Feb 5, 2024

Announcing our partnership with Innovation Zero 2024!

The UUCN will be hosting a panel event at Innovation Zero 2024.

Our panel will be focused on universities as hubs for climate innovation. It will provide insights into how UK universities are supporting climate innovators already and how they may do more in the future. You’ll hear from a climate start up, researchers and university staff who support the climate innovation journey.

Panel title: Universities as Hubs for Climate Innovation: Current Approaches and a Look to the Future

Date and time: 30 April, 16:45-17:30

Chair: Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley FRSB, Director of Innovation and Impact, British Antarctic Survey


Professor Keith Bell, Professor of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and member of the Climate Change Committee

Dr Boris Ceranic, Senior Lecturer, University of Derby

Néstor Rueda-Vallejo, CTO and Co- Founder, BlueMethane

Nicole Bachanova, Programme Manager of The Greenhouse climate accelerator at Undaunted (Imperial College London)

Following the event, there will be a Universities’ Networking Reception for academics, institutions, students, and university enterprise programmes to connect with each other, as well as wider organisations from across the event.

Innovation Zero is the UK’s largest net-zero congress, taking place on 30 April – 1 May 2024 at Olympia, London. Supported by the UK Government, this event connects 10,000+ innovators, investors, funders, policymakers, and businesses across multiple sectors, to accelerate the transition towards a low carbon economy and society.

With a world-class conference programme consisting of 200+ sessions across 14 specialised forums including energy, finance, transport, industrial, infrastructure, and advanced technology, delegates can delve into cutting-edge insights, unveiling new policies, game-changing announcements, and emerging trends. The event also showcases 250+ technology and solution providers, offering a first-hand look at the latest innovations and investment opportunities that are shaping the low carbon landscape.

Register here


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