Aston University is delivering a project which seeks to assist small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to reduce their energy use. The initiative is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
We offer free expert advice and grant support to develop holistic energy efficiency solutions that lead to higher productivity and overall business success. The Low Carbon SMEs project uses university academics to provide short and long term support to SMEs in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area. Projects leading to a reduction in energy consumption, carbon emissions and process inefficiencies within high energy using organisations are eligible for support.
Enquire today and receive valuable support, including:
If you require further details please email: email@example.com
We are holding our first Low Carbon SMEs workshop on Thursday 26th April 2018. Further information can be found here or below in our Workshop tab.
To be eligible for any of the available support, companies need to meet the following criteria:
The project aims to support all manufacturing sectors but particularly seeks to work with high energy users such as:
Companies need to be located in or have an operating base in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership). It will be the operating base in the LEP which will be eligible to support. The Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP covers:
Examples of eligible activities:
A range of workshops will be provided. These workshops will be sector specific and will consider issues that are common to groups of companies facing similar challenges. They will be delivered as half day events, facilitated by Aston University academics and industry experts. Examples include:
Thursday 26th April 2018 @ Innovation Birmingham, Holt Street, Birmingham - Introducing our first Low Carbon SMEs workshop! Aston University cordially invites you to the ISO14001:2015 Workshop, which is aimed at fast tracking your transition to the new standard.
Open to SMEs in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull area, from 09:00-13:00 (lunch provided) the workshop targets businesses responsible for implementing or maintaining their organisation's ISO ISO14001:2015 environmental certification.
The workshop provides an overview of the key requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and gives your firm an understanding of the potential challenges presented by implementing the new requirements.
Benefits of attending:
Understand the differences between ISO14001:2004 and ISO14001:2015
Gain an overview of the High Level Structure (HLS) of ISO 14001:2015
FastTrack your implementation of IOS14001:2015
Receive practical advice from EMS consultants
Share experiences and network with SMEs who are currently implementing the Standard
Understand potential key challenges facing your organisation
To register please click here.