News - 18 June 2014

Innovation and cleantech SME growth

Innovation and cleantech SME growth

5.00pm-8.00pm, Thursday, 10th JulyAntenna, Beck Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EQ

This event showcases the work of 3 contrasting local environmental Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners. Although different in scale and focus the featured SMEs share a commitment to innovation which has been a key factor in the growth of their businesses. 

Chinook Sciences

The Nottingham-based innovative clean technology company, is one of the UK’s fastest growing companies. On the back of its cutting-edge technology Chinook has recently landed a £300 million contract to build the world’s largest thermal energy-from-waste plant in the United Arab Emirates. To accommodate its rapid growth Chinook Sciences plans to invest in a local manufacturing plant, research and development facility, training centre and energy from waste plant which will create 200 jobs at the new Nottingham Energy Park.

Nottingham Energy Partnership (NEP)

Delivers domestic and commercial projects tackling fuel poverty, carbon emission reduction, energy saving and natural resource preservation. In addition to direct measures, such as installing insulation in over 10,000 properties, NEP gives advice and training on energy management and carbon reduction. Through continual innovation of its products and services NEP has grown rapidly over the last 4 years; from a £1m to a £4m turnover by March 2013.

West Energy Saving Technologies Ltd.

Is a market leader in the manufacture and supply of innovative eco-friendly controls for domestic ventilation fans and systems, whole house ventilation. The Beeston-based company was founded in 2002 and is one of the smallest businesses ever to win the Queen’s Award for Innovation.

At this event Steve Martin, Chinook Energy, Jerome Baddley, NEP and Philip J West of West Energy Saving Technologies will give presentations on the importance of innovation in the development of their technologies, products and the growth of their respective companies.

The event will be followed by a buffet and a networking opportunity and is sponsored by Next Business Generation and Browne Jacobson.

For further details please contact Neil Horsley

This event is free to attend – to register click here

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