An invitation to join one of the GCRF Energy Catalyst missions in Myanmar, Ethiopia and Kenya

Date: 
6 Jul 2019 to 26 Jul 2019
Host: 
Innovate UK

Up to £22m is to be invested in innovation projects that will help countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia access secure, low-cost and low-carbon energy. Energy Catalyst Round 7 is due to launch on 17 June 2019 with the aim to support highly innovative, market-focused energy solutions which hit all three areas of the energy trilemma (low cost, low carbon and secure) and focus on the energy access needs of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. 

Innovate UK is inviting UK organisations to join one of the following 3 international brokerage missions to help understand the energy access needs in these markets and to help find international partners:

Mission to Myanmar

Where: Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

When: 6 - 12 July 2019

Application deadline: Friday 31 May 2019

Further information on this Mission and the application process here

 

Mission to Ethiopia

Where: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

When: 14 - 19 July 2019

Application deadline: Friday 7 June 2019

Further information on this Mission and the application process here

 

Mission to Kenya

Where: Nairobi, Kenya

When: 21 - 26 July 2019

Application deadline: Friday 14 June 2019

Further information on this Mission and the application process here

 

Why apply?

Within the 5-day programme, you will:

· Attend an international event with the opportunity to pitch to local companies and organisations
· Join group site visits to local companies, renewable energy plants and villages that use renewable energy technologies
· Attend a reception with key government officials and private sector companies
· Receive support and advice from the British Chamber of Commerce and Department for International Trade (DIT)
· Attend a pre-mission briefing in London in early July.

 

Any queries?

For any queries about these missions, or for more information on the Energy Catalyst Round 7, please contact Alice Goodbrook, Innovation Lead - Energy, Innovate UK, at: Alice.Goodbrook@innovateuk.ukri.org 

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