Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London, W2 2HF

Lead 2019 Sponsors







The Rushlight Summer Showcase is taking place on Thursday 20 June 2019 at Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London, W2 2HF. It incorporates:

  • an Exhibition of over 60 innovative clean technology solutions, including the Innovate UK Showcase of Materials & Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Growth, Innovation Loans, Faraday Batteries and Transport projects, BEIS Energy Entrepreneurs Fund participants and the Department for Transport Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition participants.
  • Conference, incorporating the Cleantech Innovation Showcase with 50 companies presenting their cutting edge new technologies.
  • Investor Tour of the Exhibition over an extended lunch break, enabling investors to meet up and for cleantech companies to meet investors.

The Rushlight Summer Showcase is THE marketplace that brings together over 250 cleantech developers and sustainable solution providers, active European investors & financiers, corporate venturers, government departments, business partners, consultants, intermediaries, advisers  and businesses looking to source suppliers and partners for an improved level of sustainability in their supply chain and operations.

Summary of the Show

8.30 – 9.00      Registration and welcome teas and coffees 

9.00 – 10.45     Conference 

10.45 – 11.20   Break and Exhibition

11.20 – 13.00 Conference 

13.00 – 14.15 Lunch and Exhibition 

13.30 – 14.15 Investor Tour of the Exhibition

14.15 – 15.40  Conference 

15.40 – 16.10 Break and Exhibition 

16.10 – 17.45  Conference 

17.45              Close

Venner Shipley, one of our loyal sponsors, is offering a complimentary IP clinic to delegates of the Rushlight Summer Showcase to discuss how best to protect their IP. To arrange a time-slot, please contact Peter Thorniley at, for a one-to-one meeting with our patent, design and trademark specialists during the conference.

Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy & Clean Growth, BEIS:  The Rushlight Summer Showcase is a fantastic opportunity for industry, investors and government to engage with world-class entrepreneurs.  …….the Summer Showcase aligns well with the government’s Clean Growth Strategy and we want to ensure that UK business is reaping the benefits of the ever-growing demand for low carbon technologies. The Minister has no doubt the event will be a success as the Showcase continues to highlight how the UK can lead on, and benefit from, clean growth for years to come. Please accept Claire’s apologies and her best wishes for a successful event.

Library of Innovate UK Directories from this and past events:

The Innovate UK Investing in Clean Technologies Directory is available HERE

The Innovate UK Clean Growth & Infrastructure Systems Directory is available HERE 

The Directory of Projects for the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst – Round 4 can be found HERE

The Directory of Projects for the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst – Round 3 can be found HERE.

The Directory of Projects for the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst – Round 2 can be found HERE.

The Directory of Projects for the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst – Round 1 can be found HERE


Delegates gave the event the following feedback:

Thanks for organising such a good event. I made a number of useful contacts and really enjoyed meeting fellow innovative companies. – Matt Bleasdale, Director, OWLC

Thank you very much again for the opportunity to take part yesterday.  We all found it a very useful day and the presentations showed a fantastic breadth of innovation in the clean tech sphere – really inspiring and exciting. – Gemma Pearce, Managing Director, Loopwheels at Jelly Products Ltd 

Thanks for organising another excellent Summer Showcase and for providing Spinetic Energy with a great platform to convey its story to a highly relevant audience.  Over the years you have honed the format into one which works really well for all involved.  – Nick Goddard, Commercial Director, Spinetic Energy

Thanks for organising another great event. – Alex Schlicke, Co-Director, Scene Connect

Thank you again for the opportunity to present at Rushlight. The event was very useful and interesting to us. – Stephen Kyle-Henney, Managing Director, TISICS Limited

I found the event well organised, buoyant and informative.  Thank you for the approach and clear instruction and assistance in preparing for, and attending, the event. – Dr David Deegan, Chief Technical Officer, Tetronics International

I felt that it was another excellent event, probably one of the most useful so far. – Gavin Taylor, Assistant General Manager – Energy Dept, Mitsui Europe plc

Thanks for another well organised event last week. It was great to learn about current market initiatives and some of the innovation happening in this space to address big problems with Clean energy. We had the chance to speak with many of them between the conferences and networking. – Arun Sambodaran, Senior Technical Consultant – Connected Devices, Gemserv Limited

it was a great event, really well thought out and structured and the Investor Walk Around gave Senergy the opportunity to meet with and start conversations with relevant investors. – Christine Boyle, CEO, Senergy

The Rushlight Show is one of the best and our favorite!  We certainly enjoyed the speeches as well as the networking opportunities. The show was thoroughly enjoyable, useful and well-planned.  Many thanks for organizing a thoroughly impressive show! – Alexander Starchenko, Managing Partner, First Imagine! Ventures

I want to thank you for putting on a great show last week!! It was another memorable day. – Joss Newberry, Director, Opius Design

Thank you for a great Rushlight event today and a really interesting and broad selection of company presentations. – Sarah Atkins, Director, Venture Verte

This event is for:

  • organisations that are developing and deploying clean innovations and technologies
  • sustainability practitioners, heads of procurement, business owners and others looking to adopt clean technologies and manage their organisation’s environmental footprint proactively
  • investors and financiers in clean technologies, renewables energy and resource projects and companies
  • firms advising cleantech developers and deployers
  • social entrepreneurs and local community project participants
  • local authorities and government departments
  • analysts, media and other participants of the sector