Are you on a mission to tackle the climate crisis?
Clean Growth UK is a pioneering university-based network of forward-thinking green businesses.
We can help you get new products to market faster, decarbonise your business, and hone your commercial skills.
Everything you need to
drive your net zero mission,
all free or heavily subsidised.
Part funded by
Access to university technical expertise and facilities to accelerate product development.
Net Zero 360
Net zero workshops, a carbon calculator, and access to innovation support to help you decarbonise.
Network membership and workshops
Business resources and workshops, and the latest funding opportunities.
raised for members' R&D projects
292 innovative planet-friendly products
and services developed
415 innovation/R&D Projects
791 jobs created
Three regional hubs, open for business:
Light Brothers get renewable energy grant
Light Brothers have over 50 years of experience in the waste industry and have been at the forefront of innovation in the recycling industry. Through the University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform, they were awarded a LoCASE grant to install a 96kWH solar system to make the migration to renewable energy consumption.
Brighton researchers explore innovative methods to source vital rare earth elements
University of Brighton researchers have been awarded a grant by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The researchers, from the School of Applied Sciences and the Centre for Earth Observation, will be exploring more efficient and less damaging ways to source vital rare earth elements.
New cement alternative offers hope for low carbon constructors
Civil engineers at our North hub, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) have developed a new type of cement which creates 80% fewer carbon emissions than concrete. This demonstrates how future buildings can be constructed with low carbon geopolymers in place of concrete.
University researcher wins bronze at STEM for BRITAIN competition
University of Brighton researcher, Julia Meister, won the “Bronze Sustainability award” out of over 150 finalists in the STEM for BRITAIN competition in the House of Commons. Julia has been working with the NHS and international healthcare providers to develop a new carbon emissions framework for hospital equipment.