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Funding pledge for AD highlights importance of local business engagement

Last week we reported on Labour’s support for domestic green gas generation in the UK. Yesterday, the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer set out the Conservative Party’s long term economic plan for the south-west, which included a pledge to: support tech clusters, green energy,…

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Tags: local enterprise partnerships, green gas, political parties, prime minister, chancellor, Derek Sivyer, conservative party, MP, funding, enterprise zone

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NatWest & RBS extend support for renewable energy projects

First banks to take future earnings from AD and hydro projects into consideration when assessing funding Up to 30% of future earnings from Anaerobic Digestion and Hydro technologies will now be taken into account    NatWest and the Royal Bank of Scotland have extended their support for renewable energy projects …

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Tags: rbs, natwest, funding, banks, Derek Sivyer, compass renewables, bruce nelson, ian burrow, crop operators

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GIB announce £200m of new funding for community-scale renewables

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The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB), leading global investment firm KKR, and specialist investment manager Temporis Capital LLP have today announced a new £200m lending programme for community-scale renewable energy projects in the UK. GIB and KKR will each be providing up to £100m to the lending programme,…

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Tags: GIB, kkr, funding, community project, will bushby

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Innovation and R&D funding for businesses in the South West

UWE Bristol has just launched two funding schemes for businesses across the South West: Innovation 4 Growth (Round 2):  Funds up to 35% of R&D project costs with grants of between £25k and £150k USW Innovation Vouchers:  Provide 40% ‘cashback’ on innovation projects with a total value of between £3k and £10k …

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: funding, innovation, RnD, South West, UWE

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ESKTN supports series of Horizon 2020 webinars

Horizon 2020 is the new European research funding programme, that takes over from FP7. According to the European Commission website it is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever, with nearly €80 billion of funding available over the seven years between 2014 and 2020. Horizon 2020 has coupled research and innovation together, hoping to…

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Tags: European, funding, Horizon 2020, resrach, RnD

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Anaerobic digestion research funding success

ADBA MEMBER NEWS The Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion (the AD Centre), part of the Sustainable Environment Research Centre based at the University of South Wales has been awarded £889,000 by the Welsh Government’s A4B project to deliver a Knowledge Transfer Centre in Advanced Anaerobic Processes and…

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Tags: funding, innovation, RnD, University of South Wales

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Funding opportunity from TSB with NERC

Looking to make the most of the large and historic sets of environmental data currently held by many UK institutions the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) have set aside £3 million for a new funding call: solving business problems with environmental data. It is thought…

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Tags: funding, NERC, R&D, research, tsb

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Agri Tech Strategy Recognises Technology Strengths and Export Markets

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The government’s first industrial strategy for Agricultural Technologies was published this week. It gives significant recognition to the important role that technology is already playing in farming, and what it can bring to farming businesses and the UK economy more widely going forward. In particular, the Agri-Tech strategy identifies…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: Agri Tech, BIS, climate smart farming, Defra, farming, funding, Matt Hindle, R&D, small scale AD

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ADBA welcomes Energy Entrepreneurs Fund

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Responding to DECC’s announcement of £19M available to support innovative products in energy efficiency, storage and low carbon generation, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA said: There is a huge amount of innovation across the AD sector, and programmes such as the Energy…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, DECC, funding, innovation

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