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.


Part funded by


£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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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.

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Funding alert! 📢 Organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop data driven approaches for upgrading portfolios of buildings. This will accelerate the shift to a #netzero economy. Details here:

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Explore our upcoming events and workshops 🌟 Our events are designed to help your green business or #startup grow. Discover them here:

Latest news

Innovation loans future economy competition: round 7

UK micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.

Support available for Cleantech Venture Day applications 

Mark Riminton, our Business Development Manager and investment-readiness specialist, is offering support to any Clean Growth UK members applying to pitch. He’ll review your pitch deck and offer his insight into maximizing your chance of success.

Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition – Round 6

Innovate UK is offering up to £25 million in loans to micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). These loans are for highly innovation late stage research and development projects that show a clear route to economic impact.

The business benefits of net zero

The business case for lowering your carbon emissions and getting on the road to net zero as quickly as possible is compelling.

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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