- In The Media

Council cuts carbon emissions by 40%

Nottingham City Council is taking steps to become the UK’s first carbon neutral city by 2028. PlaceTech asked Wayne Bexton, head of energy services, to explain how it’s going
- Blog

The Innovation Gateway is hiring!

The Innovation Gateway has multiple opportunities for you to join the talented and passionate team running this ground-breaking programme, which enables its clients to transform the performance of their buildings and be at the forefront of innovation. Based in Oxford, UK, our vacancies range from internships to full time positions.
- Blog

Getting ahead of the Climate Emergency: Are you ready to innovate?

The built environment contributes to 40% of the UK's total carbon footprint and energy prices continue to rise. How are you set to manage the operational costs, risks and environmental impacts of your buildings against this context?
- In The Media

Wiltshire Council pledges to go carbon neutral by 2030

Initial steps will include looking towards a major increase in renewable energy generation on council buildings and reviewing the council fleet to become electric
- In The Media

University of Birmingham partners with Innovation Gateway

The partnership with Innovation Gateway comes after the university’s 30-year plan from 1990-2020 to reduce its carbon footprint and become more sustainable
- In The Media

A first in the UK, Nottingham City Council completes groundbreaking pilot with drone company HexCam

The council to deliver tangible improvements to Nottingham's district heating business by combining district energy network maintenance with state of the art thermal imaging systems
- Press Release

Meet edie's Energy Management Leader 2019: James Tiernan, Unite Students

James championed Unite joining the Innovation Gateway, harnessing this unique and powerful partnership to source innovative solutions to the business’s energy and sustainability challenges, and feeding the pipeline of future projects
- In The Media

Climate crisis: can councils deliver on bold promises to cut emissions?

Incredible achievement from Nottingham City Council, being recognised by The Guardian as ‘arguably the most ambitious council, having set a target for the whole city to be carbon neutral by 2028’
- Press Release

University of Birmingham to unveil transformational sustainable initiatives for its new Dubai campus

University of Birmingham joins Innovation Gateway to unveil transformational sustainable initiatives for its new Dubai Campus, which will shortly start construction and open to students in September 2021
- In The Media

Second year in a row, Innovation Gateway has been selected as a finalist at the prestigious EG Awards 2019

Already crowned as one of the top 10 collaborators in the real estate, this is further recognition of the tremendous effort across all our Partners, especially exciting to think this is just the beginning of what we’re able to achieve together.
- Press Release

Greene King to accelerate its sustainability progress by joining Innovation Gateway

In what is a first of its kind in the hospitality industry, Greene King, the UK’s leading managed pub company and brewer, will be partnering with the Innovation Gateway to build upon its sustainability progress.
- In The Media

It’s Platinum on World FM Day for the Innovation Gateway

The top prize at the Global FM Awards for Excellence has been awarded to the Innovation Gateway, nominated by IWFM, as a prime example of how the profession is making an impact on modern workplace performance
- In The Media

FUTURE: PropTech 2019 Q&A with Michael Wayne Bexton

FUTURE: PropTech sat down with Michael Wayne Bexton, Head of Energy Services at Nottingham City Council to talk about open collaboration and the sustainability issues facing property
- In The Media

RBS commits to Climate Group initiatives to accelerate climate action

Great to see our Partner RBS become one of the first companies worldwide to sign up to Climate Group’s EP100 initiatives around energy productivity
- In The Media

Top Five PropTech challenges that leading UK firms are actively seeking to solve

Some of the UK’s largest businesses are currently seeking PropTech innovations to improve their building performance
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway has been shortlisted in the 2019 Property Awards, for the Irvine Sellar Award category

The Irvine Sellar Award is an incredibly special prize to honour the late Irvine Sellar, the developer of The Shard. The award is highly regarded, and celebrates the company that has shaken up the market in the past year with a groundbreaking initiative
- In The Media

Heathrow Airport and Unite Students taking home the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2019

Huge congrats to our Partners Heathrow Airport & James Tiernan from Unite Students for winning the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards. Also massive shout out to Kingfisher, Tesco & ourselves who were finalists too!
- In The Media

Nottingham unveils bid to become the UK's first carbon-neutral city

Our Partner Nottingham City Council has committed to becoming a 'net-zero carbon' city by 2028, after hitting its 2020 emission reductions goals two years early.
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway is one of the finalists in the Network Awards 2019 for the Partnership Initiative of the Year

Thrilled the Innovation Gateway partners have once again been recognised for the unique 'Power of Many' approach in transforming the performance of their properties.
- In The Media

Places for People's Alex Notay selected as one of the 48 women who will shape the future of UK real estate

Congratulations Alex. She is passionate about enabling tangible social impact, innovation, collaboration, and mentoring for greater diversity in the real estate industry. Truly well deserved!
- In The Media

Nottingham pioneers Dutch eco initiative ‘Energiesprong’ to halve energy bills in first UK homes

Our Partner, Nottingham has become the first city council to pioneer the “Energiesprong” (energy leap) initiative, delivering UK’s biggest roll out of ultra-low energy homes
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway awarded the Energy Awards Innovation of the Year 2018

Once again, this is recognition for the dedication of the Innovation Gateway partners, and recognises the innovation having the most positive impact across the energy sector. A double win on the night in fact, as Nottingham City Council were also awarded Local Authority of the Year
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway named as one of the 10 most influential collaborators in the Real Estate sector

Hats Off to the Innovation Gateway Partners for being named as one of the 10 most influential collaborators in the Real Estate sector by Estates Gazette
- In The Media

Gold award for Nottingham City Homes’ approach to sustainability

Nottingham City Homes has also been awarded the SHIFT Awards 2018 Sustainable Retrofit Project of the Year category, which recognises their very best sustainability achievements in the UK, specifically their pilot to create ultra-low energy homes
- In The Media

University of Glasgow is working in partnership with Innovation Gateway to achieve new energy strategy

It is our great pleasure to welcome the University of Glasgow as one of the first Associate Members of the Innovation Gateway, and to be included as a part of their ambitious Energy Strategy
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway awarded the BIFM Innovation in Products & Services Award 2018

Thrilled the Innovation Gateway partners won the prestigious BIFM Awards 2018 Innovation in Products & Services. Such wonderful recognition for their willingness to share experience, and collaborative approach, the very heartbeat of the group
- Press Release

Places for People joins forces with Innovation Gateway to deliver world-class efficient homes

Places for People, one of the largest placemaking organisations in the UK, has become the first housing and construction firm to join its pioneering platform
- In The Media

Nottingham City Council won the Best Renewable Energy or Energy Efficiency Initiative in the APSE Service Awards

Extremely proud to see our partner Nottingham City Council receiving recognition on the fantastic array of energy initiatives over the last 12 months
- In The Media

RBS commits to using 100 per cent renewable energy for all electricity

Our partner RBS has today announced that it will use 100 per cent renewable energy for all of its electricity by 2025 and demonstrated its commitment by joining RE100
- In The Media

Sustainable innovation will transform our industry

Our strategic partner, UKGBC’s Director of Learning and Innovation, Cat Hirst, looks at how sustainable innovation can shape the future of our industry
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway Partners RBS and Tesco named FTSE4Good 2018 UK Top 50 companies

Big congratulations to our partners, RBS and Tesco, being listed to the distinguished FTSE4Good Index for their industry-leading sustainability performance
- In The Media

Kingfisher supercharges renewable energy ambitions with battery storage

Kingfisher has been installing solar panels and air source pumps for heating across its network of stores and distribution centres, recently announcing its Peterborough Screwfix store will be the first in its estate to be net zero in energy use
- In The Media

Three of the Innovation Gateway partners are finalists in this year’s Responsible Business Awards 2018

Great to see RBS, Tesco and Kingfisher amongst the finalists of this year's Responsible Business Awards 2018. Well deserved recognition for exceptional hard work and dedication. Congratulations to the teams behind the impressive results.
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway is one of the finalists for this year’s BIFM Facilities Management Awards

The Innovation Gateway Partners and team have been recognised and rewarded for their hardwork in bringing innovation into life across buildings
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway shortlisted for the prestigious Estates Gazette Collaborators Award 2018

Thrilled the Innovation Gateway partners have been recognised for the powerful way they are collaborating to transform the performance of their properties and the built environment
- In The Media

Innovation in Action: Innovation Gateway partners to bring innovation to life at Energy Live Future

Our partners from Heathrow, Tesco, RBS and Nottingham City Council will be leading the Innovation in Action panel session next week, sharing exciting innovations used at their organisations and the impacts they've had.
- In The Media

Kingfisher puts customers at the heart of sustainable growth plan

Our Innovation Gateway partner, Kingfisher plc, has set out its sustainability targets for the next seven years, the latest stage of its journey to become a net positive business by 2050
- In The Media

UKGBC & Innovation Gateway join forces to boost innovation in the built environment (Property Reporter)

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) and Innovation Gateway have announced a new strategic partnership.
- Press Release

UKGBC & Innovation Gateway team up to boost innovation in the built environment

The Power of Many: This partnership will see the two organisations working together to drive and embed innovation for a better built environment
- Blog

Green Rewards launches new global engagement platform at Insight Seminar

Henry Majed from Innovation Gateway chairs the “Exploiting technology to embed behaviour change” panel, where Innovation Gateway partner, RBS, shares their experience about rolling JUMP out across all their estates
- In The Media

Nottingham to drive remote management of renewable energy supplies (Cities Today)

Nottingham City Council has become the first public sector organisation to partner with Innovation Gateway, a coalition that is enhancing building performance.
- In The Media

Nottingham City Council joins green buildings drive (Business Green)

Innovation Gateway initiative, which counts Tesco, RBS and Heathrow as members, will see council share best practice on cutting carbon, waste and water
- In The Media

Our partners, Tesco, Unite Students and Nottingham City Council, to speak at edie Energy Management Forum 2018

Demonstrating leadership in energy management: The power of many - the partners will share their innovative energy efficiency case studies and experience working together
- Blog

Top 10 Innovation Gateway highlights from 2017

This year has been a transformative one for the Innovation Gateway. We’ve welcomed new partners, formed strategic partnerships with world leading companies, and sourced innovations from all over the world.
- In The Media

Nottingham City Council: Solar “absolutely still viable”, batteries next (The Energyst)

According to our latest partner, Wayne Bexton, head of energy projects at Nottingham City Council, Solar PV is “absolutely still viable” despite subsidies starting to wind down
- In The Media

Tesco and Unite Students both winners at the Energy Awards 2017

Big congratulations to Unite Student and Tesco for winning the well-deserved Energy Awards. Great recognition for the work they've put in to transforming their UK buildings.
- In The Media

RBS saves 10 tonnes of emissions with clean heat (Energy Live News)

RBS has saved more than 10 tonnes of carbon emissions in the last year through an efficient heating innovation.
- Blog

Learning from a room of 50+ Property Directors

The Innovation Gateway was invited along to the November meeting to allow the partners to share their unique approach to working together to reduce the operational costs and environmental impacts in their properties
- Press Release

RBS saves over 10 tonnes of carbon in 12 months through Innovation Gateway

The award winning Energy saving innovation EndoTherm has helped RBS to reduce its energy consumption by 29% and carbon emissions by 10 tonnes
- In The Media

The winning formula of CIBSE award-winner EndoTherm

Impressive achievements from Endotherm, who's helped our partners RBS and Heathrow to significantly reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption
- In The Media

In practice: Unite Students' 'Gateway' to an energy-efficiency retrofit (edie.net)

By joining the Innovation Gateway, Unite Students gained access to a wider scope of innovative energy-efficiency solutions - some of which have been retrofitted at the Sidney Webb House in London.
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway partners and innovator shortlisted in edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2018

Great to see Tesco and Unite Students amongst the finalists of the prestigious 2018 Sustainability Leaders Awards. Proud to see one of our pioneering innovators Propelair in the run as well!
- In The Media

Tesco unveils sustainability innovations in first ever cross-industry site visit (Practical FM News)

The Innovation Gateway partners completed the first ever peer site visit, as Tesco demonstrated the engineering solutions that were installed in its Bicester store, to drive reduction in CO2 emissions.
- In The Media

Enevo secures $12M in funding to accelerate expansion into waste services

Big congratulations to Enevo who now have the funding to expand into waste services. Congratulations!
- Blog

How innovation is helping UK companies build a resource efficient future

Two Innovation Gateway partners, RBS and Tesco, were invited to speak at the RWM exhibition, sharing their innovation sourcing experience from Innovation Gateway
- In The Media

Unite Students has been shortlisted for the Energy Awards 2017

Delighted to see our Innovation Gateway partner Unite Students being shortlisted for the energy data collection and analysis category. Congratulations to the teams behind the amazing results.
- In The Media

Tesco unveils sustainability innovations in first ever cross-industry site visit (Retail Times)

Tesco has shared the extensive eco-innovation behind one of its most sustainable superstores to a group of industry peers - a pioneering move to drive the transformation of building performances across industries
- In The Media

Lancaster University hails potential of new computer system with revolutionary off-grid technology to deliver energy savings

Lancaster Environment Centre to pilot an Innovation Gateway innovator, Extreme Low Energy, that's estimating at least 70% energy savings, with potential to go global
- In The Media

Looking towards a more efficient future: JUMP and RBS to speak at RWM Exhibition

Michael Lynch from RBS and Graham Simmonds from JUMP, will be delivering a presentation on 12-Sep about the success of the programme, sourced through the Innovation Gateway.
- Blog

Does your innovation provide an efficient alternative to split unit air conditioning?

If you’ve got a relevant solution, and you’d like the opportunity to pilot it with the likes of RBS, Tesco, Heathrow Airport, Unite Students, Kingfisher Group, Carillion, University of Cambridge and University of Edinburgh...
- In The Media

Three of the Innovation Gateway partners are finalists in this year’s BIFM Awards

Great to see RBS, Tesco and Carillion amongst the finalists of this year's BIFM Awards for Impact on Environment, Impact on Society and Team of the Year. Well deserved recognition for exceptional hard work and dedication. Congratulations to the teams behind the impressive results.
- Blog

Can your innovation improve waste segregation at source?

The Innovation Gateway partners (a group of the UK's leading companies) are looking for innovation that will improve waste segregation at source.
- Blog

Can your innovation reduce the water consumed by toilets and washrooms?

The Innovation Gateway partners (a group of the UK's leading companies) are looking for innovation that will reduce the water consumption of their toilets and washrooms.
- In The Media

Tesco reveals new plans to axe toxic chemicals, slash building emissions (Sustainable Brands)

Tesco has announced that it is joining Greenpeace’s DETOX campaign in an effort to phase out the use of toxic chemicals in its own-brand clothing label’s supply chain.
- In The Media

Tesco opens up its property innovations through Innovation Gateway (Retail Times)

The Innovation Gateway has today announced that the UK’s largest retailer, Tesco, has joined its pioneering group
- In The Media

The Power of Many: A unique approach to sourcing innovations collaboratively (Building & Facilities News)

The idea of transforming performances in commercial buildings has become so widespread and important that companies are now expected to have sustainable & profitable properties that deliver positive impact.
- Press Release

RBS wins Bank of the Year in Better Society Awards 2017 for JUMP engagement programme

RBS has won the prestigious ‘Bank of the Year’ award in the Better Society Awards 2017 for its innovative employee engagement programme, JUMP.
- Blog

"If you remain collaborative you will find solutions"

Last week we had the pleasure of teaming up with BRE and their Construction Excellence team to deliver a workshop exploring how collaboration is helping companies source innovation for the built environment.
- Blog

Success stories of innovation and collaboration

Innovation and collaboration: How collaboration help UK blue-chip organisations source innovations to reduce the impact of their buildings.
- In The Media

RBS eyes £3m energy savings through employee engagement scheme (edie.net)

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is rolling out a sustainability engagement programme across the UK and Ireland after a successful pilot led to a 5% average electricity reduction and 500,000 disposable cups being correctly recycled.
- In The Media

Specifying Innovative & Sustainable Systems (BRE)

Collaboration was the order of the day at the Sustainability Theme Group Meeting on Specifying Innovative and Sustainable Systems.
- Blog

BRE and Innovation Gateway teaming up to bring you Sustainable innovation in buildings and construction

Next week will see the Innovation Gateway teaming up with BRE to deliver a workshop that will explore how innovations are being sourced and implemented in the built environment
- In The Media

JUMP Wraps its Love Around More Locations (This Week in FM)

RBS piloted JUMP in 2016 for 70 teams in a range of workplace locations including branches, offices and cash centres. In its Annual Report and Accounts 2016, the Bank reported that in the year 'colleagues logged over 2,500 activities.
- In The Media

RBS launches JUMP programme to encourage sustainable behaviours at work (RBS)

RBS has introduced sustainability programme JUMP for its employees across the UK and Ireland following a successful pilot in 2016.
- In The Media

RBS scaling up its JUMP programme (Facilities Management Journal)

After a successful pilot of the JUMP sustainability engagement programme by RBS, the Bank is rolling it across the UK and Ireland. The launch of the roll-out was timed to follow on from Earth Hour on 25th March.
- Press Release

RBS scaling up its JUMP programme to cover all 1,700 locations in UK and Ireland

After a successful pilot of the JUMP sustainability engagement programme by RBS, the Bank is rolling it across the UK and Ireland
- Blog

The Next Big Ideas Springing to Life at Ecobuild 2017

If you attended Ecobuild 2017 at London Excel this year, you’ll know there were 2 standout messages ringing loud and clear over the 3 days
- In The Media

Networking opportunities at Ecobuild's Business District (Ecobuild)

The partners and innovators are inviting you to join them in the Innovation Gateway networking event at Ecobuild on Tuesday 7-March (Business district lounge)
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway 2017 is now open (Rushlight Events)

Can your innovation solve the following solutions? The first round of 2017 is now open and they are looking for solutions.
- Blog

Redefining Sustainable Buildings through The Power of Many

For a chance to network with your peers from UK’s largest organisations and meet some of our best innovators, Innovation Gateway will be at Ecobuild 2017
- In The Media

EndoTherm exhibits at EcoBuild 2017 (EndoTherm)

Endotherm to showcase at Ecobuild with the Innovation Gateway. For a 4th year running EndoTherm will be showcased at Ecobuild between the 7th -9th March at the Excel in London.
- In The Media

VantagePoint shortlisted for RBS Innovation Gateway Round 3 (VantagePoint)

To monitor and manage the status and performance of Mechanical & Electrical plant across multiple sites, and need to be alerted if system faults are detected or if maintenance is required.
- In The Media

Meet CircoSense at Ecobuild (CircoSense)

Visit the Innovation Gateway network and meeting area for more information on how CircoSense can reduce your energy costs and lower carbon emissions.
- In The Media

Learning How to Unite in Building Improvements (This Week in FM)

The Unite Students Group has joined forces with Heathrow, Carillion, Royal Bank of Scotland, University of Cambridge and Lancaster University to 'crowd-source' innovations for their buildings.
- Press Release

Unite Students drives building transformation in 50,000 UK student accommodations

Unite Students, the UK’s leading provider of student accommodation, housing around 50,000 students, in more than 140 properties; has today joined forces with Innovation Gateway
- In The Media

CircoSense3000 to be piloted at Heathrow Airport through Innovation Gateway (CircoSense)

CircoSense are delighted to announce that they have been selected to pilot their innovative CircoSense3000 device with Heathrow Airport as part of the Innovation Gateway programme.
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway challenge (Business Wales)

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is looking to identify innovative ideas and ‘garage-tested’ green solutions that could also enable the bank to become more resource efficient.
- In The Media

Innovation Gateway Round two 2016 is now open (Cambridge Cleantech)

Gateway partners RBS, Sainsbury’s, Carillion and new joiner Heathrow Airport are seeking solutions to a range of environmental challenges for their commercial properties.
- In The Media

Lancaster joins Innovation Gateway (Lancaster University)

Lancaster University is working with four of the UKs leading companies to help pilot sustainability innovations on their estates
- Press Release

Major UK companies partner up to crowdsource eco-innovations

RBS is once again on the hunt for small companies with big ideas to help drive resource efficiency across their estates – and this time it will be working with three new partners