MSIP Innovation Challenge Now Open for Applications

Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc's second Innovation Challenge will exploit Dundee’s reputation for innovative electric vehicle implementation by delivering new models for personal transport and commuting, whilst addressing the Scottish Government’s challenging Net Zero targets for transport.


The MSIP Innovation Challenge 2 is a competition designed to support companies to test or demonstrate their products, processes, services or business models in Demand Responsive Transport/Mobility as a Service or Electric Vehicle Charging at Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc.


For this challenge, MSIP is partnering with Dundee City Council, The Data Lab and CENSIS to leverage additional benefits into successful projects.


Successful projects will use MSIP as a location to:
1. test and demonstrate innovative products, processes, and services.
2. validate new and disruptive business models.
3. create employment opportunities.


Successful Innovation Challenge 2 projects can include new hardware, software, or service technologies as well as projects designed to encourage modal shift. Aligned with MSIP and partners innovation objectives, they are also looking for projects with a clear focus on the use of data and data science or the Internet of Things (IoT) and sensors.

Grant support for up to 75% of eligible costs will be available with a minimum grant of £5,000 and maximum of £25,000. 

The MSIP Innovation Challenge 2 is a single stage application process. The application form can be found here - https://www.msipdundee.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Innovation-Challenge-2-Flyer-Sept-22-1.pdf.

Further details can be found in the Guidance document here - https://www.msipdundee.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Guidance-and-FAQ-Innovation-Challenge-2-Sept-2022-1.pdf 

Applications close 11am, 17th November 2022.

Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc Ltd. (MSIP)

Creating a new future for people, place and planet MSIP is an ambitious joint venture between Dundee City Council, Michelin, and Scottish Enterprise, created to drive growth and diversity in the Scottish economy while addressing the global climate emergency.

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