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Opportunity for Cleantech Companies to Showcase UK Innovation

From 6th to 8th June 2017, the People’s Republic of China will host the Second Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-2) at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. MI-2 will be held alongside the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8). As part of the event, MI-2/CEM8 will feature a major technology exhibition with companies from around the world demonstrating their clean energy technologies, products, and business models. MI-2/CEM8 will also feature a new innovation theatre event to showcase potentially game changing clean energy innovations and inspirations from around the world. The innovation theatre will feature innovators, scientists, and entrepreneurs presenting on emerging clean energy topics in front of clean energy professionals, financiers, and global and Chinese media. The deadline to apply to present is 31st March 2017. Details to apply for the innovation theatre are available here. Please get in touch with Kate Robertshaw at BEIS ([email protected]) if you are successful in applying for the showcase, as funding may be made available for travel and subsistence to successful entrants, depending on the number of successful companies.

Consultation on UK industrial strategy open

The consultation on the Green Paper entitled “Building our Industrial Strategy” is open until 17th April 2017. The consultation can be accessed here.