Together with our partners, our services help businesses bridge the energy innovation gap by validating, exploiting and scaling up effective low-carbon energy innovations, to enable rapid commercialisation creating value and sustainable solutions for all stakeholders.

The Agency’s innovator services are designed to identify the very best innovations, create an accelerated roadmap to deployment, overcome your barriers to market and make the greatest impact on GM’s carbon emissions.

Innovator Diagnostic

Identify your roadmap to commercialisation

R&D and Business Development

Pathway to develop your innovation and your business

Industry Steer

Feedback from Agency partners and access to potential buyers and end-users

Innovation Trial and Demonstrator Support

Facilitate demonstration projects to increase the market readiness of your innovation

Funding & Collaboration Support

Funding application guidance and a collaboration mechanism to bring in industry and academic expertise

Investment and Fundraising

Investor pitching opportunities and pitch development support

Deployment and Sales

Dedicated route to market through Agency partnerships, and opportunities to make a significant impact on Greater Manchester's carbon emissions

Energy Innovator Services

Impartial support for rapid exploitation, scale-up and project pipeline support

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Challenge Events

Join our challenge events and engage with innovators across our region

Challenge Events

Enabling Innovative Partnerships

Supporting public sector innovation consortia bids

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Focus Areas

Energy Generation & Storage

Decarbonisation of Heat

Low-Carbon Transport

Energy Diversity & Flexibility

Our goals

  • Aim to foster public confidence in new approaches and technologies, creating local skills and employment opportunities and improving access to cleaner, greener, energy for all

  • Connecting innovators and innovative products to businesses​ 

  • Utilising the world class research support of three leading Universities to develop and validate products, with industry partners lending their knowledge and expertise​

  • Creating a real-world testbed in the commercial environment, to allow new products and models to be demonstrated ​

  • Access business support to enable a product to reach the market in the most effective and efficient way​

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Please get in touch if you would like to work with the Agency and learn more about the support available to help accelerate the deployment of low carbon solutions.

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