Global Incubator Programme – Clean Growth / New York – deadline extended to 21 June 2024

Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme is an acceleration programme for innovative companies to work with world-leading incubators abroad.

UKRI are currently accepting applications for up to 8 innovative companies in the Clean Growth sector to join their programme
delivered in partnership with Greentown Labs and Urban Future Lab, two leading US climatetech incubators. Applications are welcomed from innovative companies who could be developing technologies across a broad range of clean growth sectors including (but not limited to):

  • Smart City (resource-productive and equitable solutions for urban development)
  • Smart Grid (utility solutions for digital, de-carbonised grid)
  • Renewable Energy (geothermal, offshore wind, hydrogen, solar)
  • Clean Transportation (electric and low emission vehicles, EV charging)
  • Advanced Buildings (energy efficiency, smart controls)
  • Waste Management (circular economy, organic waste solutions)
  • Agritech (crop analytics, urban sustainable farming)
  • Carbon Capture and Utilisation (net-zero and carbon negative products, chemicals and materials)
  • Climate Finance (climatetech enabling finance solutions, insurance innovation, carbon pricing and carbon markets solutions)


Innovate UK will fund and organise flights, accommodation, in-market transfers for successful applicants for two group market visits in September 2024 and March 2025. One representative from each company will be funded per visit. On acceptance to the Programme, a commitment fee of £1000 will be obtained from each company, which will be refunded on completion of the full activities and agreed strategic development plan. Non-completion after formal acceptance may result in forfeiting some or all of the commitment fee.

More detail in the leaflet attached and application form here: