Fund title: SHAKE Climate Change
Focus of fund/fund aims:
Support for UK companies and start-ups with ideas and products targeted at the agricultural and food production sectors which will have a positive impact on mitigating climate change
3 May 2021
The SHAKE Climate Change programme is designed to attract entrepreneurs or start-ups that have developed early-stage science or tech-based ideas that can have a significant impact on climate change.
The programme is inviting applications from early-stage ventures with exciting, original, and viable business ideas in agriculture and food production. The aim is to help new businesses to develop sustainable solutions to climate change caused by agriculture.
The programme has a total financial budget of £3.5 million. Over its lifespan, 15 successful ventures will each receive up to a total of £140,000, provided as a convertible interest-free loan. They will also receive two years’ high-quality training and mentoring from leading experts in business and science, to help further develop their ventures.