Niche Vehicle Network

Funding & Competitions


Feasibility Study

The Feasibility Competition provides grants for industry-led projects focusing on catalysing innovative zero emission vehicle technologies through the undertaking of initial desk-top research activities.


EV Challenge

The Early Stage Vehicle R&D stream supports collaborative R&D projects producing a proof of concept, demonstrating the accelerated development of technologies on a zero emission vehicles.

The Innovative Charging stream supports collaborative R&D for projects producing an innovative charging proof of concept accelerating the development of innovative off-board charging solutions for electric vehicles.


Late Stage Vehicle R&D

The Late Stage Vehicle R&D stream provides grants for collaborative R&D to take technologies from demonstration through to production which can be demonstrated on a UK zero emission or low carbon niche vehicle.

Ariel Ace - Ace of Diamonds Edition


Collaborative research and development projects for zero emission and low carbon niche vehicle applications. Find out more about current project and recent success stories.

Events & Networking

Bringing the industry together through facilitated networking and knowledge sharing. Find out more about our latest events.

People networking at NVN Symposium

Success Stories

iEV-PCB Hairpin Motor

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ACRIM II - All Composite Reduced Inertia Modular Wheels

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Solid State Heat Exchanger

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Latest News

Pashley Win Inaugural NVN Nick Carpenter Innovation Award

In memory of Nick Carpenter, Technical Director and co-founder of Delta Motorsport, the Niche Vehicle Network has established the NVN Nick Carpenter Innovation Award.

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Niche Vehicle Feasibility Studies Competition 2021 Now Open!

The competition is open to single applications from UK registered SMEs and micro companies active in the zero emission niche vehicle technology sector.

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