£10m funding support for Zero Emission Vehicle innovation.

The webinar will allow attendees to hear about the new funding opportunity. The top-level details are as follows:

  • Application period opens 17 June and closes 29 July
  • Single or up to two partner collaborations
  • Focus around feasibility studies and R&D projects
  • Projects delivery in six months
  • Focused on ZEV innovation including battery and charging technologies

Webcast recording and slides are now available

Find the slides here.


It is vital that businesses of all sizes, academics, RTOs and local authority representatives join to hear about the scope and details of this funding.

This will be your chance to hear about the funding scope, eligibility criteria and application process and also the chance to take part in a live Q&A with Innovate UK.

Due to the disruption caused by Covid-19 to UK industry, Driving Electric Revolution, part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) are collaborating to invest up to £15m in innovation projects that will support the UK’s continued push towards net zero.

This is strand 2 of the competition in which OLEV is working with Innovate UK to invest up to £10m in innovative feasibility studies and R&D projects. These are 6-month rapid-delivery projects to develop on-vehicle and charging technologies that will secure the future of the zero emission vehicles (ZEV) industry in the UK.

Strand 1 of this competition involves targeted support for developing power electronics, machines and drives supply chains across all sectors part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Driving Electric Revolution programme.