Partner events

There are a large number of events covering numerous cleantech sector themes and Rushlight Events is, of course, a key provider in this market.  We are pleased to be able to tell you about the events of our partners and supporters, as we have a large number of collaborators who also put on excellent events to support cleantech companies and the deployment of sustainable solutions.


Celebrate the work of environmental professionals, network with current and aspiring environmental professionals, meet representatives from the Society’s 25 Constituent Bodies, learn from insightful expert lectures and discover how to register as a CEnv or REnvTech – all on World Environment Day 2018.

The Society will announce the winner of the prestigious Environmental Professional of the Year award for 2018 and give delegates the opportunity to hear expert talks from speakers including:

  • Professor Ian Boyd – Chief Scientific Adviser, DEFRA
  • Dr Costas Velis – Marine Litter Expert, University of Leeds
  • Dr Emyr Roberts – Former CEO, Natural Resources Wales
  • Professor Paul Leinster CBE CEnv – Professor of Environmental Assessment, Cranfield University and former CEO of the Environment Agency

5th June 2018 4.00pm – 9.00pm. Arup, London.

For more information and to register your attendance, please click here.


Energy Systems Catapult call for SME participation in Future Power Systems Architecture programme

The Energy Systems Catapult (ESC), in collaboration with the Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) in Strathclyde, is calling for SMEs to take part in preliminary network testing in a key challenge area identified by the Future Power Systems Architecture (FPSA) programme.

The ESC, PNDC and the selected SME will work in collaboration to identify the FPSA functions that the SME solution addresses and propose a method for validating the performance of the solution. After the testing, the aim is to disseminate a report of the test regime identified and it’s suitability evaluating the FPSA function. Pending agreement from the SME, the results from the testing will be included in the final report.

Please follow the weblink to find out more and register:


3rd Bluetech International Clean Air Technology Awards – Deadline 15 September

For details of the Awards, please go through 2017 Bluetech Award Invitation Letter & Category Intro.

For entry form details, go to 2017 Bluetech Award Application Form


Strategies In Light Investor Forum – 16 November 2017 at Excel, London

One day conference on 16 November at ExCel, it runs alongside the  annual exhibition LuxLive.

CEOs of innovative lighting companies reveal their market strategies before an audience of venture capitalists, fund managers, investors and industry leaders. Who’s delivering value? Who are the disruptors? And who will be disrupted? This is a must-attend event for senior management

Go to for more information.


Innovation Gateway 2017 is now open

The Innovation Gateway is an alliance of organizations across sectors working in partnership to reduce the risk and cost of adopting high-impact solutions to transform their buildings. The corporates involved are Heathrow, Carillion, Royal Bank of Scotland, University of Cambridge, Unite Students, Kingfisher plc and Lancaster University. The partners are redefining how large corporates can collaborate and work collectively to source and accelerate the uptake of innovation.

The aim of the Innovation Gateway is to provide SMEs, startups, and entrepreneurs who have a solution towards a more resource efficient future with a chance to get in front of key decision makers at UK blue-chip organisations, at no cost. They are always on the lookout of start-ups that are interested in accessing UK Corporates to gain credibility and trial their ideas in a real business situation. The first round of 2017 is now open and they are looking for solutions to:

  • Predicting plant and equipment failures
  • Reducing water use and waste
  • Improving the maintenance of gutters
  • Innovative insulation solutions
  • Reducing use of electrical energy in buildings
  • Portable heating & cooling

Go to their website and sign up today!