Working in partnership with Green Future Investments Limited (GFIL), Cranfield is proud to deliver investment support to innovators and entrepreneurs seeking to address the challenges of climate change.
The GFIL Fund portfolio provides funding to innovators and entrepreneurs that are developing sustainable solutions to environmental challenges, via the provision of practical and business support from Cranfield. As part of this initiative 24 fully funded scholarships are available to green businesses to cover the full course fees for Cranfield’s highly regarded Ready for Net Zero Growth programme and a follow on carbon audit 12 months after completion of the programme to assess their progress against their plan.
The Ready for Net Zero Growth programme helps business leaders to take a leap in the growth trajectory of their business with a focus on embedding your business’ Net Zero ambitions within your growth plan. This course is held online over 18 weeks and includes self-paced online learning and tutorials and one to one coaching with specialist business growth and carbon experts.
To be considered to be a ‘green business’ for the purposes of this application the business must be:
On successful completion of this programme applicants will also have the opportunity to seek further funding via the GFIL Fund such as the Green Seed Fund and Technology Accelerator Fund.
For more information on these scholarships and their qualifying criteria, please contact Leslie Dunkwu, Business Development Advisor