ghd Sustainability Challenge – Funding Opportunity
CW is pleased to present this new opportunity for five start-ups and SMEs to build a collaborative partnership with the R&D team of internationally renowned consumer device designer: ghd.
The ghd Sustainability Challenge is a light-touch way for start-ups to demonstrate their expertise to a potential investor/customer. Consisting of only three “on-site” days, participants will be asked to work together to help solve key sustainability challenges being faced by the ghd R&D team.
A subsidiary of one of the world’s largest beauty companies, ghd are leading the way in understanding the science of hair. ghd’s Research & Development labs in Cambridge are unique in combining physicists, material scientists, product designers and hair specialists to focus solely on the terminal manipulation of hair. The facility allows for scientific testing on hair and the development of new products, as well as product performance testing.
Areas of Interest:
Wireless connected devices
High efficiency electronics
Recyclable materials / circular economy tech
Rechargeable battery technology
Sustainable manufacturing and reworking
Coatings, including electrically resistive coatings