News and Jobs

 

This page is for sharing news about the greentech sector, whether in Oxfordshire or further afield, as well as relevant job opportunities arising, and to welcome new members. Our membership is full of active and vibrant organisations, often producing their own research or insights into their areas of expertise, as well as advertising for new people to join their teams, which we are pleased to showcase here.

 

Welcome to our most recent new members…

Watermarq

Watermarq develops decision-useful data to support investment and collective action for water security. Our data covers water availability, quality, and access in 100 priority basins. We support end users with capacity building to ensure our data generates meaningful local impact.

Oxford Centre for Technology and Development

Oxford Centre for Technology and Development (OCTD) is a research, consultancy and technology company, comprising a team of distinguished researchers, experts, and technology consultants.

OCTD centres its research on two critical contemporary themes: addressing data scarcity, particularly in emerging markets, and climate technology, encompassing ESG, climate start-ups, and sustainable finance.

Total Home Environment

We design, supply and install sustainable technology into new-build homes and renovations, including heat pump ventilation, heat recovery ventilation, air-source heat pumps and central vacuum systems. Everything to keep a home as healthy, clean and sustainable as possible.

CapChar

CapChar is a local circular biochar carbon removal solution providing benefits to the climate, soil and our waterways. Our technology turns low-grade wood chip into biochar, which is then sequestered in soil, becoming carbon removal certificates.

Collaborative Engineering Solutions

Focused on helping our customers with product development driving clean energy innovation. We assist companies get to market and grow their technology portfolio. Working in battery technology and energy storage. We specialise in repurposing li-ion batteries.

RePolyWise

RePolyWise creates feedstock for plastic for the production of virgin-grade plastic with 100% recycled content.

Enough Energy

Enough Energy is developing an integrated battery and EV charging solution with emerging conversion technology that will enable electric vehicles to be charged at 7-50kW power without requiring any changes to be made to the grid power supply. It also integrates with renewable energy sources. They are looking to serve power-limited fleet operators and also homeowners who want more charging power for much faster charging.

Unibloom

Unibloom is an IT platform to validate and optimise climate and actions and optimise budget.

Moonshot Factory

We provide our unique Moonshot Method to support academics, startups, spinouts, growing businesses, founders, and business owners. Through training and mentoring we provide the tools and framework for founders to define their goals and ensure they have the tools to achieve their goals.

News

Is increasing consumption the key obstacle to achieving sustainability?

Back in February, Oxfordshire Greentech hosted a debate event with Cambridge Cleantech and Michael Page at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

We had a packed out room for our speakers who were debating, “Is increasing consumption the key obstacle to achieving sustainability?”

Check out our recording of the event:

Part 1: https://lnkd.in/ebFTXMjN
Part 2: https://lnkd.in/ehtNG6Jc
Part 3: https://lnkd.in/eNuM3Qz9

Why it’s the “common person” and their pension who will drive environmental change

A recent survey from investment company Aegon of 10,000 Brits found that 72% of respondents were concerned about environmental issues, 61% worrying about equality, and 65% having concerns about poor corporate governance practices. However, this is countered by the fact that 55% are not aware of or don’t understand the terms ‘responsible investment’, ‘sustainable investment’ or ‘ESG investing’…

Jobs

We’re hiring!

Oxfordshire Greentech is looking for an Events and Communications Coordinator to join our dynamic team. Could it be you? In this role, you will play a vital part in connecting businesses, facilitating collaboration, and amplifying our network’s voice on the path to achieving a zero-carbon future.