The Centre for Business and Climate Solutions - A Business Technology Centre from the University of Exeter
The CBCS is a leading Business Technology Centre, part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (2007 – 2013), which collaborates with businesses across the South West on the various effects and challenges of climate change. The CBCS provides a hub of expertise where companies can work with climate, water and renewable energy specialists from the University of Exeter and its partners (including the Met Office, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Regen SW and IBM) in order to improve their business.
The CBCS provides these businesses with a unique opportunity to take advantage of this collection of specialist knowledge and to gain from the professional collaboration. With access to leading, internationally-renowned research and technology, the CBCS is able to offer eligible businesses 12 hours of complimentary support in the development of expertise, products and services.
This support may take the form of:
- Scoping, researching, developing or assisting in the development of new products and technologies
- Producing analysis, feasibility studies and recommendations for the implementation of climate-related technology
- Exploring and researching new climate-related markets in various business sectors
- Improving processes and policies in carbon reduction
- Identifying the risks and opportunities resulting from a changing climate
- Developing resilience measures to cope with climate change and extreme weather
With leading technical expertise at its disposal, and supported by a dedicated team of specialists, the CBCS is ideally placed to offer essential and revolutionising support to businesses across the region.
“The CBCS has opened doors with key personnel to help promote the technology and bring expertise to weaker areas within the business” – Mairi Wickett, MD, WITT Energy
The business sectors in which we operate include:
* Climate Change Risk and Resilience support package
* Complimentary one-to-one consultancy advice (worth £1300) on carbon reduction and low carbon accreditation
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