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Sir Patrick Vallance on Net Zero webinar

A webinar to explain the government’s £1 billion Net Zero Innovation Portfolio is being presented by the business department, BEIS and the Knowledge Transfer Network, KTN.   

The portfolio initiative was announced in March (see  Firms are invited to compete for funding for projects in ten priority areas, identified as:  future offshore wind; nuclear advanced modular reactors (supported through the aligned Advanced Nuclear Fund); energy storage and flexibility; bioenergy; hydrogen; homes; direct air capture and greenhouse gas removal (GGR); advanced CCUS; industrial fuel switching; and disruptive technologies. 

The 90-minute webinar on July 8th will be introduced by the minister for Clean Growth, Anne Marie-Trevelyan and will feature a discussion and Q&A.  Panellists will include Sir Patrick Vallance, government chief scientific adviser who will also head the newly-announced Office for Science and Technology Strategy.  More details and registration for the webinar are at

We would in due course welcome your comments on the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio, which - as always - will be treated in confidence.