The APC Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) supports ambitious micro, small and medium-sized companies that are developing innovative automotive technology, products and services.

This programme operates using a two-stage application process:

1) Expression of Interest (EOI) stage

2) Full application stage – invite to apply is based upon your EOI submission

The deadline for full applications is 14th April 2021 at 12pm.

To give yourself the best chance of success, we recommend you submit EOI as early as possible.

The EOI is a short form to confirm eligibility. Please ensure you answer the questions accurately and succinctly.

Click here to submit your Expression of Interest.

We are looking for innovative automotive technology, products and services which:

  • Support zero emission vehicle operation, or;
  • Support the shift to net-zero carbon automotive products

The programme targets Technology Developers (TDs) with early-stage (TRL 2-4) vehicle innovations.

The innovative solutions developed should align with one or more of the automotive councils 5 strategic technologies, or be outside of these areas but demonstrating a strong impact potential (for example, developments that enable the accelerated advancement of low emission vehicle technologies). On or off-vehicle technology can be developed through the programme.

To find out more, download the competition brochure here.


Key Dates

16th February 2021 – Expressions of interest opens
Noon 14th April 2021 – Application deadline
W/C 24th May 2021 – Interviews
W/C 31st May 2021 – Applicants informed
1st July 2021 – Target wave start

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