Green Technology Innovation Vouchers


Are you developing a product or service focusing on agriculture, aquaculture, or environmental monitoring?

The Green Technology Innovation Vouchers give you access to up to £10,000 for the use of our ESLL facilities and expertise to assist you on your journey from concept to market.

This scheme is open to any UK-based business but has a key focus on building Southwest regional capabilities and requires the use of ESLL facilities based in Devon.

We have up to 5 vouchers available for award, all with no match funding requirements.

What can you access with the vouchers?

  • Access to our 5g Mast and supporting digital connectivity expertise
  • Clean room, virtual reality hub, and events space
  • Engineering, electronics facilities
  • 3D printing, prototype development space and production robotics
  • Inclusive Innovation Access 24/7 365 annual membership package for Cotie in Barnstaple
  • User centred design and commercialisation strategy support
  • Introductions to our networks and showcasing opportunities

If you have a project that meets our suitability criteria or would like to know more, we would be excited to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions please contact

The voucher scheme will run until 11 October 2024. The scheme may close earlier if all vouchers are awarded before stated end date.

Suitability criteria:

The application’s suitability criteria for businesses includes:

  • Being either a registered UK limited company or other appropriate UK registered trading entity looking to commercialise a new technology, with a scalable innovative idea that helps solve an agriculture, aquaculture, or environmental monitoring problem.
  • Demonstrates clear benefit that can be realised through access to the available facilities
  • Proposing a project that can be delivered by the 31st of January 2025.

Application process:

  • Fill in the application form, making sure to highlight how the voucher might help you develop your technology.
  • Once the application is received, the Catapult team will do an initial review based on the assessment criteria to progress applicants to the next stage, a scoping call. This is a 30-minute call with the Business Innovation Manager to discuss your application.
  • After a second internal review by the Catapult, applicants will be invited to a 1.5-hour diagnostic session with the Catapult and our relevant Environmental Space Living Lab partners to deep dive and get a better understanding of the business and identify the areas of key required support and impact.
  • Applicants will then be reviewed and scored based on the assessment criteria by our expert panel, which meets monthly. Applicants will subsequently be informed whether they have been successful.
  • Applicants will be sent scope of works to review and agree, before delivery of the project takes place.
Application Form