Support Programme


Circular Economy Investment Fund

All sectors
financial support
Target group:
Materials Waste
Where is this support available:
United Kingdom

The £18 million (~€ 20 million) fund, administered by Zero Waste Scotland, offers investment for SMEs based in Scotland, and supports work that will deliver circular economy growth. It is supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the £ 73 million (~€ 82 million) Resource Efficiency Circular Economy Accelerator Programme. The fund is designed to fund organisations wishing to explore and pioneer circular approaches/identify, and develop and bring new business models and innovative technologies to market.

Budget and funding: £ 50 000 to £ 1 million (~€ 56 k to € 1.3 m) is available for individual SMEs/projects (subject of state aid) to support capital/investment and revenue/operating costs.