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Nanotecture wins Frost & Sullivan’s European Union Technology Innovation Award

Nanotecture was selected for the award, from a pool of 50 companies, for its unique nanoporous metals which are used to improve energy storage devices. Key to winning the award was the uniqueness of the technology, the impact on functionality and the relevance of the innovation to the energy industry.

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Halifax-based Trailblazer company attracts major new investment

In addition to performing better than alternatives - such as concrete, steel and wood - in specific applications, i-plas output is maintenance-free. It also reduces whole life cost by over 50 per cent and producing each tonne of the company’s product saves 1.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions, compared with manufacturing a similar amount of concrete.

Northrop Grumman Selects Trilogy Mercury ES for BAMS UAS ICS

Foresight and Solarcentury to build UK PV plants together

Jamie Richards, who manages Foresight’s solar funds, comments:“Having built utility scale PV plants in southern Europe, we understand the importance of working with experienced contractors with a track record of delivering high quality power plants. The bankability of the contractor is key to enhancing returns through re-financings and exit.”

David Beckham wowed the crowds at the Grand Opening of the @Futsal Birmingham International Arena

The exhibition match between FA National Futsal Premier League club Team United saw lucky dads from the Birmingham area having the chance to play alongside current FA National Futsal League stars including Habeel Nawaz Emmanuel Gueyes, Nino Amuli, Chris Bloore, and Juniad Khan of Team United Birmingham.  The international indoor Futsal arena - set to become the number one football venue in the Midlands – will see community members young and old playing grass roots football that will give them the technical skills to better their playing ability. Local interest has been massive and keen football teams have already pre-registered to taste what is reported to be fastest growing indoor sport on the planet.

Foresight Group wins VCT of the Year at the Investment Industry's 'Oscars'

Foresight Group acquires a further Italian Solar PV plant

“This transaction continues to demonstrate banks’ appetite for lending to solar projects sponsored by equity providers with a relevant track record. Our PV specialist local teams in Rome and Madrid are now also applying their experience to the UK PV market where Foresight is currently finalising project funding packages.”

Closed Loop Recycling welcomes latest plastic bottle recycling figures

Ecosheet wins National Hoarding Agreements from ISG Pearce and Apollo Group

Ecosheet, an environmentally-friendly alternative to plywood, is a home-grown success-story developed by 2K Manufacturing (in which Foresight is an investor) in Luton. It uses local waste-plastic to make panels suitable for construction hoarding and which are entirely recyclable at end-of-life.

Heathrow food waste in Vertal take-off

Prince Charles wins permission for solar panels on roof of Clarence House