If you are an Organization or a Project team seeking grant, you can apply for the Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest and use this brilliant opportunity to win this innovation grant.

Check other Details and other Eligibility Criteria for more information regarding this innovation grant.

Sponsoring Agency: GOV.UK 

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: February 16, 2022

Details:

The Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF) is an Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) programme that aims to establish a competitive and sustainable UK supply chain.

It offers a share of up to £1billion of funding for capital and associated industrial research projects. This will be to support the industrialization of a high-value, electrified automotive supply at scale in the UK.

This is an expression of interest (EoI) competition, which is the first stage in a two-stage process. Your EoI application outlines your proposal and potential benefits to the UK. If your application is successful, you will be invited to progress to a full application for the ATF competition.

Eligibility Criteria

Your Project –

Your total eligible project costs and project duration must be strongly aligned to the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF). To be eligible your project must request a minimum of £1 million in grant against your total eligible project costs.

If your project’s total eligible costs or duration falls outside of our eligibility criteria, you must provide justification by email. Least 10 working days before the competition closes. We will decide whether to approve your request. If you have not requested approval or your request has not been approved, you will be made ineligible and your application will not be sent for assessment.

Lead Organization –

To lead a project or work alone your organization must:

  • be a business of any size
  • carry out its project work in the UK
  • intend to exploit the results from or in the UK
  • address the requirements of the Automotive Transformation Fund

Non-UK businesses can apply to this expression of interest (EoI) competition in reference to activities they are considering undertaking in the UK. The business must be registered in the UK before any funding can be awarded.

Project Team –

To collaborate with the lead, your organization must be one of the following:

  • a business of any size
  • academic institution
  • charity
  • not-for-profit
  • public sector organization
  • research and technology organization (RTO)

If you find yourself eligible you can apply for this innovation grant!

More Information 

Registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1billion for capital-centric investment projects that help industrialize the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

For more information, visit here.