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Fibe wins Manufacturing Futures Innovation Challenge!

Fantastic to hear that Greenhouse startups and alumni have been recognised in the Fashion District – London 2024 Manufacturing Futures Innovation Challenge. Fibe – a material science startup developing the world’s first textile fibres out of potato harvest waste – has been crowned the winner. Sequinova, who are making biodegradable sequins out of cellulose and Fab Materials, who are converting hard to recycle fashion waste into valuable boards and composites, such as furniture are both runners up.

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The future of climate innovation: meet The Greenhouse Cohort 7
Undaunted is excited to welcome its seventh cohort onto The Greenhouse accelerator programme! Working across different sectors and industries, these startups have a common purpose and vision: to develop innovations that tackle climate change and create a more sustainable, equitable future for life on Earth.
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Something exciting is happening in London and beyond...

To celebrate London Climate Action Week 2024 we asked Undaunted Founder, Professor Richard Templer, for his thoughts on why there’s such an inspiring buzz about climate innovation, how London is playing a leading role, and why we need to share stories of green founders far and wide to inspire the next generation.

News archive

Imperial and BASF spinout SOLVE to digitally transform chemical manufacturing

A new spinout will use AI and innovative experimental methods to improve the manufacturing of products such as drugs and fertilisers. Read more

The Imperial Incubator turns eighteen

Last month, Imperial celebrated 18 years of incubating startups with a special showcase event in White City. Read more

Recycling cement paste is a cheap and efficient way to reduce cement emissions

Recycling cement paste is one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to reduce emissions from cement production, a new study has found. Read more

Royal Academy of Engineering prizes for Imperial academics

Two Imperial researchers and two Imperial alumni have been awarded top honours by the Royal Academy of Engineering in its 2024 prize awards. Read more

Imperial launches iCUBE lab to pioneer circular economy research

Digital tools developed in a new laboratory will help the UK redefine economic models to combat wasteful resource use and ... Read more

Countdown to COP29: Negotiators and scientists meet to raise global ambition

Countries must ‘radically step up efforts’ to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the chair of Imperial’s Grantham Institute has warned. Read more

The future of climate innovation: meet The Greenhouse Cohort 7

Meet the 13 startups who have just embarked on The Greenhouse climate innovation accelerator programme at Imperial College London. Read more

Fellowship to support venture capital experts in life science and deep tech

Imperial and the Royal Academy of Engineering launch new Science and Technology Venture Capital Fellowship. Read more

Bezos Centre for Sustainable Protein launches at Imperial with $30m funding

A new Centre at Imperial will address the critical global issue of our current unsustainable and environmentally damaging food ecosystems. Read more

Imperial students’ crop preservation startup wins 2024 Ideas to Impact Challenge

A low energy cold-storage solution that preserves harvested crops in hot climates has won the Business School’s student innovation prize. Read more

Climate innovators in London’s built environment

Driving Climate Solutions: Better Futures Retrofit Accelerator Announces its Second Cohort Read more

Startup eradicating polystyrene waste wins top pitch at Greenhouse Demo Day

Carbon Cell wins top pitch at The Greenhouse Demo Day, voted for by investors, cleantech leaders and Imperial’s climate innovation community. Read more

Inside Isometric Outcomes’ Mission: Dehumidification & Heat Recovery

Isometric Outcomes specialises in bathroom dehumidification and heat recovery. Find out about their efforts to bring energy-efficient ... Read more

Driving Climate Solutions: Better Futures Retrofit Accelerator Announces its Second Cohort 

This unique programme connects early-stage startups with resources, mentorship and visibility that can help them move beyond the ... Read more

First transatlantic sustainable aviation fuel flight ‘saved 95 tonnes of CO2’

The world’s first transatlantic flight run on 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel saved 95 tonnes of carbon dioxide, results show. Read more

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