Apply to the Exploration Fund

We are investing £1million in projects that aim to reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or WEEE through innovation or research in the UK. Find out more about how to apply and submit your application on this page.



Before submitting your application

Submissions must be made using the form below between 9.00am GMT on 8 June 2021 and 4.00pm GMT on 24 August 2021, when the form will automatically close. There are no restrictions on the number of projects you can submit.

Important: If you are applying to the Ecosurety Exploration Fund, first of all please click here to download and read our 2021 application guide.

This guide contains the criteria to check your project is eligible, the terms and conditions you need to agree to when submitting your application and all the details and questions you will be required to supply or answer, including uploading a project budget, project plan and a 2 minute video. We strongly recommend that you read the guide carefully before applying to ensure that your project stands the best chance of success.

We recommend that you draft the answers for your application in full beforehand, using the downloadable guide which is in Word format. This is so you can easily copy and paste your answers into the online form below when you are ready to submit, especially as entries must conform to strict word count limits. Please note that you can save your application in the online form to complete at a later date.

If you are having trouble completing this online form for any reason, please do contact us.

And finally, good luck!

The Ecosurety Exploration Fund application form