Greentech South (GTS) is the UK’s first ESCA accredited Cleantech Network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Since 2014, Greentech South has been working with SMEs transforming their innovative ideas into products and services, stimulating economic growth and creating jobs. We work with higher education institutions such as the University of Portsmouth, businesses and public bodies to support collaborative innovation and research. We provide access to a network of university R&D expertise and facilities; programmes to accelerate commercialization of innovative ideas; Investment readiness programmes and investor introductions; and advice and support getting funding for your business.
Greentech South (GTS) is the UK’s first ESCA accredited Cleantech Network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). We work with higher education institutions, large businesses and public bodies to support collaboration on innovation and research and to capitalise on the world class research in the Solent region.
Low Carbon Solent Project
Richard Hall, Business Development Manager at Greentech South, will be launching the £1.9 million Low Carbon Solent Project at VentureFest South 2020. Through this project SMEs can access:
- R&D grants, up to £25,000
- Business support
- Postgraduate student projects
- Innovation and networking events
EMphasis3 CO2 Reductions Project
EMphasis3 CO2 Reductions is an ERDF-funded SME support project. It combines the expertise and experience of the University of Portsmouth – lead partner, the University of Winchester and the cleantech cluster, Greentech South. Through this project SMEs can access:
- Free energy efficiency audits
- Energy efficiency grants, up to £25,000
- Research and innovation grants, up to £25,000
If you are interested in receiving support through EMphasis3, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.greentechsouth.com/emphasis3
Clean Growth UK
In March 2018, Greentech South launched Clean Growth UK, a national university-led business network that catalyses clean and green business innovation and growth. Funded by Research England, the network provides businesses access to university facilities and expertise, free and part-funded support, free business resources, events and green business opportunities.
Visit www.clean-growth.uk to find out more and join.
If you are interested in any of our projects or want to become a member, come and see the team on the Greentech South stand, pitch 11, and stay for the final session “Sustainability – The world’s biggest opportunity” where Richard will be talking about funding opportunities and the principal steps a business can take to save energy and money without costing the earth.
Contact Greentech South:
LinkedIn: Greentech South UK