ATETA Banner v2ATETA is designed to provide FREE high level access to energy related R&D facilities to regional SMEs.  The programme will provide free advice and technical support to SMEs to:


  • identify and initiate market opportunities in new energy markets and technologies
  • access to laboratory services
  • innovate energy products and energy efficient processes and; 
  • grow and improve their business

Technology Areas:

Thermal Energy Technologies

  • Thermal Energy Storage Systems
  • Thermal Materials – Development and Applications
  • Cold Energy Systems
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Smart Grids and System Integration

  • Distributed Energy System Design and Grid Integration
  • Power Systems and Smart Grid Economics
  • Smart Power Grids and real-time simulation
  • Monitoring and Control Systems

Renewable Power and Fuel Cell Technologies

  • Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies
  • Power Generation Technology and Alternative Fuels
  • EfW Technology, Simulation and Design
  • Waste Material Characterisation and Thermal Degradation

What support is available? 

ATETA, working in partnership with the Energy Systems Catapult, provides FREE access to a multi-disciplinary team of industry leading energy experts who are able to support through a wide range of initiatives, including;

  • Energy market intelligence and policy support
  • Product or process technology R & D support for energy technologies including thermal materials, energy storage, integrated energy systems and fuel cell technology
  • Access to lab facilities for physical and chemical analytical services
  • Access to electrical systems modelling and test facilities
  • Collaborative project development  - access technology partners and funding
  • Access the programme of Energy Systems workshops on new energy systems and technology development

What industries are eligible?

All SME enterprises are eligible but key sectors could include – Energy, Engineering, Fabrication, Ceramics, Food Production/Processing, Electronic equipment, IT Hardware and Software Development, R & D, Design, and Disposal/Recycling.

Where is the Programme available?

Free service to all SME businesses in Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull Tamworth and Wyre Forest.

Contact:  To find out more contact David Terry on

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