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  • Innovation in deep-water offshore wind foundation design and installation will be paramount to the development of offshore wind in Scotland.

    Deadline: 
    July 1, 2019
    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    £15.000.000
    Sector of Activity:
    Offshore wind
    Research & innovation
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in aquaculture
    • productive investments in aquaculture
    • investments in aquaculture
    • management, relief and advisory services for aquaculture farms

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Marine aquaculture
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in fisheries
    • improving the value of your fishery products, improving the quality of your fishery products, or how to use unwanted catches

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
    Protection of habitats
    Traceability and security of goods supply chains
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • innovation in fisheries
    • conservation measures and regional cooperation
    • innovation linked to the conservation of marine biological resources
    • protection and restoration of marine biodiversity

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for animal feeding
    Fish for human consumption
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • investments in equipment or on board aimed at reducing the emission of pollutants of greenhouses gases and increasing energy efficiency
    • new fishing gear contributing to energy efficiency

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Environmental monitoring
    Ocean renewable energy
  • This application should be used for projects relating to:
    • diversification of income
    • improving health and safety
    • start-up support for young fishermen

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    As described in guidance
    Sector of Activity:
    Environmental monitoring
    Prevent and protect against illegal movement of people and goods
    Protection of habitats
  • The Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF) provides financial assistance for projects that will:

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Priority will be given to projects which require investment levels above £400,000 (the upper limit of the existing District Heating Loan Scheme)
    Sector of Activity:
    Ocean renewable energy
    Research & innovation
  • The Scottish Venture Fund invests in companies from start ups, early-stage to expanding businesses seeking funding to develop products and/or markets.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    This fund can invest alongside private sector investors on equal terms, up to a maximum of 50% of the total funding package on a commercial basis. Provision from £10,000 up to £2 million, as part of a total deal size ranging from £20,000 to £10 million.
    Sector of Activity:
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Support to SME
  • SMART: SCOTLAND provides grants to Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) based in Scotland. The grant helps you undertake technical feasibility studies and research and development (R&D) projects that have a commercial endpoint.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Feasibility studies must last between 6 and 18 months, and the maximum grant is £100,000 R&D projects must last between 6 and 36 months, and the maximum grant is £600,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
  • The Scottish Recycling Fund is operated by Zero Waste Scotland, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, to develop key sorting, repair and reprocessing capacity for eligible waste materials, and additional remanufacturing capacity in Scotland.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Sector of Activity:
    Environmental monitoring