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News articles from Cambridge Cleantech, our Founders and Members and our partners are listed here in date order, with the most recent items at the top.

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18.12.2017 The Hungry Dragon: Explaining China’s 50 GW+ PV Market in 2017

via Meishi Tan, Apricum Group;  https://www.apricum-group.com/the-hungry-dragon-explaining-chinas-50-gw-pv-market-in-2017 At the beginning of 2017, the big question regarding solar in China was whether they could repeat the stunning ~35 GW performance of 2016. Yet, over the...

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15.12.2017 The Clean Growth Strategy: What does decarbonisation mean for ecosystem services?

By ADVENT PhD candidates, via www.ukerc.ac.uk The sustainable decarbonisation of the economy is a crucial aspect of the UK’s commitment to mitigating climate change. It also provides a prime opportunity to display leadership under the Paris Agreement, particularly now that the...

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14.12.2017 SmithsonHill submits outline plans to deliver new park in Cambridge to revolutionise growing AgriTech sector globally

SmithsonHill submits outline plans to deliver new park in Cambridge to revolutionise growing AgriTech sector globally   Park proposed in Cambridge to facilitate AgriTech innovation globally Plans will see the delivery of 1 million sqft of lettable employment space and...

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06.12.2017 Enval a winner at the National Business Awards

Cambridge Cleantech member Enval has won the SME National Business Award 2017 in the Green Category for its work in developing and commercialising technologies to prevent materials and resources ending up in landfill.  The judges, including representatives of Clydesdale Bank and...

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30.11.2017 UK Government publishes its new Industrial Strategy: read the summary from a cleantech perspective

Government Industrial Strategy, November 2017 At the end of November, the Government published its long-awaited 250-page industrial strategy, ‘Building a Britain fit for the future’. There is much to favour the cleantech sector throughout the document and a whole ‘Grand Challenge’...

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21.11.2017 £84 million of funding for artificial intelligence and robotics research and smart energy innovation announced

BEIS Minister Claire Perry has announced £84 million of funding for artificial intelligence and robotics research and smart energy innovation. The funding includes: ·         £68 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for artificial intelligence and robotics research...

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21.11.2017 Tech City UK and Tech North merge to become Tech Nation

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced that Tech City UK and Tech North are to become a national organisation, Tech Nation, to speed up the growth of the UK’s pioneering and innovative digital companies and clusters. Building on the organisation’s work...

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20.11.2017 Bill Gates invests $80 million to build Arizona smart city

Bill Gates wants to build a futuristic community in Arizona. A group associated with a Gates investment company has invested $80 million in a high-tech planned development outside Phoenix. The community in Belmont will be designed around high-speed networks, autonomous vehicles,...

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17.11.2017 EcoMachines Ventures announces the launch of new fund, focused on industrial high-tech, energy, smart cities and resource efficiency investment opportunities in the UK

LONDON, UK, November 2017 - EcoMachines Ventures (EMV), the specialist investor in energy and industrial high-tech companies, announces the launch of the EMV EIS Fund I (the “Fund”). The Fund will be focused on investments into EIS-eligible companies disrupting the energy, industrial...

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16.11.2017 Eliq Raises €3m Funding to Expand UK Market Presence for Utility Customer Engagement Solution

Eliq, a Swedish B2B SaaS provider for the utility market, has secured new equity investors to help accelerate market adoption of its customer engagement platform with particular focus on the UK market. GOTHENBURG, Sweden (November 16 th , 2017) – Eliq AB, the pioneer in...

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