Innovative SMEs developing low-carbon energy solutions are invited to send in their applications for the second Low-Carbon Energy Solutions Innovators Challenge.
The Climate Innovation Platform (CIP) Challenge, hosted by the University of Birmingham in partnership with Energy Systems Catapult, offers bespoke packages to successful applicants to support the commercialization of their energy products and services.
Support includes incubator project management and incubator space at Tyseley Energy Park (TEP), home to Birmingham’s Energy Innovation Center and Energy Transition Centre, as well as the world’s first low-energy refueling station. and zero-carbon facility and the UK’s largest green hydrogen refueling facility.
Additionally, they will have access to a range of go-to-market support activities including financial planning, start-up mentoring, supply chain partner networks, market research, intellectual property strategy , collaborative events, guidance on regulations and standards, and investor preparation and introduction.
Supported by HSBC UK and the European Regional Development Fund, applications are invited from companies registered in the UK and in particular those that can benefit from the TEP climate innovation incubator.
Paul Jordan, Energy Launchpad Business Manager at Energy Systems Catapult, said: “One of the biggest challenges in meeting the UK’s climate change targets is creating integrated energy systems, delivering places and low-carbon supply chains where people can live and work.
“This year’s program will build on the progress of the inaugural year to help achieve net-zero decarbonization goals across a range of transiting markets.”
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