Clean Growth UK is a pioneering, university-led innovation network of forward-thinking green businesses.


Our mission? To connect climate-conscious businesses with the resources they need to innovate and grow.


We’ve got members of all shapes and sizes, who we help to thrive with a toolkit of funded and part-funded innovation and growth support.


Find out more about free membership here.


£5.6 million
raised for members' R&D projects

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68 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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Network membership

Free access to a business growth toolkit, monthly newsletter, events, member opportunities and more.

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Innovation expertise

Access to university R&D expertise and facilities at our three university delivery hubs in Brighton, Liverpool and Portsmouth.

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Commercialising green products and services

Free and part-funded programmes to drive clean and green commercialisation.

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Fund your mission

Investment readiness, funding advice and grant support.

Latest news

Satellite Applications for Clean Growth event

Enterprise M3 LEP , in partnership with our South West Hub, the University of Portsmouth’s Greentech South, is holding an event on satellite application for clean growth on 23 February.

Farming Innovation Pathways

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund has launched grant funding to support innovative projects addressing the challenges of productivity, sustainability, and net-zero emissions within the agricultural sector. Deadline: 28 April 2021.

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund: Spring 2021

The Industrial Energy Transformation Fund has launched grant funding for innovative technology and ideas which enable the industrial transition towards a low carbon future. Deadline: 14 July 2021.

Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund has launched grant funding to support innovative projects addressing sustainability problems related to plastic packaging. Deadline: 24 March 2021.

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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Visit the hub pages to see what’s happening regionally and find out what support you can get for your business.

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