The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites Northern Powerhouse based businesses to express their interest in an upcoming mission to Portugal, now taking place in May 2022. The mission programme is aimed at businesses in the energy and renewables sectors, and will provide the unique opportunity to explore and develop trade and collaboration links within this market.
Portugal is prioritising becoming carbon neutral by 2050 and investing £11 billion towards clean energy projects. Business opportunities exist in:
- Grid Infrastructure/Smart Grids
- Large Scale Solar Energy
- Offshore Wind
- Green Hydrogen
- Energy Storage
- Interconnection projects between neighbouring countries
Expressions of interest will be welcome from businesses who operate in the following sectors:
- Innovative technologies suitable for large scale solar, offshore wind and green hydrogen projects
Closing Date for Expressions of Interest
Sunday 6 March 2022
Eligible SMEs may qualify for financial support towards the cost of flight. Please speak to your local DIT team for information on the financial support that may be available
Companies must be based in the UK Northern Powerhouse region. This EOI does not guarantee your place on the mission, applicants will be contacted if they are successful in being considered for the mission.