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Niche Vehicle Feasibility Studies Competition

Sponsored by the Office for Zero-Emission Vehicles (OZEV) and supported by Innovate UK, the Niche Vehicle Feasibility Studies Competition provides grant funding of up to £35,000 to undertake desktop research and/or preliminary investigation activities aimed at catalysing innovative vehicle technologies applicable to road-going zero-emission UK niche vehicles.

The competition is open to single applications from UK registered SMEs and micro-companies active in the zero-emission niche vehicle technology sector. There are two streams in the competition this year:


Applications into this stream must be able to articulate how they will support the high-level objectives of accelerated development of new on-road zero-emission niche vehicles and/or solutions to deliver increased zero-emission vehicle range.


Applications into this competition stream must be able to articulate how they will support the high-level objective of accelerated development of charging solutions to support increased uptake of zero emission on-road UK niche vehicles.

Applications must be submitted online through the NVN Funding Gateway which also contains both Applicant Guidance and FAQ documents for each competition stream.

More information, including a short introductory online video to the competition and details on how to apply is available here

Deadline for competition applications is Monday 25th October, 17.00 GMT.

Please note:

You must be a member of the Niche Vehicle Network (NVN) to apply for the competition and to access the NVN Funding Gateway. You can join NVN for free here.


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