Mayor of London's Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2014

Students could you win £20k for your great ideas?

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The Low Carbon Entrepreneur looks for innovative ideas from London's students to help reduce London's carbon emissions and energy usage.  London is aiming to reduce its carbon emissions by 60 per cent before 2025.

If you’re a London student or recent graduate with a great idea to improve London's urban living this is the competition for you.  Check out last years categories for inspiration

Competition reopening in Autumn 2014

Last year's Mayor’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2014 competition was open to London’s further and higher education students and recent graduates. There was a £20k prize fund for the winner/s, and all applicants could choose to be considered for a chance at one of up to six paid internships at award sponsors Siemens’ The Crystal.

The deadline to submit your ideas this year has now passed. Please email lowcarbonentrepreneur@london.gov.uk to register to receive an email when the competition opens for applications again.

Thanks to everyone who entered in 2014! We had a record number of entries. You can see full details of the winners, runners up and finalists here!

Everyone who enters is given a chance of training at special events at City Hall with other students from across London to learn to present their ideas.

Spread the word

Let students at your institution know about the competition using the below resources.