Sponsored by Innovate UK, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the Niche Vehicle Network 2020 Collaborative R&D competition, covering Proof of Concept and Production Readiness Projects, is now open for applications.

The focus of this year’s competition will again be on low carbon vehicle technology, with emphasis on electrification, energy efficiency and lightweight vehicle structures.

Applications can only be submitted on-line through the NVN Funding Gateway which contains full guidance on how to apply, with links to provide specific help if required.

The Competition Briefing document including details on competition scope, timelines & deadlines, funding criteria, advice on how to prepare your bid, what makes a project fundable and application process is also available to view through the Funding Gateway and on the website

The deadline for bid submissions is Monday 8 June 2020.