Low Carbon Entrepreneur Winners 2016
From L-R Ryan Robinson, Elena Dieckmann and Ioannis Tzouganatos 2016 Low Carbon Entrepreneur winners from Imperial College London

Mayor of London's Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2016

And the winner is.....

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

Congratulations to all this years entrants and finalists. Read about this year's top ten ideas. Could it be you next year?

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 this year? Find out from our map of applications

For email updates about the competition and an alert when we open for applications again, register your interest below.

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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 on 15th March 2016. Just think Dragons’ Den for students and you’ll get the picture.

Register you interest above to make sure you get your invitation to the awards.

Previous winners

Congratulations to Solveiga Pakstaite's Bump Mark (Brunel University) and Caroline Wood and Vivien Tang's Clotho London (Imperial College London) the 2015 Low Carbon Entrepreneurs. To find out more information about the previous winners and to see videos and interviews from previous events, click here.

Could you be one of our next interns?

For the first time this year we had 6 students working with us as interns. Read their blog.

We’re recruiting now for interns to help with next year's competition. Sign up to our competition mailing list to make sure you don’t miss out on future updates.

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