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.

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Clean Growth Fast Track

Business coaching to help maximise the commercial success of your clean growth innovations.

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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Funding alert! 📢 UK organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy. Find out more and apply here:

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Discover our February events ⚡️ If you're an #SME or #startup looking to innovate and grow then come along to our free business growth events. Check them out here:

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Looking to grow your business in 2023? ⚡️ The one thing that has the power to accelerate your green business ambitions more than anything is #funding. Join us for our Finance for #startups workshop on 8 February, 10:00am - 12:00pm 📅

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Funding alert! 📢 Innovate UK is offering up to £25 million in loans to #SMEs. Loans are for highly #innovative late stage research and development projects with the best potential for the future. Interested? Details 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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