Success stories

Successful collaborations in the cleantech sector

Read about the success stories of clean technology companies thanks to the pivotal role of Cambridge Cleantech connecting people for a smarter, more sustainable future.

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.

Founder member Cranfield University secures investment from Innovate UK

Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.

Cleantech Member Propelair raises £3 million in latest funding round – Success story

Cleantech Member and Cleantech Venture Week pitching company Propelair raises £3 million in funding round. The investment will fuel the global growth for its water and energy-efficient toilet system with unique hygiene benefits, confirms the company.

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.

Blue Tap – Success Story

The Blue Tap team came in 1st place for the 2020 MIT Water Innovation Prize.

Cranfield University & Lucida Solar – Success story

Developing a net-zero carbon option for industrial process heat applications with Cranfield University and Lucida Solar.

SCALE UP – Success stories

Cambridge Cleantech has always played a key role in helping corporates and cleantech innovators meet and build partnerships. This impact has been amplified by our involvement in the SCALE UP project, which connects five successful cleantech clusters in Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Together, SCALE UP partners have successfully connected more than 500 innovative SMEs to corporate buyers.

Cambridge Cleantech start-up wins investment

Paul Clark, CEO of MasterFilter, met Sustainable Ventures at a Cambridge Cleantech Finance special interest group event in January 2018. Two months later, their Sustainable Accelerator fund invested £100,000 in the cleantech start-up as lead investor, allowing MasterFilter to start their business journey.