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What’s happening in the cleantech sector

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Climate Exp0

EVENT: Climate Exp0, a showcase the latest thinking and most relevant international research in the run-up to COP26 around five key themes.
FOR: Online, free, and open to all, it’s an opportunity to connect policymakers, academics and students across the world.
DATE: 17th – 21st May 2021
VENUE: Online

Shimizu: Present your cleantech solutions

EVENT: Meet the Buyer – Shimizu: Plastic waste management, battery storage for renewable energy, hydrogen generation from water, carbon offset, emission trading and reduction of co2, and insect-tech

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 7th April 2021
Cleantech SMEs looking into scaling up

Successful take-off STEPS Business Support Programme

STEPS is a collaborative initiative which aims to strengthen the competitiveness of innovative energy storage providers.

£11 million boost for energy entrepreneurs to turn green dreams into reality

Talented energy entrepreneurs have the chance to benefit from a share of £11 million to turn their ideas into real products.

Job opportunity at Reforestum

Reforestum aims to help the planet by restoring its original forests, while multiplying the amount of reforested land. They are looking for someone new to join their team!

Renewable Energy Innovation Workshop

EVENT: Renewable Energy Innovation Workshop
FOR: Anyone actively involved in renewable energy
DATE:12th and 19th of February 2021
VENUE: Online

Climate-Positive Entrepreneurs: apply to pitch at Cleantech Venture Day 2021

Cleantech Venture Week: Calling all Climate-Positive Entrepreneurs: Apply to be one of the top 24 pitching companies at Cleantech Venture Week!

Rigorous new targets for green building revolution

All homes and businesses in the UK will have to meet rigorous new energy efficiency standards to lower energy consumption and bills, helping to protect the environment.

Bill Gates-Led Fund Raises $1 Billion in Clean Tech

Breakthrough Energy Ventures is doubling the size of its fund and investing in at least another 40 startups

water scarcity

Climate Action: Fighting Water Scarcity

Learn about cleantech companies contributing to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, starting with SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Cleantech Venture Day

EVENT: Cleantech Venture Day
FOR: Climate-positive companies, investors, and influencers
DATE: 25th March 2021
VENUE: Online

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.

The full fibre network is coming to Cambridge

New full-fibre network to link Cambridge research institutions and enterprises to key sites in the UK, across Europe, and globally.

STEPS Business Support Programme

Applications are now open! STEPS is a Business Support Programme for STorage of Energy and Power Systems.

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 March 2021
VENUE: Online

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.

SMEs in the smart access control sector

Smart Home

Low Carbon Heating Solutions

EVENT: New Low Carbon Heating Solutions in Domestic Properties
FOR: Climate-positive companies, investors, influencers, students… Anyone interested in Sustainable Smart Homes
DATE: 3rd March 2021
VENUE: Online

Green Tech Exhibition

EVENT: Green Technologies Grand Challenge Virtual Exhibition
FOR: Industry, business, local and regional policymakers, regulators, academics, university students… Anyone interested in Green Technologies
DATE: 3rd March 2021
VENUE: Online

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 Febuary 2021
Anyone involved in re-thinking energy generation and consumption