Better Futures

Better Futures wants London to be a beacon of cleantech, low carbon and resource efficient industry. And we want to reward carbon cutting businesses.

That’s why the Mayor is driving a programme offering free expert advice and up to £7,000 of support to take your business to the next level.

Support includes:

  • Investment readiness and growth support with innovation advisers.
  • Access to new supply chains and markets, including new international markets.
  • Innovation and commercialisation of research & development.
  • Innovation vouchers for academic collaboration projects.
  • Business Bootcamp and Accelerator programme.
  • Paid short term internships.
  • Access and business listing on a digital platform that will be developed through 2021.
  • Events, workshops and masterclasses.
  • Grants.

To be eligible for support your business must have:

  • a product/ service in the CleanTech industry
  • a London office
  • 1-249 employees
  • a turnover of under £50m

Delivery partners are the Greater London Authority, Imperial College London, Sustainable Workspaces and West London Business.

As part of the programme, West London Business is also providing…

  • Coordination – Convening a West London Environment & Climate Change working group
  • Corporate engagement – Helping facilitate access to West London corporates that can provide “testbeds” for CleanTech
  • Workspace and culture offer support
    • Identifying and championing suitable start-up and move on space options in West London
    • Helping articulate and promote the local cultural offer
    • Supporting advocacy for the Centre for CleanTech Innovation at Imperial, White City

Search the directory for cleantech businesses in the Better Futures programme, visit the new Better Futures+ page or go to the GLA’s Better Futures website.