ISQ is a private and independent company providing inspection, testing, training and technical consultancy. Founded in 1965, ISQ provides solutions for clients in all sectors, to ensure that their assets and products comply with environmental, quality, health and safety standards and regulations. They support their customers’ performance improvement and risk reduction, offering high quality and innovative services and solutions, helping their infrastructures, equipment, processes and products to meet the standards and regulations for quality, security, environment and social responsibility.
EIT Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change, consisting of dynamic companies, the best academic institutions and the public sector. Integrating education, entrepreneurship and innovation, Climate-KIC transforms knowledge and ideas into economically viable products or services that help to mitigate climate change. Climate-KIC is one of three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), an EU body whose mission is to create sustainable growth.
Quantis guides top organisations to define, shape and implement intelligent environmental sustainability solutions. In a nutshell, their creative geeks take the latest science and make it actionable. They deliver resilient strategies, robust metrics, useful tools, and credible communications. With offices in the US, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and Colombia and clients around the world, Quantis is a key partner in inspiring sustainable change on a global scale.
Strane Innovation is a start-up incubator focusing on sustainable development (energy, transport, water, environment, ICT and smart systems). Strane is involved in 12 start-ups on various topics such as industry optimisation, sensors for industry, new generation nuclear power plants, micro-energy, mutualised trucks for logistics, energy autonomy of houses in rural areas and thermal assessment of heat in buildings. Strane has also developed a strong research department and is currently involved in 6 European projects on Industrial Symbiosis & Circular Economy, Water-Energy-Food-Land-Climate Nexus and Nature-based solutions
The Centre for Industrial Sustainability (CIS) at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) is part of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. CIS purpose is to contribute to developing more sustainable societies where industries understand better how to respond to environmental, economic and social challenges and transform industrial behaviour. CIS works to develop leading edge knowledge and tools that accelerate the transition towards a sustainable industrial system. The Centre works collaboratively with research centres across the IfM and with other universities and industrial partners. CIS provides knowledge and tools to help manufacturers profit from the opportunities of a sustainable future.