Helping EZ Businesses transition to Net Zero

A fully funded programme to help businesses on the Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone move towards to net zero is runnign this Spring.

The Net Zero Essentials 2-day programme from Lancaster University is designed for SME leaders to address the opportunities and challenges posed by the Net Zero Carbon agenda.

There is real incentive for SMEs to dedicate time to think about eco-innovation within their business. The potential benefits include more efficient processes, cost-saving ideas and a competitive advantage through innovation development. You will draw knowledge from the strong expertise within Lancaster University, and learn the tools and techniques to take a fresh view of business practices.

Dates available:-

  • Cohort 1. 7th & 14th March 2023 at Sci-Tech Daresbury
  • Cohort 2. 21st & 28th March 2023 at Lancaster University
  • Cohort 3. 11th & 18th May 2023 at Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel

This programme is fully funded and available to businesses who are eligible under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) criteria, as follows:

  • Based in North West
  • Employ between 5 and 250 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
  • Annual turnover of less than €50 million (or the equivalent in GBP)
  • Received less than €200,000 of de minimis State Aid in the last 3 years

Dr Zoe Detko, Project Delivery Manager, for Net Zero Essentials, said: “‘It is vitally important for SMEs to take ownership and have a clear understanding of their journey to Net Zero.

“‘Net Zero Essentials’ will give SMEs the tools and confidence to examine their own carbon outputs, apply knowledge to innovate to reduce carbon, and enable them to create their own map to Net Zero.”

Register here