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Cambridge Cleantech and the British Antarctic Survey are offering this opportunity to enter real business partnership between cleantech SMEs and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), as it embarks on a significant programme of station redevelopments in Antarctica.
Selected SMEs will be offered facilitated one-to-one meetings with key decision makers, to pitch your company and your products and discuss business partnerships that can fast-forward your company’s growth.
This event is held at the brand new Innovation Centre, Aurora Cambridge, part of the BAS headquarters which has been designed specially to foster collaborative and innovative relationships between BAS and SMEs.
British Antarctic Survey (BAS), an institute of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), delivers and enables world-leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions.
Their skilled science and support staff based in Cambridge, Antarctica and the Arctic, work together to deliver research that uses the Polar Regions to advance our understanding of Earth and our impact on it.
BAS has recently commissioned a new Polar Research Vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, and this along with upgrades at all our Antarctic stations represents a £300M investment in infrastructure and sustainability improvements that will transform the way we conduct our business.
BAS have a number of interest areas in which Cambridge Cleantech affiliates may have expertise:
BAS facilities include a number of research stations in Antarctica and an office building in Cambridge.
They are interested in, amongst others:
BAS undertakes many of its scientific activities using remote autonomous instruments. These often rely on environmental power generation and battery storage. In many cases this equipment is deployed by air, so system weight is critical. Areas of interest include:
You can register your attendance, using the details on the right hand side.