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We live in a world where Covid-19, climate change, equality, diversity and sustainability dominate the attention of our policy makers. It is, therefore, up to us to approach problems with influential strategies.
The Sustainable Innovation Fund tackled these specific challenges with solutions to make meaningful change for good
Sustainable economic recovery from Covid-19 will require more than just resilience and determination. The UK’s SMEs need to think innovatively and be prepared to adapt to a future landscape based on scalable eco-centric solutions to the most challenging global issues.
The Sustainable Innovation Fund accelerated this recovery and brought the best and brightest of these solutions to the forefront.
Recipe kit service Grubby is making it easier to switch to a plant-based diet with tasty meat-free foods delivered to your door
mOm incubators is helping decrease infant mortality through an accessible, lightweight solution that is also highly energy efficient.
Hyperreal 3D printed OrganLike Models for Enhanced Surgical Training during and post COVID-19
The more I looked into the fashion industry, the more I realised how unethical and wasteful it was. I quickly discovered that the best means of tackling that waste is to actually consume less and to extend the life and use of our existing garments. The Sustainable Innovation Fund really came at a perfect time and allowed the team to work towards new goal that could add value to society, Petit Pli’s one-size-fits-all antiviral mask.
The food system is one of the key drivers of the ecological crisis. Our mission has always been to help the food industry reduce its environmental impact. With the Sustainable Innovation Fund, we were able to build a platform that makes it easy for food companies to track their environmental impact.
The Sustainable Innovation Fund was instrumental in proving that our work pod was a viable solution. We were able to test our technology and prove that the decontamination system works.
The Sustainable Innovation Fund came at the right time for us. we had just finished the theoretical research work and we needed funds to transform ideas into the formation. SIF is how we collaborated with different research organisations to come up with these unique solutions.