The meeting place for Cleantech Companies, Investors, and Corporates | 11th Jan 2023 | London


11th January

Venue:  Barclays, 1 Churchill Place, London.

Investors-Only Networking Breakfast Session   9:30 – 10:50 (registrations from 9:30)

Theme: Let’s show the world that anything is still possible: despite the current geo-political and economic crisis, the investor community can and want to make a big difference on all fronts, from long-term climate tech investments to pushing the diversity agenda. How can we work together to enable climate tech solutions to grow for a better future?

9:30       Arrival and Registration for Investors and Partners only / breakfast.

10:00    Welcome – Dr Stephanie Hussels, Director Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship, Cranfield University & Board Member, Cambridge Cleantech.

10:05   Private Capital Markets Update & Barclays Sustainable Financing Commitments – Henry Waite, Director, Private Capital Markets, Barclays.

10:15    Quick returns on investments will not save the planet – Victoria Mclvor, Investor, World Fund.

10:25    Seeking and nurturing CEOs from various backgrounds to enable a fairer society: What do we need to do? – A discussion between Carolyn Hicks, CFO, Brill Power and Cath Wong, Vice President, Principal Investments, Barclays.

10:35    Q&A.

10:45    Conclusions.

10:50    End of investors-only session.


Cleantech Venture Day – Pitching sessions. Open to all.

11:15 – 17:15 (registrations from 10:45) | 17: 30 – 19: Drink networking reception.

10:45    Registrations open for smes, pitching companies, etc / access to stands + coffee.

11:00    Doors open.

11:15    Welcome – Martin Garratt, CEO, Cambridge Cleantech and Marco De Benedictis, Head of Sustainable & Transition Finance, Corporate Bank, Barclays.

11:25    Keynote speaker: 2022 analysis to build a better 2023 – Mark Daly, Tech and Innovation Analyst, BloombergNEF.

11:40    Session1: Circular Economy chaired by Martin Garratt, CEO, Cambridge Cleantech.

6 pitching companies (5 min pitch + 5 min Q&A)

  • Bio-Sep Ltd, Adrian Black, CEO
  • Cambridge Smart Plastics Ltd, Andrew Terentjev, CEO
  • Zori Tex, Alexandra Harrod, CEO & Co-Founder
  • EPOP AI, Sunil Rajan, Co-Founder & President
  • FlexSea Ltd, Carlo Fedeli, CEO, Founder
  • re-universe, Steve Clarke, CEO

Panel: Sarah Jones, Zero Carbon Capital / Joe Simon-Brown, J A Kemp / Josh Simpson, Alan Boswell Group.

12:50    Innovation search case- study: From an accelerator & pitch day to a pilot contract – Sam Goodall, Head of International Projects, Cambridge Cleantech.

13:00    Light lunch & networking.

14:00    Welcome – Afternoon session    Martin Garratt, CEO, Cambridge Cleantech.

14:05   Hydrogen and UK-India opportunities – Shuayb Ismail, Principal, Xynteo & Sam Goodall, Head of International Projects, Cambridge Cleantech.

14:15    Session 2: Transport and Emission Reduction chaired Hannah Scott, Network Manager, Oxfordshire Greentech.

6 pitching companies (5 min pitch + 5 min Q&A)

  • Ensol Tyres, Gunnlaugur Erlendsson, CEO
  • GreenJets, Anmol Manohar, Founder/CEO
  • Cambridge Electric Transport Ltd, Sean Moroney, CEO
  • Real Carbon Tech (Innox Nova), Roman Bublik, CCO
  • Reforestum, Alban Bressand, Cofounder
  • Weather Trade Net, Elena Maksimovich, CEO, Founder

Panel: Claire Vane, Integrated Resource / Dr Saverio Salandra, HCR Hewitsons / Tafadzwa Motsi, Advanced Propulsion Centre UK.

15:30    Break.

15:45   Toward a green island: opportunities for a decarbonisation – Steve Pickett, Chair, Business Isle of Man.

15:55    Session 3: Energy chaired by Alison Cavey, Chair, Cambridge Cleantech.

6 pitching companies (5 min pitch + 5 min Q&A)

  • Bluemethane, Louise Parlons Bentata, CEO
  • Chimera Energy, Alex Grassi, Commercial Director
  • GLOBAL OTEC, Dan Grech, Director
  • IPG, Toby Gill, CEO
  • Open Hydro, Anna Thomlinson, COO
  • WASE Ltd, Thomas Fudge, CEO (online)

Panel: Jim Totty, Viridis / Andrew Priest, Birketts / Susannah McClintock, Clean Growth Fund.

17:10    Wrap up – Martin Garratt, CEO and Sylvie Russell, Head of Operations, Cambridge Cleantech.

17:15     Networking & drink reception.

19:00    End.


12th January Possibility for the investors to book online 1-1 meetings / pitching companies & investors. Ask the Cambridge Cleantech team for more details.