Call for Business Partners – Innovate UK: Pioneer Places – LGSS

Innovate UK published its Net Zero Living: Pioneer Places funding competition for proposal of up to £75,000 to develop detailed plans to unlock non-technical systemic barriers to the delivery of net zero targets including power, heat, mobility, product manufacture and usage.

Call for business partners – Innovate UK: Pioneer Places

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Project management consultancy services – 72224000
  • Business and management consultancy and related services – 79400000

Location of contract

PE28 4YE

Value of contract

£0 to £75,000

Procurement reference

Business Partners for Innovate UK Grant application

Published date

14 November 2022

Closing date

21 November 2022

Closing time

10am

Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

30 July 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Other: Business Partners for Innovate UK Grant application

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

Innovate UK published its Net Zero Living: Pioneer Places funding competition for proposal of up to £75,000 to develop detailed plans to unlock non-technical systemic barriers to the delivery of net zero targets including power, heat, mobility, product manufacture and usage. The competition is a two stage process. It starts with a phase 1 and can lead to a phase 2 Pioneer Places grant if successful to implement the details plans.

We are seeking business partners for the phase 1 feasibility study application.

For feasibility studies, businesses can get funding for eligible project costs of:

up to 70% if you are a micro or small organisation

up to 60% if you are a medium sized organisation

up to 50% if you are a large organisation

If you are applying to be a partner, you must bring the following:

Time and capacity to collaborate with Partners on the Phase 1 bid development for submission by 11am, 30th November 2022

Be a UK registered business

Offer expertise in data, modelling for net zero, systems thinking, finance, infrastructure planning, new business models.

Experience working collaboratively in partnerships to seek innovation and insights and how they can be practically applied.

Experience working on Innovate UK or other government grant schemes in partnerships.

Cover match funding costs to participate e.g. if you are a small organisation you can claim eligible costs of 70% and will need to cover, through match funding, the further 30% for your participation.

Show evidence you can take a security-minded approach to developing connected places including PAS185

Available 1st April – 30th June 2023 to deliver the feasibility project if successful in the phase 1 competition.

Please can you send an email by 21st November 2022, 10am to:

jules.ient@cambridgeshire.gov.uk with the title of the EMAIL: INNOVATE UK PIONEER PLACES – COLLABORATION PARTNER

Your email should be no more than 1000 words covering points 1) to 8) above

We will review your emails after 10am, 21st November 2022 and be in touch that day.

 

More information

 

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How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Jules Ient

Address

New Shire Hall, Alconbury Weald,
Huntingdon
PE28 4YE
England

Telephone

01223 703518

Email

jules.ient@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Website

https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/