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£20m UK aid funding available for innovative energy projects

The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, is offering £20m of UK aid funding to develop and demonstrate innovative solutions for clean, affordable and secure energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or South East Asia. Up to £3 million will be prioritized for projects specifically for energy storage. Dfid is also particularly interested in supporting projects in the areas of:

  • modern cooking
  • sustainable cooling
  • next-generation solar
  • efficient and productive appliances
  • technologies and business models that help leave no-one behind

Your early-stage project’s total eligible costs must be between £50,000 and £300,000. Read more about the opportunity here and here. The deadline to show your interest is September 16th. 

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Specifications

Program website

https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/612/overview

Type

Award/Competition
COVID-19 Response

Geographical Scope

South-eastern Asia
Southern Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa

Contact information

Last update

Date

17-09-2020

Status

Not Accepting Applications

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