Webinar – Batteries for Off-Highway Applications and Knowledge Transfer Network Newsletter (KTN)


Off-highway Webinar and Workshop

Monday 7th June 2021, Webinar 13:30 – 15:00 | Workshop 15:30 – 17:00

On 7th June KTN’s Hydrogen Economy and Cross-Sector Battery Systems Innovation Networks are hosting a webinar and workshop focusing on Zero Carbon Off-Highway solutions in the Construction, Defence and Agriculture sectors.

The webinar is open to all. It will frame the market opportunity and challenges, followed by the opportunity for selected innovative companies to pitch their solutions.

Register here

Grab a coffee and join us for the Battery Caffè, Episode 2: Battery recycling

In this second episode, we discuss the importance of battery end-of-life and recycling. We explore the role of techno-economics, how data and battery monitoring can help the transition towards more sustainable end-of-life strategies, and whether the supply of raw materials is ethical for batteries. Listen here

The Battery Gap: investment into battery and electric-mobility technology companies – Report now available

Through the Faraday Battery Challenge, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is committed to growing a battery technology business in the UK market through collaboration, innovation and strong commercial potential. This report addresses questions about the perceived gap of investment in battery technology companies. Read the report here

Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 11

Competition closes: 16th June 2021 at 11:00am

The Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF) is a new programme that aims to establish a competitive and sustainable UK supply chain. Up to £1bn is available for capital and associated industrial research projects. This will support the industrialisation of a high-value, electrified automotive supply at scale in the UK. Learn more

Driving the Electric Revolution: Supply Chains for Net Zero

Competition closes: 30th June 2021 at 11:00 am

ISCF will work with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £22m in innovation projects. These will be to support the government’s green industrial revolution in transport, energy and industrial sectors. This competition is aiming to facilitate the UK’s volume supply chain and manufacturing capability growth in power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD). Learn more

Innovate UK Smart Grants: May 2021

Competition closes: 25th August 2021 at 11:00am

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25m for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy. This funding is from Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation. Learn more


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