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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Calling all green SMEs and #startups! Become your own market research expert with our free, online workshop 🌟 Market research helps you develop your business model, your market position, your products and your messaging. 2 May, 9.30 am - 12 pm 📅

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Would you like a clear roadmap for your business that helps drive decision-making, inspires your team, engages investors and attracts customers? The business model canvas can help you do that ✅ 23rd March 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, online:

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edie has published a new Explains guide for businesses, listing all the key steps, considerations and benefits for organisations that are aiming to become a certified #BCorp ✅ Read it here:

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Join us for our Strategic selling for major accounts workshop 🌟 This sales development webinar will help you fully understand the key steps to winning large contracts. Find out more and book here:

Latest news

Transformative Technologies competition

The new Transformative Technologies competition offers up to £20m of funding specifically targeted at small and micro businesses in the UK that have never been funded by Innovate UK before. In addition to the grant support, applicants will be offered tailored business support delivered by Innovate UK EDGE.

Net zero heat: rapid assessment of building fabric performance

Innovate UK is funding up to £1.5 million for solutions that reduce the cost and time required for assessing fabric performance of buildings against net zero performance targets. The aim of this competition is to accelerate the shift to a net zero economy.

Farming Innovation Programme – large R&D partnerships Round 2

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million for large R&D partnership projects, from the industry-led R&D Partnerships Fund, as part of the Farming Innovation Programme.

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.

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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