UK start-ups built to enhance SDGs secure £2bn investment

The impact tech companies are driving innovation and solutions to fighting climate change and improving health

Government offers £2m in new grants for green transport startups

Battery cooling and portable charging solutions are among the awarded projects

Bork Business 4 – Let’s talk us pt.2

Bork Biz is your regular look at the world of business and work but not as you know it.

Bork Business 2 – Let’s talk hunger

Bork Biz is your regular look at the world of business and work but not as you know it.

Sustainable start-ups offered €100k for energy storage ideas

The competition is open until 30th October 2018

New oil and gas tech accelerator pledges £600k

A new technology accelerator and incubator aims to help smaller innovative technology developers take their solutions to the oil and gas market faster. The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has launched ‘TechX’, which is targeting 100 start-ups and 200 small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). Up to £100,000 of funding will be provided for […]

Green start-up competition for €500k opens

Green start-ups combatting climate change have a chance to win a grand prize of €500,000 (£434,240). The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2017 is one of the biggest annual sustainability competitions and is open to small businesses with bright ideas from all around the world. The money received by the winner will be spent on developing its product or service and introducing it […]

British Gas owner to invest £100m in tech start-ups

The owner of British Gas has announced plans to invest £100 million in smart technology start-up companies in the next five years. Centrica said the new venture, dubbed ‘Centrica Innovations’, will strengthen its ability to identify and invest in technologies and ideas that can deliver new products, offers and services for customers. It will place […]

Statoil’s $200m fund to invest in green start-ups

Statoil has launched a new venture capital fund dedicated to investing in green start-up companies. Dubbed Statoil Energy Ventures, the new fund will invest up to $200 million (£140m) over a period of four to seven years. It has been set up as part of the Norwegian firm’s new business area ‘New Energy Solutions’, aiming […]