Project call for sustainable urban development in greater Birmingham and Solihull

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SUSTAINABLE Urban Development call to run a project to support the shift towards a low carbon economy, preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency has been made for Greater Birmingham and Solihull.

Up to £9,787,000 of funding is available, and a minimum value of £250,000 of funding can be applied for.

This call is looking to support the shift towards a low carbon economy and preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency and more specifically:

  • Promoting the production and distribution of energy derived from renewable sources
  • Promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy use in enterprises
  • Supporting energy efficiency, smart energy management and renewable energy use in public infrastructure, including public buildings, and the housing sector
  • Promoting low carbon strategies for all types of territories, in particular for urban areas, including promotion of sustainable multimodal urban mobility and mitigation-relevant adaption methods
  • Promoting research and innovation in, and adoption of, low-carbon technologies
  • Protecting and restoring biodiversity and soil and promoting ecosystems services, including through Natura 2000 and green infrastructure.
  • Promoting innovative technologies to improve environmental protection and resource efficiency in the waste sector, water sector and with regard to soil, or to reduce air pollution.

Projects put forward under this call must cover the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area.

For more information, download the call specification.

Outline application deadline is 31 March.

More information can be found here