Call for expressions of interest in technology acceleration programme

Mon 22 February 2021 View all news

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) is supporting ambitious micro, small and medium-sized companies to develop innovative automotive technology, products and services through the Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP).  £135,000 of government-backed, grant matched funding is available.  Expressions of interest are now being called for. 

This programme operates using a two-stage application process:

1) Expression of Interest (EOI) stage

2) Full application stage – invite to apply is based upon your EOI submission

The deadline for full applications is 14th April 2021 at 12pm.

For the best chance of success, it's recommended to submit an EOI as early as possible.

Click here to submit your Expression of Interest.

APC is looking for innovative automotive technology, products and services which:

  • Support zero emission vehicle operation, or;
  • Support the shift to net-zero carbon automotive products

The programme targets Technology Developers (TDs) with early-stage (TRL 2-4) vehicle innovations.

To find out more, download the competition brochure here.

Key Dates 

16th February 2021 – Expressions of interest opens

Noon 14th April 2021 – Application deadline

W/C 17th May 2021 – Interviews

W/C 31st May 2021 – Applicants informed

1st July 2021 – Target wave start

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