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Net Zero Innovation Cohort 2021

Between 2021-22, the NZIP Programme supported a cohort of 12 research/council partnerships on their net-zero journeys. 

Developing an industrial area assessment tool and roadmap. This project will identify and study opportunities to transition towards circular and low carbon industrial areas.London Borough of EnfieldUCL
A hyper-local project aiming to help hard to reach businesses gain the skills they need to transition to net zero.  Bolsover District CouncilNottingham Trent University
Growing a Shared Vision for Urban Greening - developing the parameters for a user-friendly tool that addresses technical acceptability and societal feasibility to facilitate the rapid greening of urban spaces.Cheltenham Borough Council University of Gloucestershire
Integrating EV car clubs and low-carbon housing for greener neighbourhoods across the city.Newcastle City Council Northumbria University
DePoLARiZE - Delivering Port of Liverpool-Associated Road-freight Zero Emissions. As freight transport grows, the challenge is to decarbonise all aspects of the distribution network without negatively affecting growth or local environmental and social conditions.Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Lancaster University
Investment for Net-Zero - the development of a model that allows senior managers and Members to make informed decisions, leading to an optimal investment strategy to achieve net-zero within the council. East Sussex County Council University of Brighton
Business Resilience Opportunities in a Net-Zero carbon Essex (BRONZE). A project to achieve a clear understanding of business priorities in relation to their understanding of the net-zero carbon transition.Essex County Council Anglia Ruskin University
"Community Climate Champions" Leaving No One Behind toolkit.Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council University of Birmingham
Mapping the tree planting supply chain in North Yorkshire and York to develop a scalable tool that is applicable more widely across West and East Yorkshire.  North Yorkshire County Council University of Huddersfield
‘Energetic Lifestyles’: Engaging young people in the development and implementation of carbon reduction initiatives.University of Bedfordshire Luton Borough Council
Net Zero Landlords - a series of knowledge transfer workshops and other various means of engagement to equip Landlords with the knowledge and resources needed to transition to a carbon reduced climate.Kent University Medway Council
Growing a Difference: Getting Newham’s schools growing food on campus.Newham Council The Institute for Global Prosperity at UCL