Funding and scale up opportunities for your cleantech business


3rd February 2022, 12 noon – 1:30 pm 

Recording Available



It was a very good meeting.  Well organised and good speakers.

Guy Newcombe, Archipelago Technology – performance coating



About this event

Hear from investors, bankers, and financial experts to help you map out a plan of action for growing your business in 2022

Join Cambridge Cleantech and Oxfordshire Greentech to Learn about the dos and don’ts to consider when seeking funding for your business and hear about exciting scaling up opportunities for your cleantech business.


You will also hear case studies from SMEs who have ‘got the t shirt and the scars’ about how co-bidding can give you a better chance at winning a bid.








The current cleantech trends and what investors really want to hear from an SME | Helen Lin, Principal, At One Ventures


2022: Sustainability as a key focus in strategic business development | Andrew Aldridge, Senior Consultant, NovAzure Consulting


Green loans and sustainability-linked loans |Vaughan Tyrell, Director, Sustainable Finance at HSBC


Help uncover the hidden value in your business through Capital Allowances, R&D and Patent Box tax relief  | Chris Parkhurst, Regional Development Director, CATAX


How can you co-bid? Successful collaboration between two SMEs for a stronger bid  | Dr Zlatka Stoeva, Founder, DZP Technologies




Growth Works: helping high growth businesses within the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority region grow | Beverly Hurley, CBE, Strategic Lead of Growth Coaching service, part of GrowthWorks


Meet The Buyer: Consensus Business Group | Bridget Woods, Consensus Business Group


Cleantech Venture Day: call for applications | Sylvie Russell, Head of Operations, Cambridge Cleantech


Successful collaboration opportunity through Cambridge Cleantech | Mark Preston, PRISMEA





View full agenda here

Access to Finance Conference series


The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) at Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire Greentech, and Cambridge Cleantech are running a series of virtual events about Access to Finance, bringing together funders and organisations seeking funding.


The conference comprises four online events:


Session 1 – Coaching masterclass for early-stage funding, 27th Jan

Session 2 – Funding and scale up opportunities for your cleantech business (This event), 3rd Feb.

Session 3 – Clean tech/energy, 17th Feb

Session 4 – Space tech, 3rd Mar



View our other events here

Interested in Finance?


If you are interested in finance and cleantech, you might be interested in joining our Finance Special Interest Group (SIG).

This group is supported by Prof Aled Jones (Director, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin), Mark Prince (Director, KPMG) and Martin Clapson (Managing Partner, Price Bailey).

Our Finance SIG gathers together investors, funding experts and successful scale-up companies so you can hear about new funds, meet the right people, and hone your pitching skills. More information.