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The Ashden Award for Climate Innovation
Apply to the Ashden Award for Climate Innovation if you know how to unlock significant carbon savings across the UK. The award is focused on energy systems, the built environment, and a circular industrial economy.
Partner with Cambridge Electric Transport
Cambridge Electric Transport (CET) aims to propagate the CitiPod concept across the world through partnerships with transport operators, vehicle manufacturers, and city authorities.
Deutsche Telekom: Pitch on energy generation
EVENT: Meet the Buyer – Deutsche Telekom is looking for ways to re-think energy generation as higher energy demand is expected
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 5th Febuary2021
FOR: Anyone involved in re-thinking energy generation and consumption
Portuguese company seeks UK partner for wastewater treatment project
A Portuguese company is looking for a UK partner to provide technology for a major wastewater treatment plant project in Kuwait. Deadline: 29 January 2021
Meet the Buyer: TIMM ELEKTRONIK – Moving software to the cloud
EVENT: Meet the Buyer – TIMM ELEKTRONIK is looking for a partner to take IntelliLock, the smart access control system for wind turbines, to the next level by moving the IntelliLock software to the cloud.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 15th January 2021
FOR: SMEs in the smart access control sector
Cambridge Cleantech and Faraday Institution to help energy storage companies bring new technologies to market
The STEPS programme offers support to 40 businesses through a voucher programme along with expert support worth 50k€ each to demonstrate their technology at regional testbeds throughout North-West Europe.
Clean Growth Fund invests in smart energy company Piclo
Smart energy company Piclo is the first company to be backed by the Clean Growth Fund, the venture capital fund established in May 2020 to invest in the UK’s most promising cleantech companies.
Founder member Cranfield University secures investment from Innovate UK
Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.
Green Careers fair
EVENT: Green Careers fair (Careers Service and Cambridge Zero)
FOR: students interested in careers that have a positive impact on our environment
DATE: 9th February 2021
Cleantech Member Propelair raises £3 million in latest funding round – Success story
Cleantech Member and Cleantech Venture Week pitching company Propelair raises £3 million in funding round. The investment will fuel the global growth for its water and energy-efficient toilet system with unique hygiene benefits, confirms the company.
Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge – Enterprise
The Enterprise track calls for startups, SMEs, IHLs and RIs to co-develop and testbed your innovative solutions with challenge statement owners across different industries, such as FMCG, consumer electronics, and tourism. Companies that meet eligibility criteria for grant application may also be provided with funding support to develop the solutions.
Is Circular Economy the solution to reaching Net-Zero
The UK Government backs the development of a new technology with the potential to deliver dramatic reduction of CO2 emissions from UK heavy industry.
How a “Biden boost” to net zero innovation can help UK business?
Ecologist and business leader Tony O’Donnell expresses their thoughts and predictions on Biden’s election and the UK green recovery.
Calling Innovators: Get Ready to Submit your Project Ideas for NIC 2021 Funding
The NIC is an annual funding scheme for the development and demonstration of new technologies, operating and commercial arrangements.