This competition aims to support the commercial roll out and permanent installation of technologies at industrial sites. This is the second round of the IETF Phase 1 competition.

The Industrial Energy Technology Fund (IETF) will support the onsite deployment of technologies that improve the energy efficiency of an industrial process or processes.

IETF will award up to £40 million across 2 strands. These are:

  • feasibility and engineering studies;
  • deployment projects (this strand).

In this strand you must be an industrial business of any size to apply. You can apply on your own or in collaboration with other organisations. Your project must take place at a manufacturing site or data centre in England, Wales or Northern Ireland and be led by the operator of that site.

The other competition strand, IETF energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies, Spring 2021, will fund projects that support energy efficiency and decarbonisation studies.

Key dates

Competition opens | 8 March 2021

Apply by | 14 July 2021 | 11:00am

Applicants notified | 30 November 2021

Briefing webinar

Briefing webinars are taking place on 11 March and 8 June. Find out more

Find out more and apply

Full details about this competition and online application form can be found on the Innovation Funding Service website