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Skipso Weekly Digest

Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives

November 20th – November 27th 2009

enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com


Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants
• Number of Grants: 523
53%
25%
• Value of Grants: $38billion* 3%
3%
• Countries Covered: 40+ 3%
2%
• New Grants this Week: 9 2%
1%
• Latest update: November 27th , 2009 1%
1%

*Includes funds allocated for production incentives, loans, tax credits and Other countries: Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, China, India, Brazil,
expired grants Thailand, Switzerland, Holland, Singapore, UAE , Nigeria, Other EU & African
countries

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122

88

39
35
20 19 15

SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 20th – NOVEMBER 27th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
This Week on Skipso

• 9 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to


Skipso’s funding database

• Focus this week: on US State Incentives (New Hampshire, Maine),


new UK grants and loans, new UK Electric Vehicle
Infrastructure fund, Singapore Government new call for proposal
in water technologies, Canada Biofuels incentives

• New Skipso Open Innovation Challenges launched this week: The


Green Lighting Challenge ($10k Cash Award!)

• 16 grants and awards approaching application deadline

• The Skipso funding section this week has reached 523 Cleantech
grants, awards, incentives and over $38b in value, all are
accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com

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U.S. State Incentives (Maine, New Hampshire)
Name Cleantech Focus Details

Maine - Voluntary Funding for small-scale • Grant Type: Other


Renewable Resources demonstration projects • Amount: up to £50k
Grants designed to educate • Deadline: Ongoing
communities on the value • Visit website
and cost-effectiveness of
renewable energy.

New Hampshire - Revolving loan program for • Grant Type: Loans


Business Energy businesses in the state to • Amount: £2m budget
Conservation Revolving finance energy efficiency • Deadline: 31st Dec 2010
Loan Fund upgrades • Visit website

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Carbon Trust Funding Schemes
Name Cleantech Focus Details

Low Carbon Seed Fund Early stage cleantech • Grant Type: Start-ups, UK
investment opportunities • Amount: £500k investment
that emerge both from the • Deadline: Ongoing
Carbon Trust Incubators as • Visit website
well as from other dealflow
sources.

Carbon Trust Clean Clean-energy Technology • Grant Type: Start-ups, UK


Energy Fund Businesses • Amount: £250k to £3m
• Deadline: Ongoing
• Visit website

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South East of England Energy Grant

The Energy Grants 500 Scheme

• Grant Type: Other


• Amount: £500
• Geographic Focus: UK, South East
• Deadline: 31st December 2010

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• The Energy Grants 500 scheme is provided by the South East of England
Development Agency.

• Businesses that spend between £1,500 and £30,000 on energy costs each
year can claim grants worth up to £500 to improve their energy efficiency.

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UK Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program
Department for
Transport Electric Vehicle Infrastructure –
Plugged-in Places

• Grant Type: Installation Projects


• Amount: £30,000,000 funding
• Geographic Focus: UK
• Deadline: 1st June 2010
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• Plugged-In Places, launched on 19 November 2009, will create a critical mass


of infrastructure in between 3 and 6 lead cities or regions in the UK.

• Seed funding, worth up to £30 million, will be made available to consortia in


England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Singapore Call for Proposal – Water
Technologies

Directed Call for Proposals on


Industry-Led Research

• Grant Type: Research & Development


• Amount: S$3,000,000
• Geographic Focus: Singapore
• Deadline: 18th February 2010
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• The aim for this Directed Request for Proposal (RFP) on Industry-Led
Research is to solicit R&D proposals from the local industry in water-related
domains.

• This is to allow local water and water-related companies build new


technological capabilities to meet new business needs

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Canada Biofuel Funding Scheme

ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital


Initiative

• Grant Type: Installation Projects


• Amount: $200 million, four year program
• Geographic Focus: UK
• Deadline: 31st March 2011
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• The ecoABC Initiative is a federal $200 million four-year program ending on


March 31, 2011 that provides repayable contributions for the construction or
expansion of transportation biofuel production facilities.

• Funding is conditional upon agricultural producer investment in the biofuel


projects, and the use of agricultural feedstock to produce the biofuel.

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New Green Lighting Challenge

The Green Lighting Challenge

• Grant Type: Prize / Award


• Amount: $10,000 / $1,000 referral fee
• Geographic Focus: Italy / International
• Deadline: 8th March 2010

Visit the website

• GC is looking for innovative solutions and products to enhance the performance of its
LED-based product line and extend its functional application to a wider range of
fittings.

• Win $10,000 cash award for submitting solutions that will allow GC to meet the
required illumination coefficients and to expand its Green Lighting fittings to
motorways, urban areas, sports installations and other public areas.

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Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (1 of 2)

Rwanda Rural Electrification


Challenge

• Grant Type: Prize / Award


• Amount: $2,500 / $500 referral fee
• Geographic Focus: Africa – Rwanda
• Deadline: 30th November 2009
http://www.skipso.com/info/aboutChallenges

• Swiss NGO Mabawa, is looking to harness the power of open innovation to bring
electricity to the rural village of Nyamyumba, Rwanda.

• Mabawa is looking for high-level ideas for cost-efficient, reliable, standalone


solutions which explore the use of multiple renewable energy sources. The winning
solution/s will get a total cash award of $2,500 and will be considered for
implementation in Rwanda

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Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (2 of 2)

Concepts for CO2 Project Sourcing

• Grant Type: Prize / Award


• Amount: $5,000 / $500 referral fee
• Geographic Focus: Developing Countries
• Deadline: 25th January 2010
http://www.skipso.com/info/aboutChallenges

• Myclimate, The Climate Protection Partnership, is looking for innovative approaches to


secure and expand the sourcing of carbon offsetting projects.

Win $5,000 for submitting the most compelling concept for myclimate to find and
approach Cleantech companies, technology providers and other organizations that
apply and implement CO2-reducing technologies and initiatives in developing
countries, mainly in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 4)

See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list

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Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 4)

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Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 4)

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Upcoming Application Deadlines (4 of 4)

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