Our Insights on Smarter Sustainable Innovation
Innovate UK is opening up £8m in funding for small companies with big ideas that could help “tackle the biggest healthcare challenges” facing the UK. The UK’s innovation agency is looking for SMEs from the UK digital sector to submit ideas for feasibility studies or product-development projects.
A group of businesses and investors have written to UK Prime MInister Theresa May, urging her to raise the country’s ambitions to tackle climate change..
The demand for low-carbon goods and services is increasing rapidly, with a turnover of £43.3 billion in 2015 for low-carbon and renewable energy companies in the UK.
A low-carbon strategy for international trade agreements will maximise opportunities after Brexit.
As part of a government strategy to improve air quality, Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health.