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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Dec 4th)

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A weekly digest with a snapshot of the newest Cleantech grants, awards and incentives added to Skipso's 'Funding' section as well as the upcoming application deadlines.

This week on Skipso:

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

Focus this week: on US Solar America Initiative, Singapore National Grants & Incentives, new UK grants in Transport and Advanced Manufacturing, new Clean Energy Challenge for developing countries

2 Skipso Open Innovation Challenges are live: The Green Lighting Challenge ($10k Cash Award) and the Concepts for CO2 Offsetting Challenge ($5k Cash Award)

6 grants and awards approaching application deadline

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 532 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $38b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Dec 4th)

  1. 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives November 27 th – December 4 th 2009 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>Number of Grants: </li></ul><ul><li>Value of Grants: </li></ul><ul><li>Countries Covered: </li></ul><ul><li>New Grants this Week: </li></ul><ul><li>Latest update: </li></ul>532 $38billion * 40+ 9 December 4 th , 2009 SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th *Includes funds allocated for production incentives, loans, tax credits and expired grants Other countries: Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, China, India, Brazil, Thailand, Switzerland, Holland, Singapore, UAE , Nigeria, Other EU & African countries 52% 25% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 2% 1% 1% 186 126 89 39 21 35 16 20
  3. 3. This Week on Skipso enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>9 new Cleantech Grants , Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database </li></ul><ul><li>Focus this week: on US Solar America Initiative, Singapore National Grants & Incentives , new UK grants in Transport and Advanced Manufacturing , new Clean Energy Challenge for developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>2 Skipso Open Innovation Challenges are live: The Green Lighting Challenge ( $10k Cash Award) and the Concepts for CO2 Offsetting Challenge ( $5k Cash Award) </li></ul><ul><li>6 grants and awards approaching application deadline </li></ul><ul><li>The Skipso funding section this week has reached 532 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $38b in value , all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  4. 4. DOE Technical Assistance Announcement enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Solar America Initiative <ul><li>The DOE will provide Technical Assistance to large-scale, high-visibility solar installation projects that have the ability to impact the market for solar technologies through large project size, use of a novel solar technology , and/or use of a novel application for a solar technology . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Installation Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $2,000,000 total funding available </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : US </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 30 th December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Website </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  5. 5. Singapore Grants & Incentives (1 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Name Cleantech Focus Details Singapore 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Fund The 3R fund is a $8 million co-funding scheme to encourage organisations to undertake waste minimisation and recycling projects. <ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj. </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: up to S$8 million </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 8 th Feb 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit website </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type: Other </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: 50% of budget </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: Ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>Visit website </li></ul>Singapore 3P Partnership Fund Aims to encourage and assist organisations, companies and individuals from the People, Private and Public (3P) sectors to work together to develop innovative and sustainable environmental initiatives. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  6. 6. Singapore Grants & Incentives (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Name Cleantech Focus Details Singapore Green Vehicle Rebate Incentives to promote the replacement of older, more polluting vehicles with newer, more environmentally-friendly ones. <ul><li>Grant Type: Prod. Incentive </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: Varies </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st Dec 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit website </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj. </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: S$600,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: Ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>Visit website </li></ul>Singapore Design for Efficiency Scheme The Design for Efficiency Scheme aims to encourage investors in new facilities in Singapore to integrate energy and resource efficiency improvements into manufacturing development plans early in the design stage. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  7. 7. UK Rail and Water Freight Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Freight Facilities Grant <ul><li>Freight Facilities Grant scheme (FFG): helps offset the capital cost of providing rail and water freight handling facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Environmental Benefit Procurement Scheme (REPS): assists companies with the operating costs associated with running rail freight transport instead of road. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Installation Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Up to 50% of eligible costs </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : UK </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: N/A </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Website </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  8. 8. UK Advanced Materials Challenge enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Affordable Composites Manufacturing Grand Challenge <ul><li>The Government-backed Technology Strategy Board is to manage a unique competition that will see a £5 million prize awarded to British business to develop innovative composite manufacturing techniques for high-performance, high-value products . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : £5,000,000 first prize </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : UK </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 18 th December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Website </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  9. 9. Cleantech Grant of the Week enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Access to Clean Energy Challenge <ul><li>A business plan competition for entrepreneurs that deliver access to clean energy in developing countries . </li></ul><ul><li>Clean energy comprises: wind, solar, biogas, hydro, liquefied petroleum gas, biomass and energy efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Start-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Developing Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 15 th January 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Website </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  10. 10. UK Regional Sustainable Awards enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Sustainable Business Awards 2010 <ul><li>Run by environmental support group Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainable Business Partnership (SBP) , the contest aims to celebrate the local companies that have achieved economic success whilst at the same time taking into account their social and environmental impact . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Hampshire and Isle of Wight </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 22 nd January 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Website </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  11. 11. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (1 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com The Green Lighting Challenge <ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $10,000 / $1,000 referral fee </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Italy / International </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 8 th March 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the website </li></ul><ul><li>GC is looking for innovative solutions and products to enhance the performance of its LED-based product line and extend its functional application to a wider range of fittings. </li></ul><ul><li>Win $10,000 cash award for submitting solutions that will allow GC to meet the required illumination coefficients and to expand its Green Lighting fittings to motorways , urban areas , sports installations and other public areas . </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  12. 12. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Concepts for CO2 Project Sourcing <ul><li>Myclimate, The Climate Protection Partnership, is looking for innovative approaches to secure and expand the sourcing of carbon offsetting projects . Win $5,000 for submitting the most compelling concept for myclimate to find and approach Cleantech companies, technology providers and other organizations that apply and implement CO2-reducing technologies and initiatives in developing countries , mainly in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency . </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : $5,000 / $500 referral fee </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus : Developing Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 25 th January 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the website </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  13. 13. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  14. 14. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  15. 15. 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: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th
  16. 16. 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: NOVEMBER 27 th – DECEMBER 4 th

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