Collaborative R&D Competition Submission Deadline is 17.00hrs, Thursday 15th April

The deadline for submissions into our Collaborative R&D Competition is fast approaching!

This competition forms part of the £20m funding launched by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) for innovative, zero emission electric vehicle and infrastructure projects. The competition streams are:

1. “EV Challenge” – consisting of:

  • Innovative Charging (new for 2021) – to accelerate the development of innovative off board charging solutions that are directly applicable to on-road, zero emission UK niche electric vehicles in order to promote increased take-up
  • Early Stage R&D (Proof of Concept) – to demonstrate the accelerated development of technologies (based around specific areas), directly applicable to on-road, zero emission UK niche vehicles

2. Late Stage R&D (Production Readiness) – to demonstrate the accelerated development of low carbon and zero emission technologies (based around specific areas), directly applicable to on-road or off highway, UK niche vehicles.

Please note that applications can only be submitted online through our Funding Gateway which also contains guidance on how to apply, with links to provide help if required.

The deadline for bid submissions is 5pm, Thursday 15th April, 2021.

Good luck to all applicants and we look forward to receiving your submissions.

Competition Documents and Support

The competition briefing documents for each stream are available to view and download here

For competition queries and support you can contact us here

For technical support, or help submitting your application via the Funding Gateway you can contact us here

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