News – Anglia Ruskin University is offering  business support to cleantech businesses 

Here at Cambridge Cleantech, we aim to help our members during this difficult period by focusing on business support activities that will enable you to re-engage with the market when the time is right for you.


With opportunities for collaboration, consultation, start-up support and much more, associate founder member Anglia Ruskin University has got solutions for a wide range of needs for cleantech businesses of all types and sizes. For more information, contact:


View some of your options below…

COVID-19: Support for business: innovation voucher initiative


For whom: Innovative organisations in and around Cambridge affected by COVID-19.


What is the service offered: The innovation voucher initiative gives you access to academic knowledge that can help your business through this difficult time. Each voucher is worth up to £5,000. Successful applicants will need to match the value of the innovation voucher. The minimum contribution from businesses is £1,000.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) are designed to help encourage growth and inject valuable knowledge and expertise into your company.


For whom: Innovative organisations involved in the cleantech sector.


What is the service offered: A KTP will enable you to access funds to draw upon world class academics, recruit a highly qualified graduate and deliver a transformational project for your organisation.



Connecting SMEs to academic expertise and graduate talent. This new European Regional Development Fund-subsidised programme will help boost your business through research and development support that will help you launch new products and services.


For whom: Innovative SMEs involved in the cleantech sector.


What is the service offered: KEEP+ will be able to help your business achieve its goals for growth by helping you overcome barriers to innovation.

KEEP+ will provide your SME with a flexible programme that will help you innovate. KEEP+ is designed to help your company:

  • develop new products or services.
  • increase profitability.
  • reduce costs.
  • provide you with a stepping stone to larger-scale innovation opportunities.
  • access graduate talent.
Contract and collaborative research


Anglia Ruskin University offer contract and collaborative research services to help you explore new ideas and grow your business. Draw upon their academics’ expert knowledge, access their facilities and equipment, and join the list of over 2,000 organisations in the East of England the University have helped to date.


For whom: Innovative organisations involved in the cleantech sector.


What is the service offered: They University will work with you to understand your brief and apply their research expertise to solving your real-world problems. Previous projects have helped organisations create new products and services, provided proof of concept support, analyse markets and evaluate existing practices. This is done in order to increase productivity or simply analyse systems and processes to increase efficiency.



For more information, contact our associate founder member at:

You can also call them on: 01223 695878

For more support, please have a look at our coronavirus guidance page.