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ETP – REI Collaboration

A collaboration between the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) and the Renewable Energy Institute (REI)

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Scottish SMEs can benefit from Business and Educational Opportunities, thanks to the ETP – REI collaboration

Knowledge Exchange Network

ETP has received funding to provide SMEs based in Scotland with excellent opportunities to access technical advice and business support free of charge.
There is no cost to companies that wish to work with Technology Transfer and Business Development Managers who will provide:

·    Technical advice and support to help evaluate concepts and address gaps in expertise

·    Access to academic expertise of the highest standard for guidance and support

·    Assistance with identifying sources of funding for feasibility and development work

·    Support in the development of joint industry and other collaborative projects

·    Identification of suitable test and demonstration facilities

For more information visit the ETP website.

Studentship Programme

ETP’s Studentship Programme was launched in 2010 and has since awarded funding for 42 new PhDs. A further 20 were available for 2012. (Please enquire for 2014 opportunities)

Participation in the programme will provide you with a cost-effective means of supporting high quality, applied R&D that is directly relevant to the specific development challenges of your company.

For more information visit the ETP website.

50% Discount for Energy Skills Training

ETP are working to increase energy skills provision in the renewables sector by providing funding to make access to training in renewable energy technologies easier and more attractive. These discounts are aimed primarily towards Scottish SMEs.


ETP is an alliance of 12 independent Scottish Universities, engaged in world class related energy Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D).

ETP is the largest power and energy research partnership in Europe and promotes greater levels of collaboration between universities and industry to deliver unparalleled energy RD&D capability across a spectrum of energy technologies.


Qualifications & GMC

Achieve the GMC

Over 5000 participants each year attend over 300 professional training courses at 21 universities worldwide.

Renewable Energy Training
in 150 countries

International Participants from 143 countries worldwide

Participants include major authorities and organisations, such as the United Nations, Coca Cola, Siemens and Ford Motor Company.

Master in Renewable Energy Award

Master in Renewable Energy Award

The Accredited Master in Renewable Energy Award (18 month global study programme) is available to study in the classroom, or at home, from the office and on-the-go.

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