Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) – Closed

This funding is now closed.

Accelerate your ideas…

with up to £135,000 of grant-matched funding for ambitious micro, small and medium-sized businesses developing innovative automotive technology, products and services.

TDAP Wave 6 is now open for Expressions Of Interest

Your EOI must be accepted to access the application process. Deadline for full applications is 2nd February 2022.

  • TDAP is a unique initiative focussed on supporting UK SME businesses developing novel zero-emission enabling automotive technologies.
  • TDAP delivers funding and expert industry support over an 18-month period – helping you to develop your ideas from concept through to viable market proposition.
  • TDAP enables participants to accelerate their strategy, business case and technology development.
  • Backed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, TDAP is delivered by the Advanced Propulsion Centre.
TDAP has supported 36 companies with over £7 million in funding

‘Having a good idea is only a fraction of what makes a business. The experts helped us to understand how we could build a business around that and progress towards commercialisation.’
Marcel Fowler, New Motion Labs
TDAP Wave 2

‘By the end of the project we will have gone from a single proof of concept to validation in a relevant environment with partners that are recognised internationally.’
Dr Yura Sevcenco, Reaction Engines
TDAP Wave 3

‘TDAP has been absolutely fundamental for our company. It has been the seed funding that enabled us to develop sub-systems that go into our battery modules.’
Doug Cross, Balance Batteries
TDAP Wave 4

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