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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Mar 19th)

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This week on Skipso:

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

Focus this week: US and UK Cleantech Start-up Competitions, US State Incentives (Minnesota), new Scotland Waste, Recycling and Air Quality grants

Live Skipso Open Innovation Challenges: University CleanTech Challenge – Phase 2 (£5k Cash Award) The Green Lighting Challenge ($10k Cash Award)

10 grants and awards approaching application deadline

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 640 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $39b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

For more information please contact us on info@skipso.com or register for free on http://www.skipso.com

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Mar 19th)

  1. 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives March 12th – March 19th 2010 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants • Number of Grants: 640 • Value of Grants: $39billion* • Countries Covered: 40+ • New Grants this Week: 7 • Latest update: March 19th, 2010 *Includes funds allocated for production incentives, loans, tax credits and expired grants SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  3. 3. This Week on Skipso •  7 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database •  Focus this week: US and UK Cleantech Start-up Competitions, US State Incentives (Minnesota), new Scotland Waste, Recycling and Air Quality grants •  Live Skipso Open Innovation Challenges: University CleanTech Challenge – Phase 2 (£5k Cash Award) The Green Lighting Challenge ($10k Cash Award) •  10 grants and awards approaching application deadline •  The Skipso funding section this week has reached 640 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $39b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  4. 4. US Cleantech Start-up Competition (1 of 2) Green:Net Launchpad 2010 •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: Recognition •  Geographic Focus: US •  Deadline: 19th March 2010 http://events.earth2tech.com/greennet/10/launchpad/ •  Are you part of a new startup that is leveraging information technology — the Internet, computing and communication networks — to help remake the energy industry and fight climate change? If so, we’re looking for you. We’re officially taking submissions for new startups, or companies with new products, that will launch at our conference. Submit your company’s entry below. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  5. 5. US Cleantech Start-up Competition (2 of 2) California Clean Innovation “Fast Pitch” Competition •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: $10,000 •  Geographic Focus: US •  Deadline: 11th April 2010 http://www.cacleaninnovation.com/fast_pitch.htm •  The Fast Pitch Competition provides early stage, clean technology companies a platform to showcase their business to a panel of Venture Capital judges and a wide array of conference attendees. All participants will receive valuable, interactive feedback and attention from industry leaders and professional investors. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  6. 6. UK Green Start-up Competition Venture Candy – Green Category •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: £50,000 in advertising + business support •  Geographic Focus: UK •  Deadline: 6th April 2010 http://www.venturecandy.co.uk/index.html •  Venture Candy rewards talented businesses with the exposure and profile they need to transform themselves from budding enterprises into talked-about brands. •  In the Green section we’re looking for businesses whose primary objective is to make our environment a cleaner, greener more enjoyable place in which to live. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  7. 7. Scotland Cleantech Grants (1 of 3) Zero Waste Scotland Plastics Capital Grant Programme •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £5,000,000 fund •  Geographic Focus: UK, Scotland •  Deadline: 30th August 2010 http://www.wrap.org.uk/wrap_corporate/funding/capital_grants/spp001_funding.html •  Zero Waste Scotland is launching a £5 million capital grant programme on behalf of the Scottish Government to develop plastics reprocessing infrastructure in Scotland. •  The programme can provide financial assistance towards facilities capable of sorting, recycling and reprocessing a range of plastic waste, thereby diverting a minimum of 20,000 additional tonnes from landfill per annum. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  8. 8. Scotland Cleantech Grants (2 of 3) Construction Waste Recycling and Infrastructure Programme •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £180,000 •  Geographic Focus: UK, Scotland •  Deadline: 31st March 2011 http://www.wrap.org.uk/wrap_corporate/funding/capital_grants/ mrf100_construction.html •  The Construction Waste Recycling and Infrastructure Programme is provided by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to stimulate investment in additional processing capacity for facilities that process and recycle construction, demolition and excavation waste from construction sites into reusable materials for re-processors. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  9. 9. Scotland Cleantech Grants (3 of 3) Scotland Air Quality Grants •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: 30% of total project costs •  Geographic Focus: UK, Scotland •  Deadline: Ongoing http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/scotland/Scotland-Welcome-page/Business-and-Public-Sector-in- Scotland/Grants/Local-authority-Air-Quality-Grants •  Local authorities across Scotland can receive grants to help them fit equipment to their vehicle fleets that reduces harmful emissions. It is hoped the funding will enable local authorities to improve air quality as part of their statutory local air quality management responsibilities. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  10. 10. US State Incentives (Minnesota) Minnesota Xcel Energy - Solar*Rewards Program •  Grant Type: Production Incentive •  Amount: $ 2.25/W DC •  Geographic Focus: US, Minnesota •  Deadline: Ongoing http://www.xcelenergy.com/Minnesota/Residential/RenewableEnergy/Solar_Rewards/Pages/home.aspx •  Xcel Energy's Solar*Rewards Program provides an incentive for residential and commercial customers that install grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems of at least 0.5 kilowatts (kW) and less than 40 kW. •  The incentive takes the form of an up-front rebate of $2.25 per watt DC. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  11. 11. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (1 of 2) Refer a friend – Win $1,000! The Green Lighting Challenge •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: $10,000 / $1,000 referral fee •  Geographic Focus: Italy / International •  Deadline: 26th March 2010 http://www.skipso.com/innovation.html •  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. •  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. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  12. 12. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (2 of 2) University CleanTech Challenge •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: £5,000 •  Geographic Focus: Europe •  Deadline: 19th March 2010 (Phase 2) http://www.cleantechnologychallenge.com •  The CleanTech Challenge is a student competition jointly hosted by London Business School and University College London where students from top European business and engineering schools compete in cross-functional teams. The challenge is to develop innovative clean technology ideas from the concept phase to a stage in which they would attract Series A funding or otherwise be self-sustainable. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  13. 13. Looking for Cleantech Innovation? Skipso’s Innovation Lab allows you to reach out to a worldwide network of Cleantech experts and innovators Create your Challenge today, contact us on: •  http://www.skipso.com/info/generalContact.html •  info@skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  14. 14. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  15. 15. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  16. 16. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
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  19. 19. Contact Us For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: info@skipso.com The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: MARCH 12th – March 19th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com

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