18 innovative firms chosen to help accelerate West Midlands to Net Zero
Eighteen of the UK’s most innovative SMEs have been selected for a business accelerator programme aimed at helping the West Midlands become a leader in developing Net Zero energy systems for buildings, commercial estates and industry.
This ‘Innovator Challenge’ will be run by Energy Systems Catapult’s new Energy Launchpad in collaboration with EIT Climate-KIC and supported by Energy Capital – part of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
The aim is for some the UK’s most innovative Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to develop and commercialise products and services with the West Midlands; enabling the integration of low carbon solutions within urban buildings and commercial estates or optimising energy networks supplying West Midlands industry.
The 18 SMEs will get access to a range of advanced energy system expertise and specialist business support to help innovators unlock new routes-to-market, secure investment and breakdown barriers to growth.