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We’ve collected all of the news and blog posts from across the team at Allia – read on for insights about impact; spotlights on some of the exciting projects our tenants and partners work on; and interesting thought-pieces from across the sector

Climate Action from the Allia team

Here at Allia, we talk a lot about our mission to create a positive impact for people, place and planet… But what does our team do in their personal lives to play their part in saving the planet? After all, it’s the small things that go towards making a big difference. 

Climate Action from the Allia team
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Allia is the first UK partner of Europe’s leading climate innovation initiative to run Climate Accelerator
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Allia is the first UK partner of Europe’s leading climate innovation initiative to run Climate Accelerator

New Climate Accelerator will start in Cambridge in January 2022, working with start-ups who have innovative solutions for addressing the climate emergency

Allia is the first UK partner of EIT Climate-KIC to run a 6-month intensive Accelerator offering climate tech founders the opportunity to develop their start-ups and tackle the critical mission of the climate crisis.

Winning prize shared between ventures at the DIF-Allia Accelerator Challenge final pitch day
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Winning prize shared between ventures at the DIF-Allia Accelerator Challenge final pitch day

Six-month programme culminates in pitch day with three winning ventures awarded

GrandNanny, a social enterprise that matches working families with midlife+ neighbours to provide rewarding jobs and reliable childcare, has been awarded £10,000 by DIF Capital for winning the DIF-Allia Accelerator Challenge, with Greater Change and Appt also being awarded £7,500 each.

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5 reasons why you should apply to Amplify
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5 reasons why you should apply to Amplify

Ask any founder and they will list the things that make starting a business tough – working long hours yet feeling as though you lack the time to get everything done. Not knowing where to turn for help or advice plus being so busy managing the day-to-day jobs that the strategy gets left behind.

Cambridge Cleantech – a growing global network of climate focused innovation
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Cambridge Cleantech – a growing global network of climate focused innovation

When we built our first Future Business Centre in Cambridge back in 2013, we knew there were certain organisations that needed to be part of our impact community from the start. And one of them was Cambridge Cleantech. Celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, the UK’s largest cleantech member organisation is growing and expanding its reach well beyond Cambridge – in fact, it has welcomed international members over the years from countries such as Israel, India, North and South America and Japan.

Cambridge Carbon Footprint – taking the first steps
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Cambridge Carbon Footprint – taking the first steps

It’s safe to say that most organisations would like to improve their carbon footprint, reduce their emissions, and be more ‘eco-friendly’ and environmentally focused, but many don’t know where to start, or what that really involves. How much difference does it really make if one organisation turns down the heating in their offices, or encourages more staff to car-share on the way to work?

Allia launches year-long Climate in Focus campaign
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Allia launches year-long Climate in Focus campaign

Allia has kick-started a Climate in Focus campaign that will span activities within its Future Business Centres and the programmes that its venture support team deliver in 2022, in order to raise the urgency of the climate crisis and support those who have innovative solutions to address it.

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