Clean Growth Innovation Summit: Technologies of the future
The Clean Growth Innovation Summit takes place on 16 October and forms part of the BEIS-led Green Great Britain Week, taking place during the week commencing 15 October. The week will include high profile policy announcements, events and media activity across the UK designed to highlight the scale of the opportunities to reduce emissions, grow a low-carbon economy and improve quality of life as part of the Industrial Strategy.
The Summit will be dedicated to innovation and themed: Technologies of the future. This event co-organised by BEIS, UK Research and Innovation, Knowledge Transfer Network, Climate KIC and National Physical Laboratory will bring together over 300 delegates from government, small and medium sized businesses, civil society, investors and media to discuss the future of innovation and the UK’s economy. The event also comprises a showcase of the best of UK clean-tech innovations, alongside presentations from thought-leaders, one-on-one innovation support surgery (see below for more details) and opportunities for networking.
Topics on the day include: How can we develop UK industries that are fit for the future? Where should we drive progress in technologies where the UK can become a world-leader in their research and commercialisation?
One-on-one Innovation Support Surgery
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will be running a number of surgery sessions throughout the day, where small and medium sized businesses are invited to receive free, one-to-one advice on how to overcome issues with their innovative products and services. NPL will also be hosting talks and Q&A sessions on the process of testing and verifying new products and intellectual property.
This event is being run by the following organisations:
- UKRI (UK Research and Innovation, Innovate UK)
- BEIS (Department of Business, Energy, Innovation and Skills)
- NPL (National Physical Laboratory)
- Climate KIC (public-private climate change partnership and main EU initiative)
- KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network)
Exhibitors at the event will include:
- Wind Farm Analytics @WindFmAnalytics
Wind Farm Analytics Ltd is commercialising patent-granted laser measurement systems for increasing the yield of wind farms.
- Chrysalix Technologies @ChrysalixTech
Turning unwanted wood into renewable chemicals and plastics
- Verv @VLUXtoken
Developing a P2P energy trading platform to drive down consumer bills and increase installation of renewable energy
- Entrust Microgrid LLP
Entrust Smart Microgrid system solutions and products: research and development, manufacture and distribution, and consultancy services
- Rotaheat @rotaheat
Rotaheat enables the delivery of inexpensive clean heat through Rotaheat’s patented technology.
- GridDuck @GridDuck
Wireless automation for energy efficiency and flexibility
- SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre @info_specific
At SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre we are developing a new concept for buildings of the future – buildings that generate, store and release their own energy.
- Upside Energy @upsideenergy
Upside Energy have built a cloud based service that uses advanced algorithms to orchestrate thousands of energy storage and other electrical devices to create a Virtual Energy Store™.
- Origen Power @OrigenPower
Origen Power Ltd is developing a process that uses natural gas to generate electricity in a way that removes carbon dioxide from the air.
- Senergy @senergyNI
Senergy design and manufacture smart solar thermal panels
- First Light Fusion @flfusion
Solving the problem of fusion energy with the simplest machine possible
- CCm Technologies Ltd
CCm is an environmental technology company focused on converting CO2 into stable value-added materials (fertiliser/replacement plastics) with multiple uses across global priority sectors of food/agriculture, advanced materials & energy storage
- LightFi @LightFi_co
Effortlessly turning old buildings into smart buildings
- OXTO Energy @Oxto_energy
An operator and manufacturer of mechanical energy storage systems
- ICAX Limited
Efficient, low carbon heating and cooling solutions for districts and buildings
- Electron @ElectronDLT
Electron is an energy technology company developing the shared digital infrastructure, underpinned by blockchain, requires to integrate 100,000s of distributed energy devices into efficient, inclusive electricity and grid service markets.
- Mixergy @MixergyLtd
Sensing, Storing and Sustaining Energy