2010 News

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

Nanotecture Ltd, an innovative company with patented nanoporous technologies for multiple applications such as energy storage in which Foresight is an investor, is delighted to announce it has won Frost & Sullivan’s 2010 European Union Technology Innovation Award in Nanomaterials. The award was ...

Watch 'Life of a Milk Bottle' film now

NEWS UPDATE: Closed Loop Recycling, the waste plastics recycler in which Foresight is an investor, has produced an interesting film in association with Marks & Spencer, Veolia and Recycle bank, following the life cycle of a plastic milk bottle. The film follows the bottle's journey from shop sh...

Halifax-based Trailblazer company attracts major new investment

The UK’s most technologically-advanced manufacturer of high-performance recycled plastic products has shown there is nothing artificial about its success by attracting £2.5m in new investment. i-plas, in which Foresight Group is an investor, based in Hopwood Lane, Halifax, has received the su...

Northrop Grumman Selects Trilogy Mercury ES for BAMS UAS ICS

Trilogy USA Inc. announced today it was selected by Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation to deliver its Mercury ES intercom products and services for the U.S. Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Internal Communications (ICS) Program. Trilogy will provide the multi-level security (MLS) inter...

Foresight and Solarcentury to build UK PV plants together

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), the leading UK solar photovoltaic (PV) investor, and Solarcentury, the leading designer and installer of UK PV systems, have agreed a financing and installation package to roll-out commercial scale rooftop PV. This has been driven by the UK’s implementation of a feed-i...

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

OP David Beckham lookalike made an appearance at the grand opening of the biggest five-a-side football arena in Europe on Saturday 16th October. The ‘spitting image’ of the former England Captain wowed the 300 visitors at the flagship @Futsal arena in Handsworth, having photos taken with excited cro...

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

Leading green venture capital firm Foresight Group, has scooped a major industry prize for its Foresight 3 VCT fund at this year’s ‘Oscars’ for the venture capital industry.  Foresight Group was awarded VCT of the Year at the prestigious Investor AllStars Venture Capital Awards, which took place las...

Foresight Group acquires a further Italian Solar PV plant

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, has completed the construction stage financing of a further 2.6MW solar photovoltaic (“PV”) plant in the region of Marche, Italy. This transaction cements Foresight’s relationship with another top tier EPC contractor, juwi Ener...

Closed Loop Recycling welcomes latest plastic bottle recycling figures

Leading food grade plastic recycling company Closed Loop Recycling, in which Foresight is an investor, has welcomed the latest figures released by Recoup showing a plastic bottle recycling rate of 45%, which is up from last year’s number of 39%.  Chris Dow, managing director of Close...

Ecosheet wins National Hoarding Agreements from ISG Pearce and Apollo Group

Leading construction companies ISG Pearce and The Apollo Group are introducing green innovation into mainstream construction by specifying a revolutionary new building product across key areas of their businesses. EcoSheet eSite has been mandated with a number of National Framework Agreements – the ...