Elena and Ryan from Aeropowder
Elena Dieckmann and Ryan Robinson from Aeropowder 2016 Low Carbon Entrepreneur winners from Imperial College London

Mayor of London's Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2017

And the 2016 winner is.....

Aeropowder! A composite made from feather waste. It uses the unique properties of feathers to create insulating materials for housing. 

Could it be you winning £20,000 in 2017? For email updates about the competition and an alert when we open for applications again, register your interest below.

What is it?

The Low Carbon Entrepreneur is a competition run by the Mayor of London and sponsored by Citi Foundation to find fresh new ideas to cut carbon emissions and give students employability skills.

How many students from your university submitted ideas in 2016? Find out from our map of applications


The judging process

Your ideas will be judged by an expert panel that picks the top ten finalists. If you’re lucky enough to make the shortlist you’ll pitch your ideas to our high profile panel in front of a live student audience at City Hall in March 2017. Just think Dragons’ Den for students and you’ll get the picture.

Previous winners

Congratulations to all this years entrants and finalists. Read about the 2016 top ten ideas.

To find out more information about the previous winners and to see videos and interviews from previous events, click here.