World-leading universities to join the Innovation Gateway for Round Three 2016!

Be the first to know what is hassling the Gateway Partners, now joined by Cambridge University, and get ready to submit your innovation for Round Three 2016. Applications open as soon as next week!

The Innovation Gateway is once again on the hunt for brilliant eco-innovations

The Innovation Gateway is once again on the hunt for brilliant eco-innovations that could help the partners to lower their environmental social footprint, and put an end to resource waste.

Current partners includes facilities management giant Carillion, top 5 world’s education institution Cambridge University, Europe busiest airport Heathrow, beside founding members Royal Bank of Scotland.

The deadline for applications is 9th December, 2016.

The Innovation Gateway provides an opportunity for worldwide SMEs and innovators to showcase their innovation to some of the UK’s largest companies and trial their cutting edge solutions in a live, diverse, test-bed.

Check out our brand new website to find out more and register for the upcoming Round Three 2016!

Furthermore, the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation at Lancaster University already joined the partnership to provide independent benchmarking and verification of the selected innovations as they undergo trials.

Round Three 2016 - The challenges

  • Asset register, data collection, management and analysis

Do you have an innovative solution that will reduce the partners’ costs of collecting and managing asset data; and improve our ability to make smart use of asset register data to: inform maintenance, renewal and replacement decisions; optimise management operations; and provide essential management information to guide investment decisions and plans?

Check out our brand new website to find out more and register for the upcoming Round Three 2016!

  • Solutions to improve reliability and performance of automatic doors

Do you have an innovative door mechanism or control solution that will help the partners to improve the reliability, performance, safety, security and energy efficiency of our automatic doors, whilst helping us to reduce our total cost of ownership?

Check out our brand new website to find out more and register for the upcoming Round Three 2016!

  • Remote monitoring and maintenance

Do you have an innovative solution that could reduce the cost of collecting timely and accurate status and performance data from different plant and equipment types distributed across multiple sites? Or a solution that allows us to ensure continued site access and compliance at vacant sites whilst reducing the cost of maintenance and energy consumption?

Check out our brand new website to find out more and register for the upcoming Round Three 2016!

  • Reducing on-site energy usage in older building stock

Do you have an innovation that is designed to reduce energy usage in older building stock (1970s and earlier)? We’re looking for truly innovative solutions that provide improved performance and durability, or reduced cost and interruption to building occupancy, when compared to more widely understood approaches.

Check out our brand new website to find out more and register for the upcoming Round Three 2016!

The deadline for applications is 9th December, 2016.

The initiative is being managed by 2degrees, the world's leading collaboration platform and service for sustainable business. 2degrees has designed the innovation crowdsourcing process at the heart of the Gateway programme and will administer the innovation rounds.

If you have any questions contact the Innovation Gateway Community Manager, Niccolo' Roveda on +44 (0)1865 597 647 or niccoloroveda@2degreesnetwork.com