The Advanced Propulsion Centre’s Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) has just opened for Expressions of Interest.

APC TDAP Flyer, Feb2021 Launch

Programme overview

  • Apply for up to £135,000 of grant matched funding, backed by the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy


  • About TDAP
    • TDAP supports micro, small and medium-sized businesses developing cutting edge automotive technology, products and services
    • Since 2017 – TDAP has supported 31 SMEs with over £5 million in funding
    • An 18-month programme that supports participants from concept idea to viable market proposition
    • Successful applicants will get expert technical and industry support throughout the process


  • What previous participants say:
    • Marcel Fowler, New Motion Labs, TDAP Wave 2: ‘Having a good idea is only a fraction of what makes a business. The experts helped us to understand how we could build a business around that and progress towards commercialisation.’
    • Haroon Ihsan, Alsitek, TDAP Wave 2: “The APC’s network of suppliers, vehicle manufacturers and potential customers is what really helps to open doors in the automotive industry.’
    • Dr Yura Sevcenco, Reaction Engines, TDAP Wave 3: ‘By the end of the project we will have gone from a single proof of concept to validation in a relevant environment with partners that are recognised internationally.”


Access to the Expression of Interest application is via the above link.