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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.

Cleantech is at a tipping point where it could take off explosively – just like the smartphone did

BBC Chief environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt expresses their thoughts and predictions on Greentech.

Press Release: Final companies shortlisted to pitch at Cleantech Venture Week

Cambridge Cleantech is delighted to announce the full list of SMEs who will pitch to an audience of experienced investors at Cleantech Venture Week.

Top 55 technology ‘quests’ for reaching net zero in Europe identified

New report identifies 55 high-impact climate technology projects that can help Europe meet 2050 net-zero emissions target.

BEIS is hiring: Senior Executive Officer, Industrial Energy

The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is looking for a Senior Executive Officer, Industrial Energy.

Call for partners to help solve the world’s biggest environmental problem: Anthropocene waste

Cambridge UK: Cambond Ltd and Evolve Packaging are launching a project funded by Innovate UK to help solve the world’s biggest environmental and climate change problems.

Cleantech Venture Week: Calling all Climate-Positive Entrepreneurs

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

Polysolar are recruiting

Polysolar is an award-winning Cleantech business from Cambridge providing unique transparent photovoltaic glass for integration into windows, skylights, balustrades, canopies, greenhouses, and building facades. They are recruiting in different sectors.

Series of Online Events – ‘Sustainable Smart Homes’ SIG with pjb Associates

Our Sustainable Smart Homes SIG will soon be launched! Join us for a series of insightful webinars.
DATE:  10th of September 2020 | 28th of October 2020 | 9th of December 2020

Sofant Technologies secures £2.3m to scale its Satcom antenna platform

EMV Capital led a £2.3m pre-series A syndicated round in Edinburgh based 5G and Satcom antenna developer Sofant Technologies.

Shell: Innovating together

Shell StartUp Engine UK is a partnership between Unreasonable Group and Shell UK to support growth stage ventures that are best positioned to accelerate the UK’s energy transition.

Polysolar: A funding round for EV infrastructure 

Polysolar is undertaking a funding round in the form of a convertible loan note on Crowdcube. This is to help fund the company’s expansion into the EV infrastructure market with our innovative range of solar PV charging canopies.

Update: £1,268,310.00 raised on Crowdcube

Polysolar Glass to Power EV Charging Hub at Bristol and Bath Science Park

Construction has started on a renewable power generating EV charging hub at Bristol and Bath Science Park as part of the South Gloucestershire County Council’s programme of rolling out EV charging points across the county.

Releasing cash in a pandemic — what all businesses need to assess right now

In this think piece, the Catax team explores the tax relief schemes that companies of all sizes are often unaware of but can use to boost their bottom line. If you would like more information about R&D tax credits, Capital Allowances or Patent Box.

ARU offers support to businesses affected by COVID-19

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is offering innovation vouchers, access to graduate talent and existing business support schemes like KEEP+.

Climate Talks with Cambridge Cleantech and our members

Cambridge Cleantech and our members Propelair, Cheeky Panda and Merit Holdings were special guests on the Cambridge Zero Climate Talks.

New Report: We could exceed 1.5 degrees before 2024

New climate report highlights ‘enormous challenge ahead’ for meeting Paris Agreement goals.

Insights on The Clean Heat Grant Scheme from Ecolution

Find out about the Clean Heat Grant Scheme, which aims to accelerate the decarbonisation of the heating market, and how you can apply.

Good Tech Lab are Crowdfunding

Good Tech Lab is looking for grants