Investing capital and expertise for impact
We offer a unique combination of funding and support to build sustainable engineering products and businesses, generating market leading returns.
We support developers of hardware technologies that reduce emissions, improve efficiency and make life on Earth more sustainable.
We invest in developing products that have a positive environmental impact and deliver market leading returns for our investors.
We provide venture capital and deliberate support to turn technologies into products and get them to market.
We combine engineering and commercial expertise to take brilliant engineering technologies through the challenges of industrialisation and commercialisation.
Clean Engineering Investment
Clean Engineering demand is surging, but developing hard-tech is hard, so we provide a range of support in addition to the capital.
We create impact and profit.
Demand for sustainable solutions is growing...
Regulation is accelerating at local, national and international levels
Multinationals such as BP are pivoting to achieve zero emissions
Consumers and individual investors are increasingly active in environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy
Influencers are driving agendas and changing the way leaders act
Covid-19 is creating new calls for sustainable development and clean recovery
The technology pipeline is plentiful after 10+ years of R&D grants, particularly in the UK
Well executed engineered products offer attractive investment returns to match digital technologies
But developing hard-tech is hard…
Engineering product development needs time, specialist expertise and support
Engineers tend to focus on perfecting their technology, ahead of commercial and market development
Small businesses struggle to secure the expertise and facilities to develop market ready products
Traditional VCs don’t have the structure or capability to provide the required depth or type of support
Apply a digital start-up approach to engineering product development
Focus on high value markets and early adopter needs, developing MVPs
Provide flexible resources, processes, people & facilities
Use a proven stage gated plan to align product and market development
Deliver capital, as it is required
Halve the typical time to get market
Drive returns from Clean Engineering to match digital tech investments