The Innovate UK Global Incubator Programmme for Clean Growth in New York is now open.

“Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme is an acceleration programme for innovative companies to work with world leading incubators abroad. We are currently accepting applications for up to 8 innovative companies in the Clean Growth sector to join our programme delivered in partnership with a leading incubator space in New York, USA.

Making it in New York City provides limitless opportunities and offers an innovation ecosystem like no other. New York has ambitious goals to address challenges in energy, water, waste, infrastructure, transportation, and resiliency, including a goal of a carbon-free electric grid by 2040. To meet a goal of 100% zero-emission electricity by 2040, the state is targeting offshore wind, increased energy storage and greater energy efficiency. This supplements New York’s ongoing efforts to develop and deploy solar, wind, geothermal and other renewable products and systems via established university-industry collaborations and state initiatives supported by the state’s Clean Energy Fund and Green Bank.”

Sectors include, but are 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)
  • Transportation (electric
    vehicles, EV charging)
  • Buildings (energy
    efficiency, smart controls)
  • Waste Management
    (circular economy, organic waste solutions)
  • Agriculture (crop
    analytics, urban sustainable farming)
  • Carbon Capture and
    Utilisation (net-zero and carbon negative products, chemicals and

Dates below:

  • Deadline 5pm Friday 9
    September 2022
  • Shortlist interviews:
    3rd to 7th October 2022
  • Cohort Confirmed 14th
    October 2022
  • Onboarding &
    Planning – 1st November to 16th December 2022
  • Incubation Period:
    January to June 2023”

Youtube Video of applicant briefing.