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Learnings from the First Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Projects and Launch of a £24m Second Wave of Funding.

Innovate UK has announced it is to hold an event focused on dissemination of learnings from the first Low Carbon Truck Demonstrator programme launched in 2013. The event will be held in Birmingham on 14 July.

 

The Innovate UK team will also talk about possible future plans for low emission freight.

 

The first demonstrator programme funded 12 projects with £11.3 m of public grant support. The demonstrator has so far part funded 380 low carbon trucks and helped to improve or establish 25 re-fuelling sites.

 

Innovate UK and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) funded the first Low Carbon Truck Demonstration project which started in 2013 and was led by Department for Transport (DfT), Freight team. 

 

The day will see project outcomes and learnings disseminated to a mixed audience of technology providers and Freight operators. as well as presentations from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and the Energy Technologies Institute, and CENEX.

 

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The day will offer valuable opportunity for companies and organisations to network and exchange ideas in the hope that strong consortia begin to form that could exploit any future grant funded opportunities. 

 

The afternoon will be the official briefing of the recently announced OLEV funding competition featuring details of the competition scope and application process from Innovate UK. You can read more on this here.

 

To register for this event click here

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