Core Competitions

Enabling future low carbon technologies become real-world products

£1 Billion commitment

Our Core Competitions are a £1 billion commitment from Government and industry to accelerate the development of low carbon technology from research to the point of commercialisation here in the UK, safeguarding and creating jobs and attracting foreign direct investment.


With three competitions running a year, there is ample opportunity to apply for match-funded financial support complemented by technological support and strategic business advice from our team of handpicked specialists.


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2018 Funding Calendar

To allow you to plan ahead and develop your project application, this year we are piloting a 3 competition a year calendar.

The application deadlines are:
APC 9          7th March 2018
APC 10       27th June 2018
APC 11       3rd October 2018

APC10 will open on 30th April 2018

Our latest Grant Funding Competition, APC9, making up to £30 million of funding available, closed on 7th March 2018. APC10, will open on the 30th April 2018.



Get in touch
To find out more about the APC core competitions and advise on forming consortia, contact Dan Bunting.