What we do Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency.
We work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.
Who we are We’re an organisation of around 300 staff, drawn mainly from business. We work across the UK, with a head office in Swindon.
Our responsibilities With a strong business focus, we drive growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation. To do this, we work to:• Determine which science and technology developments will drive future economic growth• Meet UK innovators with great ideas in the fields we’re focused on• Fund the strongest opportunities• Connect innovators with the right partners they need to succeed• Help our innovators launch, build and grow successful businesses
Incisive Media have partnered with Ecosphere+ to ensure all our remaining greenhouse gas emissions are offset. Working with Ecosphere+, we calculate the emissions from all our events, including those from event operations, venues and delegates. We then purchase the equivalent number of carbon offset credits to counter-act our activities. These credits are supporting the protection of vital rainforest in Peru, by funding conservation work and creating sustainable sources of income for locals to minimise incentives for deforestation.
For further information about the project please visit https://ecosphere.plus/cordillera-azul-2/
OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. This could be food nearing its sell-by date in local stores, spare home-grown vegetables, bread from your baker, or the groceries in your fridge when you go away. For your convenience, OLIO can also be used for non-food household items too.
OLIO is super easy! To make an item available, simply open the app, add a photo, description, and when and where the item is available for pick-up.
To access items, simply browse the listings available near you, request whatever takes your fancy and arrange a pick-up via private messaging.
Here at OLIO we believe that small actions can lead to big change. Collectively – one rescued cupcake, carrot or bottle of lotion at a time – we can build a more sustainable future where our most precious resources are shared, not thrown away. Join today!