Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 – Collaborative R&D UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £12 million for innovative clean maritime projects. This funding is from The Department for Transport. Eligibility This competition is open to collaborations only. To lead a project your organisation must be a UK registered business of any size. Open now Opened: 25 May 2022 Closes: 13 July 2022
Programme: Innovate Uk
The Department for Transport will work with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest £12 million in innovative feasibility studies and pre-deployment projects. This competition is part of a suite of interventions to be launched by the UK Shipping Office for Reducing Emissions (UK SHORE). UK SHORE aims to transform the UK into a global leader in the design and manufacturing of clean maritime technology.
The Clean Maritime Demonstration Round 2 competition has two strands:
It is your responsibility to ensure you are submitting your application to the correct strand for your project. You will not be able to transfer your application and it will not be sent for assessment if it is out of scope.
Funding is available in strand 2 to support agile development and pre-deployment testing of clean maritime technologies.In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process. This competition closes at 11am UK time on the deadline stated.
Your project’s total costs must be between £100,000 and £3 million.
Your project must:
Your project can start by 1 January 2023.
You must only include eligible project costs in your application.
Under current restrictions, this competition will not fund any procurement, commercial, business development or supply chain activity with any Russian entity as lead, partner or subcontractor. This includes any goods or services originating from a Russian source.
If your total project’s costs or duration falls outside of our eligibility criteria, you must provide justification by email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 15 working days before the competition closes. We will decide whether to approve your request. If you have not requested approval or your application has not been approved by us, you will be made ineligible. Your application will then not be sent for assessment.
To lead a project or your organisation must:
To collaborate with the lead organisation, your partner organisation must be one of the following:
The lead and at least one other organisation must claim funding by entering their costs during the application.
Each partner organisation must be invited into the Innovation Funding Service by the lead organisation to collaborate on a project. Once accepted, partners will be asked to login or to create an account and enter their own project costs into the Innovation Funding Service.
Your project can include partners that do not receive any of this competition’s funding, for example non-UK businesses. Their costs will count towards the total eligible project costs.