The Government has announced a £3million grant for the next Green Genius – or ‘Greenius’ – in an effort to help drive the nation’s green growth.
The national competition is designed to support entrepreneurs working on green technologies and business models that will enhance food, water and energy security.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced the contest late last week and said it will help build on the UK’s position as a world leader in the development of green technologies.
He said: “Now we want the very best of Britain’s green talent to set their minds to some of the toughest challenges facing the country today – how to keep bills down for households and businesses and ensure we manage our food, water and energy supplies more sustainably.”
The competition is set to be launched later this year.