Toward Successful Commercialisation


Bringing together industry, investors, and government to engage with world-class entrepreneurs. Sharing best practice to commercialise leading-edge sustainable technologies.

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WED 18th APRIL 2018


08:30 - 19:00

The fourth Towards Successful Commercialisation Conference will give key players in the power, buildings, transport, waste and industrial sectors a chance to investigate major decarbonisation challenges alongside BEIS-funded entrepreneurs, investors and government policymakers. Workshops will let participants share ideas, gain insights and explore partnerships with market influencers, innovators and decision makers.

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This UK programme has created a community of thought leaders who share experiences, advice and guidance in order to identify best practice in clean growth.

Past speakers have included Richard Read Founder of Innocent Drinks, Michael Liebreich Chairman of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Professor Chris Rapley CBE, M.A., Ph.D., D.Sc. Professor of Climate Science at UCL, Mike Berners-Lee author of “The Burning Question” and “How Bad are Bananas”, David Mackay Chief Science Advisor and author of “Sustainable Energy without Hot Air”, John Loughead Chief Science Advisor and Professor Rachel Armstrong, School Architecture Newcastle University.

CLT leads this important and prestigious event as part of the business incubation support provided to all BEIS Energy Entrepreneur Fund grant recipients. This support is delivered by CLT and its Framework Partners: Arup, Carbon Trust and WSP.


The day will include key note speakers, workshops, a professional services marketplace and networking drinks as well as the opportunity to set up 1:1 meetings.


Crowd Funding, Intellectual Property, Navigating R&D Tax Credits, Policy and Regulation in Energy, Independent Validation and Testing, Hydrogen Economy and Benefits of Open Innovation.


Industrial Decarbonisation, Built Environment and Energy Efficiency, Energy Systems and Generation, Biomass, Waste and Circular Economy, Transport and Alternative Fuels.


Experts from legal, intellectual property, product design, maker space, crowd funding, accountancy, mind mapping, renewables consultancy, regulation & policy, independent validation, test facilities and communications will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.


Rt. Hon. Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth

Sir Roger Gifford, SEB and Chair, UK Green Finance Initiative

Beverley Gower-Jones, CEO, Carbon Limiting Technologies

Ben Olivier, CEO, Thales Alenia Space UK

Dr. Cheryl Martin, Member of the Managing Board at the World Economic Forum where she is responsible for the new Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Professor Dieter Helm CBE, Oxford University

Neil Smith, CEO, Net Zero Buildings

Kevin Dibble, Divisional CEO, Homes & Enterprise, ENGIE UK

Professor John Loughhead OBE, Chief Scientific Advisor, BEIS

To register your interest in attending, please click here