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 clean growth mission,

all free or heavily subsidised.


Join us.


£18 million
raised for members' R&D projects

network members

156 innovative planet-friendly products
and services developed

Three regional hubs, open for business:

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Like a Swiss Army knife for green businesses, we've got everything you need to innovate and grow:

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Innovation Accelerator

Accelerate product development with technical expertise and facilities at one of our university hubs.

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Clean Growth Fast Track

Maximise the commercial success of your innovations.

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Learn new skills with free business workshops.

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Network membership

Access business resources and the latest funding opportunities.

Latest news

New product development stages 101

An unprecedented crisis needs unprecedented innovation. There’s never been a more important time for businesses to come forward with innovative products and services.

Circular economy grants for SMEs

Grant funding to support research, testing and the development of a step-change transition approach for adopting circular economy practices.

Funding success

Three Clean Growth UK members were amongst a group of businesses recently awarded funding to carry out innovative business transformation projects in partnership with our South East hub, the University of Brighton.

Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator Grant

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced grant funding in collaboration with the Carbon Trust. The aim is to establish new partnerships between the developers of energy efficiency technology and industrial companies that can demonstrate this technology in an operational setting. Deadline: 3 January 2022.

Clean Growth UK is delivered through its three regional university hubs

Businesses can access support and expertise across any hub: a truly connected green business network.

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