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University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Clean Growth UK is delivered across the South West by the University of Portsmouth’s Greentech South.

Greentech South has secured over £35 million of new investment into the low carbon economy, helped over 100 SMEs to develop innovative new low carbon products and solutions and created over 250 new jobs since its inception in 2015.

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Meet the team

David Hutchinson
Director of Greentech South, Associate Professor in Environmental Innovation

David has worked in the Higher Education Sector for over 20 years. He tends to work on large interdisciplinary funded projects that seek solutions to Environmental and Energy Systems challenges, which will move us towards Net Zero more rapidly. Recent funding has come from NERC, Research England, UK Government, Innovate UK and Industry. David is passionate about clean growth and has experienced the good that can arise from Business and Universities working together.

Keiron Roberts
Senior Lecturer in Sustainability and the Built Environment

Keiron began work with Greentech South as a Research Fellow in Low Carbon Technologies. He is a researcher with expertise in wastewater, solid waste and energy systems, and resource management and technologies, with a particular focus on sustainability and the circular economy. Since joining the University, he has subsequently joined the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying as a Senior Lecturer.

Matt Pullinger
Innovation & Commercialisation Fellow

Matt first joined the team during his year in placement at the University of Portsmouth and has since graduated with a degree in Financial Management, whilst researching the barriers that businesses face to reaching Net Zero. He has since led the Business Development on two European Regional Development Funded (ERDF) programmes delivered through Greentech South and is looking to continue working closely with businesses that are developing clean growth innovations.

Get in touch with the University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth, 0.08a Lion Gate Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HF