Aira raises €145 million in Series B financing

Aira has announced the completion of a €145 million Series B financing round with leading climate tech investors from Europe, the US and Asia.  The financing was significantly oversubscribed and upsized from its initial €85 million target. The transaction was led by Altor, Kinnevik and Temasek. The equity funding will allow Aira to further accelerate the […]

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£10 million funding competition launched to strengthen net zero technologies

The Net Zero Technology Centre has announced the launch of its 2022 Open Innovation Programme aimed at developing and deploying technologies that will reduce offshore emissions, accelerate clean energy production, and enable delivery of the UK’s net zero ambitions. The 2022 programme will feature two funding competitions – the first opening on 16th March and the […]

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SNIPEF welcomes grant offering employers up to £3700 per apprentice in Northern Ireland

SNIPEF, the Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation, has welcomed a new Apprentice Recovery Package from Northern Ireland’s Department for the Economy. The initiative will fund apprenticeships, for new apprentices, those who have been made redundant as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and those returning from furlough, with up to £3,750 of financial support […]

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