Investment is crucial if we are to harness Scotland's potential in Climate Tech. Climate Tech venture funding is coming from a range of different market investors from private investors to government,
Climate Tech venture funding is coming from a range of different market investors from private investors to government, the more traditional VC firms and venture funds specialising in sustainability, to corporate investors right through to government-backed funds.
Join us on 14th September and hear about the investment landscape across the UK and the ongoing focus on climate technologies.
We will be joined by:
- Nicola Douglas, Investment Director at Scottish National Investment Bank, who will introduce the Bank, and in particular its unique role as a mission-led development Bank for Scotland. She will highlight that one of the Bank’s missions specifically focuses on the transition to Net Zero and how the Bank approaches associated investment opportunities, such as projects, technologies and innovations.
- Iain Watson, Managing Director of Climate Tech Capital Partners, who will discuss the role of venture capital towards Climate Technologies and the journey Climate Tech Capital Partners are about to embark on.
- Denise Chan, Sustainability & Climate Change at PwC, who will cover the latest research from PwC towards Climate Tech and the role of corporate investment towards start-ups and SME’s in this sector.
- Steven Grier, Microsoft, who will cover the latest funding mechanisms in place from Microsoft and the work they are doing as an organisation to meet Net Zero.
(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
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