In this issue, we focus on the newest Mayor of London-backed business support – Better Futures+, Green New Deal funding and other resources available to support SMEs become more sustainable and help them to a green recovery.
Building on the success of the established Better Futures Programme, 2021 brings the exciting announcement of an expansion to the measures of support on offer to London’s vibrant clean-tech SMEs. Better Futures+ is a £900K Programme funded by the Green New Deal and delivered in conjunction with our world-leading expert delivery partners at Imperial College London, Sustainable Ventures, ICON, West London Business, OPDC and now in partnership with LWARB. The expansion aims to continue to promote and support innovation, sustainability and diversity within London’s flourishing Cleantech business sector through a suite of support measures.
Backed by the Mayor of London’s Green New Deal businesses can take advantage of a host of further support measures to aid them become more sustainable and assist in London’s green recovery.
Better Futures+ will be providing additional fully-funded growth support as well as a number of features for London start-ups and small businesses developing sustainable products, low-carbon and clean technology.
Businesses can benefit from:
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
Register your interest in joining both the Better Futures and the forthcoming Better Futures+ programme now and to gain further updates surrounding the Better Futures+ programme.