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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.

Cambridge Cleantech’s response to IPCC report

Cambridge Cleantech responds to the IPCC climate report released today.

Amplify Programme – Cambridge

The Amplify programme helps founders of established impact businesses who want to build a network of support and best practice for their ongoing journey.

Cleantech Venture Day: October 2021

EVENT: Cleantech Venture Day
FOR: SMEs seeking funding, investors, and general audience
DATE: 21st October 2021
VENUE: Online

Cleantech Futures: join our 10th anniversary

EVENT: Cleantech Futures, join our 10th anniversary
FOR: Anyone interested in cleantech
DATE: 20th October 2021
VENUE: Online & evening reception in Cambridge

Lead Software Engineer – IoT & Web

AirEx is looking for a new talented Lead Software Engineer

Polish-British Science Forum

EVENT: 3rd Polish-British Science Forum: Science helping tackle climate change
FOR: Anyone is welcome
DATE: 12th October 2021
VENUE: Online

TechInvest GreenTech

The next Mayor of London’s TechInvest event will showcase a range of London’s leading innovators tackling the challenges of climate change and global warming.

Automotive Transformation Fund Expression of Interest: Round 13

Registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 billion for capital centric investment projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK.

Caldera is bringing a storing heat solution

James Macnaghten and Guy Winstanley talk to Martin Friel about their idea for storing heat generated by offshore wind.

Cybercrime, the biggest threat to businesses

With the cyber insurance market set to surge this year, and UK businesses losing over £6.2 million to cyber scams in 2020, cyber security should be at the forefront of every business owner’s mind. But why is cyber such a threat, and how can you protect your business?

Doing Business in the USA

EVENT: Doing Business in the USA
FOR: Any companies considering a US expansion
DATE: 6th October 2021
VENUE: Online

Electric revolution – building talent for the future

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £250,000 for innovative skills, talent, and training projects. This funding is from the Driving the Electric Revolution challenge