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UK government plans and the pledge to COP26

The UK government’s strategy will not lead to reducing emissions by 45% from 2018-2030 despite pledging to the United Nations to do so.

Cranfield University innovation challenge

EVENT: Meet the Buyer – Cranfield University is looking for multiple solutions to become more sustainable

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 30th of November 2021

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have just launched the second round of their Industrial Energy Transformation Fund, worth £60m.

CW International Conference

EVENT: CW International Conference
FOR: Anyone interested in the wireless industry
DATE: 9th November 2021
VENUE: Online and in-person

Climate Innovation Summit

EVENT: Climate Innovation Summit 2021
FOR: Anyone interested in Climate Innovation
DATE: 2nd November 2021
VENUE: Online

Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum 2021

EVENT: Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum 2021
FOR: Anyone interested in renewable energy
DATE: 27th-28th October2021
VENUE: Online

Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards 2021

The Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards 2021 will celebrate French and UK business achievements during a challenging economic context.

New Climate Accelerator programme run by Allia

The Climate Accelerator programme will start in Cambridge in January 2022, working with start-ups who have innovative solutions for addressing the climate emergency.

Meet the companies with game-changing solutions

From floating solar platforms to self-healing concrete and zero emission delivery: meet the companies with game-changing solutions to address the climate emergency

Frozen in Time: Climate Change Challenge to be Showcased at Cleantech Futures Conference

A dramatic art installation symbolising our warming climate will be launched at the Cambridge Cleantech annual conference on 20 October as the city’s innovators and scientists gather together to brainstorm how technology could reduce our carbon emissions.

Assistant Centre Manager

Allia Future Business Centre Cambridge is looking for an Assistant Centre Manager.

Press Release: Cambridge Cleantech is turning 10!

Join Cambridge Cleantech for our two-day conference celebrating the innovative climate technologies from Cambridge, the UK, and across the world on 20th and 21st October 2021.

Summerside Advancing its path towards Net Zero

Today the City of Summerside announced that Aspin Kemp & Associates of Montague, Prince Edward Island has been awarded the three contracts to build Summerside Sunbank Solar and Battery Utility System valued at over $55 million.

This will drive our commercial growth: Cambond CEO welcomes European patent

Cambond is pleased to announce that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the EU Patent Office for one of its core technology patents.

Global Incubator Programme: business acceleration for SMEs

The Global Incubator Programme is an acceleration programme for innovative SMEs to explore the potential of overseas markets.

Peak AI $75 million funding round complete

Taylor Wessing have advised Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Peak on its Series C funding, which raised $75 million

Boost Suffolk

Suffolk Technologies is launching the second annual Suffolk Boost Program: an intense 6-week program to help promising startups solve their biggest business problem.

EnterpriseTECH: early-stage solutions needed

Applications are open for submitting project proposals for student teams to work on as part of their learning experience on EnterpriseTECH. Your submission should be based on a new technology or suitably developed idea in the early stages of development.

Latin America Net Zero Challenges

The project seeks to promote business-led research & innovation partnerships between the UK and Latin American countries to create joint solutions for the most pressing net-zero challenges in the UK, Latin America and beyond.

Israeli startups should choose the UK

With Israeli startups continuing to break records in fundraising, the co-heads of the Taylor Wessing international Israel group, Josef Fuss and Nathan Krapivensky, outline potential opportunities in Europe and how they envisage the next phase of success for these businesses.

India’s climate goals: £972bn infrastructure plan to boost economy and tackle climate change

India is set to meet its climate goals, with £972bn being allotted to boost economic growth and tackle climate change.

Solutions for Africa and South Asian countries

A partnership between EIT Climate-KIC and CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, is set to incubate and accelerate promising start-ups offering climate adaptation and resilience solutions in African and South Asian countries.

Eastern New Energy Collaboration for Innovation

Led by the University of East London, the £10.2m programme, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, helps organisations across the region to lower their carbon impacts and develop services or products which support a zero-carbon economy.

Thermulon are crowdfunding

Thermulon is developing super-insulating aerogel materials to tackle the climate & fire-safety emergencies in the building sector.

ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

ISCF smart sustainable plastic packaging: business-led R&D UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million for R&D projects with the potential to significantly impact the 2025 UK Plastic Pact targets.