What’s it all about?
Innovation and University spin-outs! In particular we look at the UK scene and support in the Oxford, Cambridge, London triangle. I had a great conversation with CEO of Oxfordshire Greentech, Hannah Scott about the support and challenges and opportunities facing founders, universities and the ecosystems that support them. Enjoy the episode.
About Hannah Scott:
Hannah Scott is the Co-Founder and CEO of business network Oxfordshire Greentech, which aims to grow and support the county’s low-carbon economy. Hannah leads the organisation in managing and engaging Oxfordshire Greentech’s members, connecting them with funding, identifying new customers, technologies and business expertise as well as facilitating scale-up innovation. She also works with key institutions across Oxfordshire to advocate for more ambition around net zero in strategies for the county.
Since launching Oxfordshire Greentech in 2019, Hannah has led the team in delivering numerous successful events, commercial opportunities, and projects for an ever-growing community of over 100 members.
About Climate Tech Supercluster/Oxfordshire Greentech:
Climate Tech Supercluster is an ecosystem of talent, technology and investment across the UK, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Co-founded by Oxfordshire Greentech, Cambridge Cleantech and Liminal, Climate Tech Supercluster’s mission is to showcase, develop and scale climate-critical technologies by bringing together innovators, investors and institutions across the region and globally.
Oxfordshire Greentech is a business network supporting the growth of the low-carbon sector in Oxfordshire. Started as part of the OxFutures programme, a £3.2m project to boost low carbon economic development in Oxfordshire, it was supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and run through a collaborative partnership between the Low Carbon Hub, Cherwell District Council, Bioregional, Oxford City Council, the University of Oxford, and Oxford Brookes University. Now a separate entity, we’ve been flourishing as our own network since March 2020.
About Hyperion Executive Search:
Hyperion are a specialist executive search firm working with some of the most innovative cleantech companies in the world, helping to find extraordinary talent to enable their growth and success. Partnering with leading cleantech VCs, as well as directly with founders and entrepreneurs in the sector. With our clients we are transforming business and growing a strong and prosperous cleantech economy.
If you want to grow your team, or move forward your career, visit www.hyperionsearch.com, or email email@example.com
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