Dragons' EcoDen

Innovation Pitch Series

Dragons' EcoDen Event #3 - Building Services

Thursday 15th October, 11:00-12:30

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), in collaboration with the ASBP Plastics in Construction Group, has launched an exciting new innovation pitch series.

Aimed at innovators, start-ups and manufacturers launching new product ranges, the purpose of the ‘Dragons’ Den’ style event programme is to identify innovative alternatives to conventional plastic building materials and packaging. The products can be at any stage of the innovation cycle from early development to market ready.

Please join us on Thursday 15th October, 11:00-12:30 for the third of our Dragons’ EcoDen®  pitch events, focused on alternatives to plastic building services products.

Meet our Dragons

Susannah Mcclintock is Investment Director at Sustainable Ventures. An experienced venture professional specialising in building and funding businesses from seed investment to expansion capital; specialist commercial expertise include team leadership and people management, relationship and project management which have been used to build, launch and finance a number of successful commercial initiatives.

Carl Taylor is a Director at Accord Housing. Accord is one of the largest housing and social care organisations in the Midlands, providing 13,000 affordable homes and health and social care to 80,000 people and employing nearly 4,000. As part of the CHARM Interreg project, Accord is aiming to become the first housing association in the UK to build virtually plastic free houses in its attempts to reduce the amount of plastic used during construction.

Carol Costello is one of three Practice Leaders at Cullinan Studio. Carol has have worked on some of the practice’s most notable buildings including the National Automotive Innovation Centre at University of Warwick, Royal Horticultural Society Hyde Hall Learning Centre, British Film Institute’s Master Film Store and Mediatheque at BFI Southbank.


Tickets are free but registration is essential.

How to get involved

To apply to take part in one of the Dragons’ EcoDen events, you must record a short video (max. 2 minutes) and complete an application form. Find out more here and download the application form and video brief below.

Further events in the series

There are a number of events in the series, each with a focus on different product types. Bookings for events in the autumn will open shortly.

Supported by the ASBP Plastics in Construction Group

Accord Housing
Aluminium Roofline Products
Berkeley Group
Flooring Manufacturers Sustainability Alliance
Lawton Tubes
Mueller Europe

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