Funded Projects


We work to make sure that the UK remains competitive in the race to create a cleaner tomorrow. Every project we support anchors and grows the UK’s capabilities through the research, development and production of low-carbon automotive technologies and processes.

Find out about some of the cutting-edge, low-carbon, propulsion innovations that we’re supporting.

Ionic Technologies

Ionic Technologies has developed rare earth element separation and refining technology and is applying it to the recovery of rare earth metals from spent permanent magnets.

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Oxford RF Solutions

Oxford RF Solutions Ltd has designed a multidirectional radar sensor to enable all-weather autonomy.

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Sigma Lithium

3D-Li anode material and technology for next-generation lithium batteries for automotive and aerospace.

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LiNa Energy

LiNa Energy's cobalt- and lithium-free solid-state sodium battery is an ideal solution for renewable energy storage systems.

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Ilika is a pioneer in solid-state battery technology, enabling solutions for applications such as industrial IoT, MedTech, EV and consumer electronics.

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Composites Evolution Ltd

Composite Evolution's net-zero bio-based composite materials for next-generation lightweight vehicle structures.

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Enable Manufacturing

Enable Manufacturing’s Additive Casting® process combines the best of 3D printing and traditional casting, to manufacture complex metal parts, of any size, cost-effectively.

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Shape Machining – ShapeTex

The ShapeTex project is developing a new production process which allows existing carbon composite materials to be used in new applications which previously haven’t been possible.

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Stalcom Automotive Technologies Ltd

This project will develop innovative design and assembly techniques for mixed material lightweight structures and aims to reduce vehicle weight, plus increase adoption of recyclable and sustainable materials.

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Intelligent Power Generation

The Intelligent Power Generation project will develop a high-efficiency gas-fired micro-turbine - achieving a 50% fuel saving for the same energy output.

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