Net Zero Technology Centre innovation funding

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Funding competition targets and funds technologies that will enable the delivery of the UK’s net zero ambitions

The Net Zero Technology Centre has launched the first of two open funding windows for 2022.

Businesses from across the globe can apply for a share of £7 million available in the first funding window, with a maximum of £1 million to be awarded to each successful project.

The projects must support the transition towards net zero with an obligation of trialling and deploying technology within the UK continental shelf. As well as funding, the projects will also gain access to data facilities and technical expertise from industry.

Seven technology focus areas have been identified for this funding window, click on each one to find out more:

  • carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS)
  • hydrogen and clean fuels
  • renewables and energy storage
  • zero emissions power
  • venting and flaring
  • integrity management - well integrity​​
  • late life and decommissioning
  • integrity management - CUI

Digital and data architecture, smart assets and field automation will be technology focus areas within the £3 million second open innovation programme in October.

Find out more about the funding competition and how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 29 April 2022.

First published 30 March 2022