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SBRI competition inviting businesses to develop lower cost heating and water infrastructure in Wales

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Bridgend County Borough Council is launching a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to identify how innovation in construction and smart technology can be used to cut the capital cost of district heating and water infrastructure as well as improve overall lifetime efficiencies, in terms of resource use and infrastructure economics.

A total of up to £2.2 milion (excluding VAT) is potentially available for development contracts in this competition which may run in 2 phases.

The competition is now open for applications.

Cardiff briefing for applicants

Bridgend County Borough Council is holding a briefing event for potential applicants:

  • Monday 14 October 2019, 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • at Life Sciences Hub, 3 Assembly Square, Cardiff Bay CF10 4PL
  • deadline for applications Monday 4 November 2019 at midday 12:00pm

Book a place for the briefing event by emailing

Find out more and apply

Published 11 September 2019
Last updated 2 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. The deadline for applications has been corrected to Monday 4 November 2019.

  2. New, later briefing event date added and extension to the application deadline

  3. First published.