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.


Join us.


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Innovation Accelerator

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.

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Network membership and workshops

Business resources and workshops, and the latest funding opportunities.

£25.7 million
raised for members' R&D projects

network members

292 innovative planet-friendly products
and services developed

415 innovation/R&D Projects

791 jobs created

Three regional hubs, open for business:

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Latest news

A green revolution begins at Portsmouth International Port

Portsmouth International Port has been awarded £19.8m from the Zero Emissions Vessels and Infrastructure competition (ZEVI), funded by UK Government and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. Our South West Hub, the University of Portsmouth, is part of the project that will assist with the wider city’s ambition to reach net carbon neutral by 2030.

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.

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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