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Get the inside track on securing funding for your business

If you are a small or medium enterprise working in clean technology and innovation, there is a bewildering array of grant funding that you can apply for. We make it easy for you: we scan and collate information from a wide range of local, national and international bodies, and serve up one single, easy-to-digest quarterly newsletter on grant funding opportunities for the cleantech sector straight to your inbox.

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Join our Finance-related events

Join our Finance Special Interest Group and learn about the latest opportunities for funding your cleantech business – the group meets twice a year and is a great opportunity to network and connect with peers.

We also host Cleantech Venture Day in London every October, a highly regarded and full-to-capacity pitching-and-investment day geared towards the cleantech sector.

Funding opportunities

Collaborate with Turkish innovators

Here is an opportunity for cleantech SMEs in waste water management and solar sectors to collaborate with Turkish companies in these sectors. Selected companies are visiting the UK from 22-24 May as part of Innovate UK’s Newton Fund programme and looking to discuss potential joint R&D initiatives and knowledge sharing.

THE FUTURE 20

The search is on for 20 of the UK’s most inspiring start-ups tackling the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Allia Future Business Centres, experts in start-up business support, has launched The Future 20: a no-fee, no-equity incubator programme offering bespoke business support to 20 ventures that aim to address and solve global and local challenges in an innovative way.

BOUYGUES – Matching- Up Programme

The Bouygues Group runs an annual initiative called “Matching up”, an international co-innovation programme in order to identify and develop sustainable partnerships.  This year, the focus is around Campus Design.  Objective: Co-create the campus of tomorrow.

eCargo Bike Grant Fund

Are you a limited company, sole trader, partnership, charity or not-for-profit organisation? You could benefit from a funding that covers up to 20% of the total cost of an ecargo bike, up to a maximum of £1,000 per bike

Smart cities mission

Here is an exciting opportunity for companies in working in smart cities, IoT, renewable energy, intelligent transport (ITS), big data, fintech and self driving cars to collaborate with Turkish innovators in these sectors.

Orbis Energy offers £6m grant for offshore renewables

OrbisEnergy is offering a £6 million grant fund for small and medium sized companies in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk that are developing innovative technologies in offshore renewable energy.

Funding for Norfolk & Suffolk businesses

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk looking to expand can benefit from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. The partnership offers grants for up to 20% of the total cost of an expansion project.

Carbon Trust offers energy efficiency support for SMEs

Are you a UK-based SME trying to improve your energy efficiency? The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund may be what you’re looking for.