resources Innovation support

Business support projects, accelerators, venture builders, innovation agencies and intermediaries supporting the development and scale-up of cleantech ventures

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    Climate-KIC

    EU supported public/private innovation agency delivering a suite of targeted innovation, education and entrepreneurship projects, in different European geographies, through its business, government and academics partnership organisations.

    Europe
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    Climate LaunchPad

    Global green business ideas competition with a mission to unlock the world’s cleantech potential that addresses climate change. Run annually and hosted by national lead partners. In the UK, ClimateLaunchpad is hosted by the Centre for Climate Innovation.

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    Co-Innovate

    ERDF co-funded business support project connecting SMES to user orientated design facilities and expertise at Brunel University

    London
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    Analysis for Innovators (A4I)

    Supports company’s productivity and competitiveness through enabling collaboration with scientists and R&D facilities to address analysis and measurement problems affecting products, processes or services.

    UK
  • Green infrastructure & biodiversity

    ARENA 

    London ERDF co-funded project supporting London startups, spin-outs and SMEs to develop and commercialise their innovative ideas, products and services in the areas of resource efficiency, urban green infrastructure, and nature based solutions for urban resilience.

    University of East London
    London
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    Ashden Awards

    Annual awards designed to boost outstanding climate solutions by backing radical ideas to deliver lower emissions and a fairer world: grants and development support offered to winners and finalists.

    International
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    Ashden Trust

    Ashden is a London-based charity that works in the field of sustainable energy and development. Its work includes the annual Ashden Awards, advocacy and research in the field of sustainable energy, and mentoring and practical support for award winners.

    International
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    Better Futures

    London ERDF co-funded programme supporting London SMEs to develop and bring to market low-carbon and cleantech products that will tackle the causes and impacts of climate change, air quality and environmental issues facing London. Better Futures Plus supports London businesses with up to £5000 of innovation vouchers.

    London
  • Circular economy

    Better World Connected

    New innovation brokerage focused initiative, run by Plus X, which connects innovators and academics with corporates looking to support, pilot and scale new sustainable materials and circular economy solutions in packaging, fashion, retail and construction.

    UK
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    BGV Global Goals Accelerator

    Delivering alongside the Bethnal Green Ventures main programme to help and supporting talented teams using technology to realise sustainable development goals for international development.

    20-30 Whitechapel Road
    International