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CEAD has developed a patented solid CO2 sorbent material known as Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs), which are fundamentally Porous Polymer Beads engineered to delivered specific gas capture characteristics.
C-Capture has developed an innovative range of solvents for separating CO2 from other gas streams, reducing the energy penalty for this process by between 50 and 90%.
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Carbon Clean Solutions is focussed on reducing the capital and operating costs associated with carbon capture systems to below £20 per tonne.
Gyrotricity has developed a revolutionary flywheel system that acts as a low cost, high power, durable energy storage system.
Nortech are developing technology to provide the increased level of electricity network monitoring needed as more low carbon technologies (solar PV, wind turbines, EVs) connect to the power grid.
Matrix Moulding Systems are developing Microcool technology which could reduce cycle times for plastic injection moulding by 50% and offer significant energy and CO2 savings to the industry.
Cryofuel Energy Systems are employing innovative paired rotor technology to generate energy from the depressurisation of compressed methane.
European Thermodynamics are developing stable, low-cost thermoelectric alloys for waste heat recovery which achieve higher thermal efficiencies than currently recorded.
Entropea Labs, in collaboration with Brunel University, are developing an integrated, modular and retrofittable 20kWe Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) system for Heat to Power generation.
Moixa is the UK’s leading smart battery company, developing Smart Battery hardware and GridShare software to facilitate smart energy storage and sharing.
OXTO Energy has developed an innovative flywheel energy storage system which is highly durable and efficient to enable a sustainable, low-carbon future.
Fault Current’s mission is to develop fault current limiting technologies that will extend the fault carrying capacity of an existing power grid.
Green Running, creators of home energy assistant Verv, specialise in high frequency electricity disaggregation and machine learning as well as blockchain-based peer-to-peer electricity trading.
Piclo has developed an independent marketplace, Piclo Flex, which facilitates buying and selling of smart grid flexibility services.
Electron have created a new, multilateral transaction platform for Demand Side Response actions using blockchain technology.
Low Carbon Electric has developed a Phase Switch System (PSS), an innovative, smart, economically feasible solution which reduces losses and increases the capacity of existing energy infrastructure through real time phase balancing of electricity distribution systems.
Origen Power are combining fuel cell technology with lime kilns to generate cost effective electricity from natural gas while simultaneously producing a relatively pure CO2 stream that can be easily captured.
Powervault is a leading British start-up that manufactures, sells and manages fleets of battery energy storage systems that is working on a next generation model which can fully integrate into the home and respond to key market drivers.
Pumped Heat is aiming to exploit its novel energy storage technology, PH2O, which provides days to weeks of storage at megawatt (MW) scale.
Build Test Solutions have developed PULSE a pioneering approach to air-tightness testing which releases a low-pressure air pulse for realistic and accurate measurement of airtightness in seconds.
Samad Power are working on a micro CHP unit, the Turbo Green Boiler, which is projected to have a significantly reduced installed price compared to current levels.
Solar Polar have developed a cooling system that uses an absorption refrigeration driven by solar thermal technology to provide the cheapest Watt of cooling.
Q-Bot has developed a range of robotic tools to survey confined spaces, apply insulation and validate the job done.
Logix are combining the benefits of highly insulated, high thermal mass construction with factory-based building techniques to offer speed and cost reductions to builders as well as highly efficient, quiet and comfortable homes to owners.
GridDuck have developed a low-cost wireless solution for demand response with smart plugs, relay switches and a cloud-based system.
Mixergy is a spin-out company from the University of Oxford’s Energy and Power Group that develops and markets smart hot water tanks.
ICAX has built a working prototype Dual Source Heat Pump (DSHP) capable of linking to both air and water source heat sinks.
Ventive have developed an offering of innovative ventilation products including integrated, intelligent and passive solutions.
Kubos Semiconductors are developing an innovative technology which has the potential to significantly improve the emitter materials of LEDs.
Vantage Power provides electrified powertrain technologies for heavy duty vehicles and is bringing a high power, direct liquid cooled lithium-ion energy storage system to market which is three times smaller than the closest competitor.
Statebourne Cryogenics are developing innovative ‘Dual Product’ ISO tanks which will allow LNG to be stored indefinitely with zero methane release.
Frazer-Nash is an engineering firm who are developing and manufacture a rapid charger for electric vehicles and a range-extending taxi cab called MetroCab.
Agile Impressions have developed a prototype Storage Enabled Vehicle Charging Point in response to the emergence and convergence of EVs, smart grids and battery technology.
Oxford nanoSystems is a high-tech start-up that has developed a unique coating technology to improve the efficiency of heat transfer in two-phase systems.
Sense Wind are developing a new system for installing and maintaining wind turbines and reducing the cost of both onshore and offshore wind energy.
Solar Flow have developed a hybrid solar panel, generating electricity and heat, which is capable of a step change in performance compared to current commercially available panels.
Spinetic has designed and implemented a radical re-engineering of wind harvesting technology, creating a panelised, modular and linkable system, as installable and cost effective as solar PV.
Tokamak Energy are using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnets to dramatically accelerate the development of fusion energy.
Johnson Matthey are developing a process which can produce clean hydrogen more efficiently than existing technologies.
First Light Fusion is a spin out from the University of Oxford which is developing innovative targets to be used for inertial confinement fusion based on high-velocity projectiles.
CCm Technologies has invented and patented technology to efficiently use industrially segmented CO2 and to safely convert it into materials with a commercial value.
SweetGen has developed a technology that can decrease the content of dissolved organic contaminants in industrial wastewater and simultaneously produce electricity without any biological treatment.
Econovate has developed a sustainable, low carbon material that uses low-grade waste paper and cardboard, diverted from landfills, which can be used to create superior construction products.
Glass Technology Services are exploring the use of transformed biomass ash by-products which can reduce the high-temperature viscosity of glass composites, reducing the energy required for the melting process, producing new, cost-effective material.
Desolenator are developing a clean technology with the potential to improve the lives of millions of people by transforming dirty water into safe, low cost water using purification & desalination technology powered by solar energy.
Recycling Technologies has developed a machine to recycle waste plastic back into oil – even plastics currently considered unrecyclable like crisp packets, films, black plastic and mixed residual streams.
NVP Energy have solved the industrial challenge of sustainably treating wastewater with their revolutionary solution that cuts operating costs and acts as a renewable energy source by generating exceptionally high-quality biogas.
The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy delivers an ambitious industrial strategy, maximises investment opportunities and bolster UK interests, promotes competitive markets and responsible business practices, and ensures the UK has a reliable, low cost and clean energy system. It is responsible for the UK’s Energy Innovation Support programme, including the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) promotes the United Kingdom’s interests overseas, supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe. It building the UK’s prosperity by increasing exports and investment, opening markets, ensuring access to resources, and promoting sustainable global growth.
The Green Growth Platform provides green businesses with the support they need to take them to the next level. If offers members a unique package of business support, grants and finance advice, innovation and skills development, events and connections.
Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. It drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas.
The Carbon Trust is an independent, expert partner of leading organisations around the world, helping them contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies.
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions. If focuses on Innovation and research; the digital agenda; support for SMEs and the low-carbon economy.
Finance Wales helps Welsh SMEs develop and growth by offering commercial investment, including loans and equity support, starting from £1000 up to £3 million.