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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Green jobs funding call
Scottish Enterprise
Closing date: 15 June 2021

Scottish Enterprise's green jobs funding is being delivered as competitive funding calls, which are rounds of funding that open and close periodically for fixed amounts of time and from which the best projects will be chosen for support. The green jobs calls aim to support businesses to create and maintain jobs that improve the environment, and to support projects that align to the Scottish Government net zero policies. By ‘net zero’, we mean the Scottish Government’s commitment to achieving net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.

The first call is aimed at supporting businesses to:

  • Create green jobs (these are new jobs that relate directly to the transition to net zero) or facilitate the transition of a job from non-green to green
  • Minimise environmental impacts by developing sustainable low carbon products or services

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Driving the Electric Revolution: Supply Chains for Net Zero
Innovation Funding Service
Closing date: 11:00 30 June 2021

UK registered businesses of any size can apply for a share of up to £22 million for innovation projects focused on supply chain development for power electronics, electric machines and drives.

If you would like to discuss this funding opportunity, please contact Dan Cutting

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Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF)
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Closing date: 14 July 2021
IETF Phase 1: Spring 2021 provides up to £40 million of grant funding for energy efficiency projects and studies. Innovate UK and BEIS are jointly delivering this phase of the competition for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


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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