Founder

Joining Cambridge Cleantech as a Founder or an Associate Founder attracts the broadest range of benefits and access to help grow your business. In particular, Founders play an invaluable role in contributing to the strategic direction of Cambridge Cleantech and benefit from a high profile in the cleantech community. 

Joining as an Associate Founder attracts benefits above the Member level, including the opportunity to initiate Special Interest Groups on your priority topics and host your own meetings with selected cleantech members:

  • Shape the strategic direction of Cambridge Cleantech by becoming a Board Director or Steering Group member (Founder only)
  • Raise your company profile by having your logo displayed on the homepage of the Cambridge Cleantech website, at events and in other publicity material (Founder only)
  • Initiate and champion Special Interest Groups and events on your priority cleantech topics, thereby drawing sector experts together
  • Attend all Special Interest Groups and events free of charge (normal costs from £50 to £250 per person plus VAT)
  • Develop your business through facilitated introductions, closed meetings or by hosting events with the full range of Cambridge Cleantech members
  • Influence government thinking and raise your profile by attending lobbying meetings with officials and events with ministers
  • Expand your company’s international links by submitting information to be taken by Cambridge Cleantech staff to events in other cleantech clusters globally
  • Develop your business by attending business support events from supply chain updates, to financing and marketing & business development free of charge (cost to non-members from £150 per person plus VAT)
  • Keep up to date on the latest government policies which can create supply chain opportunities in the sector by accessing the members only "Government Regulatory Updates" section of the website
  • Secure funding for your business by accessing the members only "Finding Funding" section of the website which tracks EU and government funding opportunities
  • Promote your company by adding your company profile to the Cambridge Cleantech Directory
  • Post information about your business including news, events and jobs on the Cambridge Cleantech website (under development).

The Founder joining fee is £5,000 per annum and the Associate Founder fee is £2,000 per annum.

Companies and organisations can become a Founder or an Associate Founder at any time. Membership is for your entire organisation and all employees can enjoy the benefits of membership.

Become a Founder Member
If you are interested in becoming a Founder and would like to discuss the benefits, please contact Martin.Garratt@cambridgecleantech.org.uk

Become an Associate Founder Member
Associate Founders can join online.