Mayor’s Low Carbon prize: £20k offer for a low carbon idea for London

1303-MLCPThe 2013 Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize will hold its awards ceremony at The Crystal on 13 June 2013.

The winners, selected out of the competing London university students and recent graduates, will receive a £20k development fund to bring their idea to market. The Prize, in partnership with Siemens, is part of a wider endeavour to slash carbon dioxide emissions in London by 60% by 2025.

Shortlisted applicants will also be considered for a paid internship opportunity at Siemens.

Image adapted from Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize website

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Mayor announces Low Carbon Prize winners

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announced the winners of the Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize at the award ceremony in City Hall in London on 6 March 2012.

The competition invited from students of universities and colleges in London original ideas that would contribute towards reducing CO2 emissions from London’s buildings. Out of over 100 entries, six winners received prize money, totalling £20,000, to develop their ideas. The panel included high profile judges such as Sir Terry Farrell and Zac Goldsmith MP.

The Berkeley Group sponsored the contest, which was supported by the London Universities Environment Group (LUEG).

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London Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize

London Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize will offer a total of £20,000 for the best ideas to lower carbon emissions from and energy use in buildings in London. The contest is open for all students in further and higher education institutions in Greater London and will close on 29 February 2012.

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Green Growth Bootcamp at Kingston: a boost from Mayor of London

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, launched a Green Growth Business Bootcamp at Kingston University on 13 October 2011. This bootcamp, which is part of a series of London-wide Business Bootcamps co-ordinated by Capital Enterprise, aimed to assist budding business brains in green entrepreneurship. Kingston’s experts in sustainable entrepreneurship and design delivered the Green Growth sessions that ran throughout November 2011.

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