlight the 25 best Nordic cleantech startups. •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: €120,000 in service support •  Geographic Focus: Nordic Countries •  Deadline: 10th December 2010 http://www.nordiccleantechopen.com/ powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  10. 10. •  How to predict the future environmental impact and effectiveness of ‘Clean’ technologies? •  Win a $5,000 cash award for submitting your innovative methodology to help the seeker organisation develop the first Cleantech Innovation Predictor. •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: $5,000 •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 20th January 2011 http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html Open Innovation Challenges (1 of 3) Cleantech Innovation Predictor Challenge powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  11. 11. •  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. •  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. •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: Non-monetary •  Geographic Focus: Global •  Deadline: 10th Fecruart 2010 http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html Open Innovation Challenges (3 of 3) GCCA Later Stage Award powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  12. 12. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  13. 13. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  14. 14. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  15. 15. 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.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  16. 16. Skipso – Enabling Sustainable Innovation http://www.skipso.com Join Now for Free! powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th
  17. 17. Contact Us For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: info@skipso.com The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation powering the Cleantech Revolution www.skipso.comSKIPSO DIGEST: OCTOBER 19th- NOVEMBER 19th

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