Better Futures: Sustainable Bridges Help Mayor Sadiq Khan Launch 1.6m Clean Tech Incubator

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We were honoured that the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced our project called Better Futures, one of our clean tech incubation programmes aiming to cultivate 100 small businesses giving them the extra boost in development they may need to be successful.

 

We at Sustainable Bridges are delighted to be lead delivery partners in this project alongside the GLA,  Imperial College London, Imperial Consultants and OPDC (Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation). Better Futures was built off the back of an increasing need for proactivity in tackling environmental and social challenges, including air quality, climate change, housing and the future of the transport sector.

 

The Mayor’s Office: “The funding would help kick start the development of a clean-tech cluster for London, developing a hub for low-carbon industries in the capital”

 

The programme budget of £1.6m will go towards supporting the SMEs, which will come in many forms including, management and leadership support, marketing, access to co-working space and public and private funding support. The package also offers qualifying start-ups the opportunity of research collaboration with Imperial College London via its Centre Cleantech London.

 

Sadiq Khan “My ambition now is to harness the new technologies that are being pioneered right here to transform London into the world’s leading smart city.”  

 

You can register your interest using the following link. REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

 

More Better Futures article:

Mayor of London Better Futures: Growing London’s low carbon, cleantech businesses

Tech Crunch: London’s mayor announces £1.6M clean tech incubator

Tech City News: Sadiq Khan Announces 1-6m Clean Tech Startup Incubator

Bloomberg: London Mayor, Ford, Open Cleantech Hubs in U.K.Capital

Mirror: Sadiq Khan outlines plans to transform UK capital into ‘world’s leading smart city

 

European Regional Development Fund

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The project either has received or is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for ERDF.

 

Established by the European Union ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.

For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding

 

 

Posted on June 16, 2017 in Better Futures, GLA, Uncategorized

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