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Overview of the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation
Now open for applications from interested businesses
The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is now open for a further 200 applications from businesses which want support to develop their eco-innovative products and services and to position them for a worldwide market. On offer is:
- Business support and mentoring from leading international technology consultancy Inventya Ltd.
- R&D support from two leading research universities in the region, Lancaster University and University of Liverpool.
Over the next three years we are looking for 200 leading innovative Northwest businesses which wish to develop new products, new markets and grow.
Register interest now for business support
- Looking for ways to make money from your technology?
- Seeking new international markets?
- Looking for ways to commercialise an idea?
Register now for free support to help you find routes to market and ways of positioning your technology. Register an interest online.
R&D or product development support required?
- Need assistance with R&D?
- Got a problem to solve?
- Need additional resources to determine how to access a market?
On offer are the resources available through two of the UKís leading research institutions. We can offer support with a number of 3-6 months placements with postgraduate masters students or undergraduate projects, backed by the research capability of the two universities.
Register an interest online and complete the project form. This allows you to describe your project, which will then be circulated across the two universities to find the best possible team or teams to offer you a solution. Your challenge may be anywhere from engineering to marketing. Pose the project... see if some of the nationís brightest minds can offer some solutions.
What is Eco-Innovation?
The development of new and improvement of existing products, processes and services which provide customer and business value and deliver a significant decrease in environmental impacts. For us itís a global issue so we welcome solutions which have world-wide application.