ATF Feasibility Study 2 Winners

Automotive Transformation Fund

A £9.4 million investment

The winners from the second Automotive Transformation Fund Feasibility Study Competition FS2 received a share of £9.4 million in public funding. Below, you can find out more about each of the studies.
  • Advanced Energy Minerals (UK) Ltd – 5N HPA Manufacturing Plant – Coventry, West Midlands
  • Cornish Lithium Ltd – Trelavour Hard Rock Lithium Scoping Study – Penryn, Cornwall
  • EVC Powertech Ltd – 6-minute EV – an EV battery that can be charged in 6-minutes – Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Green Lithium Refining Ltd – Green Lithium – Rosyth Refinery – Rosyth, Dunfermlin
  • Ilika Technologies Ltd & Comau – A technical feasibility study of the manufacturing scale up for Ilika’s Solid State Batteries – Romsey, Hampshire
  • Ricardo UK Ltd – Feasibility study to quantify the opportunity for niche volume battery pack manufacturing in the UK, including consideration of ‘second life’ processing – Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex
  • RML Group Ltd – Feasibility study into the scale-up operations and processes of a UK battery manufacturing facility – Wellingborough, Northants
  • Talga Anode UK Ltd – CALIBER: Conductive Additives to reduce Lithium Ion Battery Electrode Resistance – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Fuel Cells
  • GKN Autostructures Ltd – H.E.N.R.Y – Telford, Shropshire
  • Haydale Composite Solutions Ltd – Graphene Enhanced Composite Hydrogen Tanks for Automotive (REACH-OUT) – Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Loop Technology Ltd – HySMART – Dorchester, Dorset
  • Ultima Forma Ltd – HYSTOR – Composite Electroformed Hydrogen Tank – Farnham, Surrey
  • Xcience Ltd – Hydrogen Storage for Transport– HYTRANSTOR – Frimley, Surrey
Motors & Drives
  • Electrified Automation Ltd – Removing barriers for OEMs through Automated Manufacturing (ROAM) – Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Equipmake Ltd – Electric Drivetrain Scale Up Manufacturing Study (EDSUMS) – Snetterton, Norfolk
  • Ford Motor Company Ltd – GigaDriveUK: Feasibility of high volume electric drive unit and hybrid transmission manufacture within Ford UK – Basildon, Essex
  • Less Common Metals Ltd – New UK Magnet plant – Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
  • Meritor Heavy Vehicle Braking Systems (UK) Ltd – PARETA – High Efficiency Parallel Motor for Automotive Application – Cwmbran, Monmouthshire
  • Q-Flo Ltd – Enabling EMI Shielding – Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  • Baruch Enterprises Ltd – Lithium Ion Battery Assembly and Remanufacturing facility (Li-BAR) – Edmonton, London
  • Entrust EV Technology Ltd – Reprocessing Retired EV Batteries for Secondary Use – Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Innvotek Ltd – Second life batteries for future applications (Batt2TheFuture) – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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