Innovation Funding Manager, Low Carbon Innovation Fund
Saffron is Innovation Funding Manager at Adapt Low Carbon Group, UEA and has worked on the Low Carbon Innovation Fund since 2012. During this time she developed the LCIF Smaller Investments Scheme which has invested amounts of £25k – £75k in over 25 businesses since 2014 and has played a key role in over 90 investment rounds up to £1M. Prior to joining UEA, Saffron has founded and is an experienced manager of SME businesses, particularly in the low carbon consultancy, manufacturing, installation and energy service sectors.
panel: 12:25 – 13:10
The key UK tech clusters tackling Climate Change
Climate innovation clusters are essential for accelerating the production of low carbon and climate-resilient innovations. Our panel shine a spotlight on some of these key clusters around the UK and the work they are doing.