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Hethel Innovation is dedicated to supporting the growth and success of high performance engineering and manufacturing companies and individuals.

Hethel Innovation seeks to engineer change through challenging convention and works to build the knowledge economy.


  • Clean Tech eco-vehicle from Lotus made of sustainable materials

    The Eco Elise is a prime example of using Clean Tech composite materials. Located in East Anglia, Lotus Cars applies a holistic approach to going ‘green’. As well as reducing carbon emissions, Lotus also recognise the importance of using sustainable materials, cleaner manufacturing processes, and renewable energy sources for the development of Clean Tech products. … Read more…

  • Innovative Clean Tech East start-up Extremis Technology delivers shelters to Nepal victims

    Clean Tech East member, Extremis Technology, based at Hethel Engineering Centre near Wymondham, is poised to launch a crowdfunding campaign on the crowdcube.com platform to raise £100,000 of investment for its first production run. The funding will pay for 25 of the company’s Hush1 shelters to be built and shipped to the Dominican Republic. The … Read more…

  • Global Apollo Programme shoots for clean tech cost breakthrough

    A new global research programme has been launched to produce clean energy that is cheaper than coal power within the next 10 years. The Global Apollo Programme aims to deliver a co-ordinated global research and development effort to accelerate further the downward trend in the cost of solar energy and wind power, and investigate ways … Read more…