Church House Westminster, Dean’s Yard, London, SW1P 3NZ

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The Rushlight Summer Showcase is taking place on Thursday 14 June 2018 at Church House Westminster, London. It incorporates:

  • an Exhibition of over 50 innovative clean technology solutions, including the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst Round 4 ISCF Showcase and the BEIS Energy Entrepreneur’s Fund participants
  • Conference, incorporating the Cleantech Innovation Showcase, opened by Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy & Clean Growth at BEIS, with 40 companies presenting their cutting edge new technologies
  • Investor Networking over an extended lunch break, enabling investors to meet up and for cleantech companies to approach investors.

The Rushlight Summer Showcase is THE marketplace that brings together over 150 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 – 11.00     Conference 

11.00 – 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 – 16.00 Break and Exhibition 

16.00 – 17.30  Conference 

17.30              Close

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 following feedback:

Well done for a very informative and productive day – Michael Hamer, Technical Development Manager, NEA

A great venue and good turnout. Also interesting companies and investors – Hamish Watson, Director, Polysolar Ltd

Many thanks for an excellent day yesterday, really good management teams and discussions.  Its great being able to meet so many good management teams on one day – Jim Totty, Sustainable Technology Investors Ltd

Excellent event as always. – Dr John R Williams, Senior Partner, Sinvestec LLC

Thank you for an excellent Rushlight conference and exhibition yesterday.  I personally had many good conversations with investors and other interested parties, so am following up today – Nick Kitchin, CEO, Cumulus Energy Storage Ltd

Everyone knew what to expect and what to do next which is the main reason for the automatic flow of events yesterday.  I had a good day. I have received emails from your core investor group asking for our business plan and one meeting is set up in London. A couple of potential orders from companies requiring a gas cleaning and compression solution. – Amit Roy, CEO, Engas

Thank-you so much for giving me the opportunity to exhibit at the Rushlight Summer Showcase. It was my first time to attend and I found it very valuable, with almost everyone I wanted to speak to under one roof. Congratulations on your excellent organisation of the event – Craig Jamieson, Director, Straw Innovations

Thank you for organising the event, very enjoyable and useful. Very well run – Adrian Pugsley, Univ of Ulster

The event was really exciting and well organised. We met several entrepreneurs with great ideas and passion.  All in all this was a very positive event for us and we made great connections – Alessandro Mele, CEO, EthicalFin

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