Feb 2020 PARTNERS
Cambridge Cleantech is a leading membership organisation that supports companies working to build products and services in response to global sustainability challenges. We operate as a global hub for cleantech innovation and are linked to some of the most highly innovative centres in the UK, including London and Oxford. Our members range from start-ups with smart ideas in sustainable energy, water and waste, to multinational conglomerates working to reduce their environmental impact. We unite the creators of innovative cleantech technologies with the financiers, partners and customers who can bring these products and services to fruition, and help create a smarter, more sustainable future.
Action on climate change today is imperative for a prosperous and clean economy tomorrow, and businesses have a massive opportunity to play a leading role. Clean Growth UK catalyses clean and green innovation through access to university expertise and facilities and commercialisation and investment support. They have established hubs within the Universities of Portsmouth and Brighton, as well as in John Moores University in Liverpool to give ambitious, responsible businesses access to university R&D expertise and facilities, as well as the tools and resources needed to develop ideas into commercialised products and services. They support your businesses from whatever stage you it is at – from early concept to market launch.
Your intellectual property assets are of great value to you. To help you to secure, protect and exploit them, you need technical experts who are also creative problem solvers. You need a team of specialists working together to pool their knowledge and resources in support of your business goals. J A Kemp is a leading UK and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm that combines independent thinking with collective excellence.
KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms – delivering integrated solutions to our clients’ issues. In the UK, we have over 12,000 partners and staff working in more than 20 offices. Being part of a strong global network of member firms gives us a truly global mindset. With passion and purpose, we work shoulder-to-shoulder with you, integrating innovative approaches and deep expertise to deliver real results.
New types of mobility, housing services and energy solutions improve our quality of life and mitigate climate change, as well as speed up the circular economy and build permanent changes to the benefit of us all. Smart & Clean brings urban citizens, cities, businesses and research institutes together to build solutions that will enable urban citizens to live good and carbon-neutral lives. New technologies and services are being implemented in their testbed area in Helsinki and Lahti, the best of which generate successful business in Finland and are exported to the world. By doing so, Smart & Clean enables sustainable lives in other cities as well.
The City of Helsinki places great value on the environment and environmental protection. Over the last few years, the City has produced many environmental programmes for specific areas of operations, including the development programme of the energy company Helsingin Energia, a climate action plan, a noise prevention plan and a programme to secure biodiversity. Helsinki also strives to become carbon neutral as soon as possible, aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by the year 2020 and by 60 percent by the year 2030.
Oxfordshire Greentech is the new business network for low-carbon and cleantech businesses in Oxfordshire.
Oxfordshire Greentech organise and run regular events for greentech business, each one of them has leading speakers specialist greentech and business sector. These events are not only a chance to learn about the latest greentech initiatives or technologies but they also represent an opportunity to meet, network and do business with other greentech entrepeneurs, companies and innovators
Looking to invest or do business in France? The Paris Region is an economic powerhouse, with the EU’s highest GDP and busiest continental European airport and railway stations. It is also the #2 destination worldwide for international trade shows and conferences. With capital and clients aplenty, a diverse array of businesses and an excellent quality of life, the Paris Region is the best place to do business in Europe.
Avanto Ventures is a matchmaking service helping customers venture out to new growth areas by matching them with the right startup ecosystem.They are the leading Nordic corporate venturing house with proven credits of business results for their clients across multiple industries. Their mission is to build sustainable businesses and fertile ecosystems, while focusing less on building something from scratch and more on looking for existing solutions or platforms, knowledgeable experts and tools to build on.
Hewitsons are a leading law firm, supporting UK wide and international businesses with outstanding legal advice in all sectors including technology and not for profit. To ensure Absolute Client Focus, they utilise their client care service system which involves partners who will make it their business to become well acquainted with you and your objectives, whether as an individual or representative of a business or institution. They are based in Cambridge, London, Milton Keynes and Northampton but their services can extend globally thanks to the reach of LawExchange International, their network of independent law firms. This network covers 29 countries in Europe, North and South America, the Asia/Pacific region and the Middle East.
Business Isle of Man is responsible for businesses involved in the export of physical goods and related services from the Isle of Man and those operating services within the domestic Manx economy. With large numbers of employers, employees and diverse clusters of businesses, Business Isle of Man has a significant responsibility for ensuring the promotion and development of opportunities within these sectors.