Low Carbon Innovation Fund

Low Carbon Innovation Fund evaluation

We carried out a three-stage evaluation of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF), commissioned by the University of East Anglia (UEA). LCIF is a regional venture capital fund in the East of England funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the 2007-2014 programme. It has...

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LGA Economic Growth Adviser Programme

Advice for local authorities on Economic Growth

The Economic Growth Advisor (EGA) programme was introduced by the Local Government Association in 2014 to promote, facilitate and enhance the role of local authorities in delivering economic growth. Derrick Johnstone was recruited to the panel of EGAs, whose role has been to offer bespoke...

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Low Carbon Innovation Fund

Venture capital for low carbon businesses

We prepared the first phase of an ex ante evaluation of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund England (LCIF England) for the Adapt Low Carbon Group at the University of East Anglia. This was proposed as an early stage venture capital fund to back businesses developing innovative products...

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Business Brokers

Evaluation of the Business Broker Programme - final report (Brokering Business Connections) for Business in the Community (BitC) and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) on the national pilot programme, testing the role of Business Brokers supporting business involvement in Local Strategic Partnerships...

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Carbon Connections evaluation

Carbon Connections was a low carbon innovation development fund led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). It was one of 11 three-year projects supported by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), under the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) between 2007 and 2009. Educe were...

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