Objectives of the Devon Net Zero Innovation Fund

This fund is designed to encourage new industries to emerge and to boost investment in the development of low carbon products and services:

  • to enable Devon enterprises to address key low carbon challenges and opportunities through new product / service development
  • to enable at least 10 eligible Devon enterprises to develop new, commercially viable products / services for the low carbon economy
  • to enable Devon enterprises to collaborate with University of Plymouth academic researcher expertise that falls outside of the Low Carbon Devon Industrial Research Fellow (IRF) expertise (i.e. Green Walls, Power Electronics, Energy Efficiency in Buildings (Occupant Behaviour) and Creative Industries)
  • to support diversification of technology from one industrial sector to another to support low carbon ambitions.

Who can apply?

  • Applications will need to be led by an eligible Devon enterprise – in partnership with a University of Plymouth academic(s).
  • Existing or new collaborations are welcomed.

Key information

    • Deadline for applications – 28 October 2021 (12.00 midday) (after this time, no applications can be accepted)
    • Timescale – the collaborative project must be completed by 31/05/22
    • Budget – up to £7,500 will be allocated per collaboration
    • Applications – please email all enquiries and applications to sustainabilityhub@plymouth.ac.uk, clearly entitled “DNZIF” and company name / academic name.

To find out more about Devon Net Zero Innovation email: sustainabilityhub@plymouth.ac.uk

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