Case Studies from January 2016

Low Carbon Hub Case Study - Bio Dynamic (UK) Ltd

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BioDynamic is based in Colwick and operate one of the UK’s largest food waste anaerobic digestors in the UK. This technology converts food waste into biogas which is used to generate on-site
electricity, it also produces fertiliser products.

BioDynamic are keen to increase their energy efficiency. To help drive this forward they submitted a bid to Innovate UK. The bid is for a study and full scale implementation of technologies to improve the
efficiency and throughput of the anaerobic reactor by improving the management and recycling of the digested solid wastes and process water. To ensure the bid was as strong as possible they
required input from a microbiologist. Nick Gostick from Inntropy met with BioDynamic’s Technical Director and provided the expert knowledge they needed.

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Evolve Growing Solutions - Low Carbon Hub

Evolve Growing SolutionsEvolve Growing Solutions is a partnership of horticultural, architectural and technology development expertise, focused on developing sustainable solutions to global food production issues.

Evolve Growing Solutions began their residency at Nottingham CleanTech Centre in 2014.

During this time they have received ongoing business support as well as access to events and training.

Nick from Inntropy has given Philip Lee business advice over the last year and introduced him to Nathalia Prieto who is now working with Evolve to help secure an Innovate UK grant for an
advanced modular ETFE roof instillation system called RIPE (Rapid Instillation Process for ETFE) to enable mass adoption of the most advanced glazing in horticulture.

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Fat Free Media Ltd: Creative Industry Exemplar from Nottingham City


Fat Free Media started 2007 with a determination to set the record straight about “Corporate” video, audiences were becoming used to associating corporate video with cheesy, stuffy and uninspiring content and the business set out to change perceptions of that.

The business started off small, with a handful of clients and the company has a team of eight filmmakers, animators, writers and all round video makers and are proud to have a full-service team in house for video production, animation as well as consulting services for video marketing. Fat Free were also winners of the “Creative Business of the Year Award” as part of the Nottingham Post Business Awards.

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Fat Free Media accessed business support focused on two main areas, the first being an improvement of systems and process throughout the business and preparing the infrastructure ready for growth. The second area was access to capital to enable an expansion of technical capabilities, adding a second camera system and workflow and increasing overall filming capacity.

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