Australia has committed to achieving Net Zero by 2050 as well as significantly reducing their emission levels by 2030. With a big goal to work towards, the Australian market is on the lookout for innovative businesses they can partner with to support their Net Zero and sustainability journey.

If you’re an innovative UK-based tech, digital and manufacturing business with a passion for sustainability, there’s never been a better time to bring your solution into the Australian market.

The government plans to invest AUD 20 billion on low carbon power over the next ten years, with the goal of unlocking AUD 80 billion of public and private investment in new technologies. So, there’s a world of potential for technology businesses across both public and private sectors.

During London Tech Week, join us for our exclusive Hybrid Meet the Corporate event, where you will meet decision makers from up to two Australian corporates, including Woolworths Group. You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with, and pitch your climate tech solutions to, an Australian corporate to potentially establish a commercial partnership
  • Gain further understanding of how to do business in the Australian market

Who’ll you’ll meet:

Woolworths Group

Woolworths Group is Australia’s largest retailer, most known for their retail chain Woolworths Supermarkets. They also operate other retail chains under brand names Big W, Countdown, as well as other consumer and B2B services such as wholesale groceries, transport services, data and payment services. To find out more about their net-zero goals please refer to their Sustainability plan on their website.

Who is this event for?

We welcome companies that have solutions in climate-tech, environmental-tech and prop-tech which can support with addressing:

  • Waste management
  • Supply Chain optimisation
  • Greener building design and operations  
  • Transition to renewable energy resources and increasing energy efficiency 
  • Alternative plastic packaging and recycling 
  • EV, Battery Storage and Sustainable Mobility 
  • Water Usage reduction 

There are only a maximum of 15 spots available for this event. Registration close 31st May.

How the day will look:

  • 07:45am - Arrive
  • 08:00am – Event starts
  • 08:00-08:05 – Welcome (Santander)
  • 08:05 – 08:25 – Presentations from Corporates (Virtual)
  • 08:30 – 10.30am – Corporate pitching 1:1 meeting starts
  • 10.30am – 11am – Knowledge sharing and open networking
  • 11.00am - Close

Please note:

This event requires pre-approval to attend to ensure that your offering meets the relevant demand and/or criteria. This event is free for Santander Navigator Grow subscribers, £150 for Prepare subscribers, and £250 for Explore subscribers. Payment will only be taken once we have confirmed your place with Tech UK.

Join us

We’ve now launched our new Santander Navigator tiering structure, which has changed the way you register for events. All of our events can now be accessed through our free Explore subscription package, where you can register for this and future events, as well as access exclusive insights and a number of other exciting features.

To register your interest for this event, please click the relevant button below to register or, for new subscribers, register your details and a member of the Santander team will contact you to walk you through the sign-up process for your free Santander Navigator subscription. Once you’ve registered for the platform, make sure to register for the event itself in the ‘Events and activities’ tab. For further information about this event, please contact Monika Kemp.


Exclusive Santander Navigator offer for techUK members

techUK have an exclusive access offer for members to the Santander Navigator platform. Santander Navigator is a trade facilitation platform for UK tech and digital businesses trading across global markets. The platform will help your business identify potential growth opportunities and make connections with a global network of over 250 approved providers covering 40 global markets. These specialist providers will save you time and money by offering a range of solutions to enable you to identify and overcome the regulatory and compliance challenges within trading internationally.

As techUK members, you will get free access to the ‘Prepare’ subscription package on Santander Navigator, a saving of £1,800 on the standard cost for this level of subscription. This package will give you access to curated international trade insights, activities and a range of export related solutions. The ‘Prepare’ package includes tools such as:

  • Events & Training – Grow your skillset with training or connect with global opportunities through a series of webinars, or face-to-face meet the buyer/meet the expert type events
  • Business Insights – Stay on top of your markets with a range of tailored export insights.

Click here to signup, specifying ‘techUK’ when asked where you heard about Santander Navigator to get your exclusive access.


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