Call for collaborators on Japan and Spain EUREKA bids

Energy Systems Catapult is calling for Expressions of Interest from UK energy firms to work with the Catapult and a Japanese or Spanish partner on an innovative idea they would like to develop.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing £1 million to fund UK businesses leading collaborative research and development (R&D) projects under the EUREKA programme.


EUREKA are are the world’s biggest public network for international cooperation in R&D and innovation, present in over 45 countries.

This funding is for projects to develop a new and innovative product, industrial process or service, co-ordinated by a lead partner from the UK (the Catapult) and a lead partner in-country.

Energy Systems Catapult has been engaging with both Japan and Spain as a priority countries prior to this opportunity, and can support applicants to develop joint proposals and find partners. Examples of the kind of support we can offer is:

  1. Information on the energy markets in Japan and Spain;
  2. Links to energy firms / partners in Japan and Spain;
  3. Support from our expert technical teams to complement your project:
    • Experts across all sub sectors – renewables, storage, networks etc
    • Systems Integration
    • Business Model Innovation
    • Consumer Insights
    • Policy & Regulation
    • Energy Modelling & Planning
    • Digital & Data teams

This initiative is led by the Catapult’s International Platform whose objective to support UK SMEs looking to export overseas by utilising our international networks and in-house capabilities.

Call for collaborators on Japan and Spain EUREKA bids