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14 March 2023

 

Membership of Global Underwater Hub offers many benefits, including access to market intelligence and cross-sector collaboration opportunities.

Through our industry partnerships we are also able to keep members informed of research and development grant funding, investments or support that is available from a range of organisations, including Innovate UK. This type of funding can assist with the development and commercialisation of new products, processes and services.

Current funding opportunities from Innovate UK are wide-ranging and include:

Innovate UK smart grants: 2023
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy.

Innovate UK Transformative Technologies
UK registered small and micro businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million for affordable, adoptable and investable innovations in transformative technologies.

Future economy investor partnerships: investor selection 
Investors can apply to partner with Innovate UK to invest in innovative small and medium-sized enterprises aligned with grant funding.

ZEVI: battery electric vessels and charging infrastructure
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £77 million. The funding will be to develop, deploy and operate clean maritime solutions for 3 years in a real world environment.

ZEVI: alternative fuel vessels and refuelling infrastructure
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £77 million. The funding will be to develop, deploy and operate clean maritime solutions for 3 years in a real world environment.

ZEVI shore power technologies, shore-side and vessel-side
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £77 million. The funding will be to develop, deploy and operate clean maritime solutions for 3 years in a real world environment.

Energy catalyst round 10: early-stage
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million in total across the 3 stages. Organisations can create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific regions.

Energy catalyst round 10: mid-stage
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million in total across the 3 stages. Organisations can create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific regions.

Hydrogen storage and distribution supply chain collaborative R&D
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £4.35 million for collaborative research and development (R&D) projects related to hydrogen storage and distribution supply chain.

Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2023 to 2024
UK registered academic institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £9 million to fund innovation projects with businesses or not for profits.


For further information visit the Innovate UK website