The UK government’s £10 million fund for innovative battery technologies for electric vehicles is now open for applications. As part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Faraday Battery Challenge, a total of £317 million is available. Of this, Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is distributing £10 million for projects focused on battery cost, efficiency and recycling. This includes cost reduction at the cell and pack level and in manufacturing, increasing energy density of battery cells and packs, and eliminating thermal runaway risks.
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