Renewable Energy & Entrepreneurship

Module Summary

University of Cambridge

Nov 26 - Dec 06 2018


In the first half of this module you will be introduced to the technological aspects of a wide range of renewable energy technologies including wind, tidal, energy storage, as well as solar. You will receive a balanced overview of climate change science and will review global and UK energy usage/supply.

In the second half of the module you will receive an introduction to technological commercialisation and entrepreneurship. This will include an overview of entrepreneurship theory and practice, the basics of intellectual property protection and the role of IP in business/university policies and an introduction to finance and responsible business practices in the context of sustainable technology.

There will also be a tour of Eight19 (printed plastic solar technology).

Prof. Neil Greenham

(Module Leader)