Climate Change and Innovation - Imperial's Grantham Institute

Professor Richard Templer, Director of Innovation, Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London

The Grantham Institute for Climate Change acts as the Imperial College centre of excellence for climate change, and as its hub for innovation. Professor Richard Templer, Director of Innovation, will describe the work of the Institute in driving discoveries and inventions related to climate change and the environment, and in supporting many start-up companies. He and colleagues will introduce the work of two successful recent start-ups.

The event itinerary includes:

How the Centre for Climate Change Innovation came about

  • The Grantham Institute and Climate-KIC
  • Teaching students to become climate change entrepreneurs
  • Getting climate change start-ups to market

A look at some of the start-ups

  • A start-up that came out of teaching students
  • A start-up from outside Imperial that we helped

Quo vadis? A look at what the CCCI will be doing over the next decade

  • Creating a centre for London
  • Making London a centre for clean growth.

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