Funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the START2ACT

programme aims to support young SMEs and startups to save energy and cut costs at their workplace.

START2ACT is an energyefficiency support programme for young SMEs and startups, funded by the 

European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme. The programme can help businesses to identify and 

implement low cost energy saving measures, to savemoney on energy bills and reduce environmental 


Businesses taking partin START2ACT will receive three visits from a Carbon Trust expert over thecourse of

a year, including:

  •  Identification and implementation of low cost energy savingopportunities
  • Support with understanding and managing energy
  • A training pack including top tips, easy-to-use templates,checklists and energy saving materials

How can a business sign up?

Email or registeryour interest here

Visit the Carbon Trust website to readmore about START2ACTand other support programmes.

*Young SMEs and startups aredefined as businesses that have been operating for under five years. 

Exceptionscan be made in some cases, if you have any questions about your eligibility  please