KTN's Good Application Guide

Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) have produced a Good Application Guide which aims to support prospective grant applicants to submit high quality proposals, giving them the best chance of success.

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Business Development Managers (BDM)
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ETP's Business Development Managers have extensive knowledge of available funding to assist you in developing your business or organisation, and we can also help you navigate the sometimes complex process of applying for and gaining funding.

We can also give you assistance accessing European and UK funding streams, for example:

If you would like more information and help please contact the Business Development Manager for your energy sector listed on this page.

Funding Calls

Business and Academia Prosperity Partnership
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Closing date: TBC

Apply for funding to support an established research partnership between business and academic institutions.

Prosperity partnership programmes must; address EPSRC’s delivery plan priorities, particularly for delivering economic and social prosperity, be business led, but co-created and co-delivered between the industrial and academic partners and support fundamental research with a technology readiness level of one to three.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)
Closing date: Open call

KTPs are open to businesses or not-for-profit organisations, research organisations and graduates to work on an innovation project. Partnerships can last between 12 and 36 months and funding is provided to support the total cost of the project – businesses provide around one-third to half of the project costs depending on their size.

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MSIP Sustainable Mobility Acelerator
Elavator, Scottish Enterprise, Dundee City Council and Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc
Closing date: Open call

The intensive, fully funded 16-week programme is aimed at companies or individuals who ideally have developed minimum viable products, validated prototypes or possess investor ready solutions focused on sustainable mobility, clean transport and low carbon energy.

Participants will have access to the skills, knowledge, networks and advice to enhance their overall solutions. Additionally, Elevator - for the first time, has joined with sector specialist delivery partners. The duo will share technical know-how and provide participants access to global networks, while ensuring clear development, commercial and marketing pathways exist.

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SME Loan Fund
Scottish Government 

Closing date: Open call

The SME Loan can be used for the installation of heating renewables and many energy efficiency measures (such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, building fabric, and more).

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Scottish Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (SIETF)
Scottish Government 
Closing date: 17:00 17 December 2021 

The SIETF will provide grant funding to reduce energy costs and emissions through increased energy efficiency. Decisions on funding awards are weighted towards energy and/or carbon savings, therefore it is primarily aimed at businesses with high energy use.

The SIETF currently consists of two competitions, with funding profiled from 2021 to 2026. These are as follows:

  • energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation deployment projects
  • feasibility and front-end engineering design (FEED) studies 

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Circular Economy Investment Fund
Zero Waste Scotland

Closing date: December 2022

The Circular Economy Investment Fund is a funding opportunity for businesses and organisations in Scotland working in all business and social economy sectors. Zero Waste Scotland are looking for innovative projects that have the ability to deliver carbon savings, leverage investment and create jobs.

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