Cleantech news

What’s happening in the cleantech sector

Stay updated on the latest happenings in the cleantech world – in this section, we publish news from our members and anything related to cleantech.

Collaboration Opportunity with Global Business Inroads

A great new opportunity for SMEs and start ups to connect with our new  member Global Business Inroads (GBI) in India: They are working with one of the India’s leading corporates: Quess Corp Limited, who are seeking to collaborate with innovative companies to provide engineering services across the entire gamut of product and solution deployment.

New Director of Sustainability at Cambridge Innovation Parks

Associate Founder Member Cambridge Innovation Parks Limited has recently strengthened its Board by the appointment of Professor John French as Director of Sustainability. He is also Executive Director at the Cambridge University’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, a globally influential organisation, developing leadership and solutions for sustainable economies.

How businesses can become more sustainable in today’s climate

We asked small businesses to tell us how their business helps to solve a sustainable development goal, and what steps they take themselves to become more sustainable, in light of Earth Overshoot Day coming earlier than ever this year.

Council leader’s trade visit to China with Cambridge Cleantech reaps rewards

Council leader and Cleantech Futures speaker Steve Count returned from China following a trade visit aimed at cementing closer links with Chinese companies interested in investment opportunities in Cambridgeshire.

Cleantech Futures 2019: Working together for a 1.5c Future

The annual Cambridge Cleantech Futures 2019 conference which took place on July 10 2019 was a big success with the venue filled to standing room capacity and over 160 attendees.

Meet the speakers for Cleantech Futures

Meet the speakers for the Cambridge Cleantech annual conference Cleantech Futures 2019. Some of the best minds in innovation and cleantech will be speaking on the day.

Karuna Trust in India have won the Ashden Award for Energy and Health

2019 Ashden Awards winners revealed

In the UK and around the world, this year’s Ashden Award winners are creating greener homes, cities and transport networks, as well as improving health, reducing poverty and inequality and transforming energy infrastructure.

Response to UK government’s commitment to Net Zero

Cambridge Cleantech welcomes the UK government’s commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Committee of Climate Change with the goal of reaching net zero by 2050. We hope this will encourage other nations to follow suit.

Win free tickets to Cambridge Cleantech Annual Conference

We are looking for 10 amazing cleantech startups/SMEs to join us at our annual conference Cleantech Futures for free. All you need to do is to send us a short video/ write-up on what steps you have taken to make your business sustainable.

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 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.

Net-zero carbon – can cleantech rise to the challenge?

Professor Emeritus Crawford-Brown provides a ‘heads-up’ of opportunities for cleantech companies from the Report to the UK Government by the Committee on Climate Change.