ECCI seeks Scottish energy bright sparks to join its Low Carbon Ideas Lab

ECCI logoScotland’s first low carbon ideas incubator is seeking applications for its fourth round of recruitment for bright spark renewable energy micro-companies to join its Low Carbon Ideas Lab.

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) provides support, mentoring and award-winnning lo-carb accommodation for new ideas that accelerate Scotland’s progress towards a low carbon economy.

Launched in October 2014, the lab has gone through three rounds of recruitment, supporting a total of 13 entrepreneurs from various sectors, such as water, smart cities, and transport.  As a result, these ECCI Lab-clients:-

  • Created 13 new products or services
  • Created seven new jobs
  • Secured investment for more than half the intake, and
  • Resulted in five of them becoming industry award winners, including eSpark Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Shell, Scottish Edge and VIBES!

The deadline for new applications is 12 September 2016. For more information: http://lowcarbonideaslab.org 

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