This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.
This call has been updated following Priority Axis 4 changes to the ERDF Operational Programme. This call has also been updated to extend the closing date to 30 November 2017 with an additional assessment point on 31 October 2017.
This call is looking to support the shift towards a low carbon economy and to enhance research and innovation:
enhance research and innovation infrastructure and capacities to develop research and innovation excellence
promote business investment in research and innovation
promote the production and distribution of energy derived from renewable sources
promote energy efficiency and renewable energy use in enterprises
support energy efficiency, smart energy management and renewable energy use in public infrastructure
promote low-carbon strategies for all types of territories
promote research and innovation in, and adoption of, low-carbon technologies
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Project’s put forward under this call must cover the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership area.
Up to £21,000,00 of funding is available through this call (£5,000,000 under Priority Axis 1 - Research and Innovation and £16,000,000 under Priority Axis 4 - Low Carbon). A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.
Outline application deadline: 30 November 2017 with assessment points at:
31 July 2017
31 August 2017
30 September 2017
31 October 2017
It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.
How to apply
To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form. The form and guidance can be found here.
Please make sure that you are using the latest version of the form and guidance from our website to submit your application.
You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme can be found from our home page.
You may also find it helpful to see details regarding Technical Assistance projects. Details of these can be found on our website.
What happens next
If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.
If you have a question, contact NW.ERDFENQUIRIES@communities.gsi.gov.uk.
Call reference number: OC15R17S 0538