Welcome to Low Carbon SMEs

Low carbon SMEs is located at the heart of the vibrant and culturally diverse; Aston University (Aston Business School). We are co- financed by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund)

Aston University is ranked 29th in the world and 9th in the UK as one of the ‘most international universities in the world.’

We offer expert advice and grant support to help SMEs develop holistic energy efficiency solutions that lead to higher productivity and overall business success. The Programme is open to high-energy-using SMEs, in Birmingham and Solihull...

Our Services

Receive a free energy diagnostic evaluating your sites energy use and process efficiency; as well as a bespoke report and action plan produced by academics and industry experts

Buy in specialist expertise or equipment to deliver measurable benefits in the form of sustainable new products/processes to reduce energy and carbon emissions

Develop long term collaborations with highly qualified academics providing you with innovative solutions and supporting you on your journey to energy reduction and increased productivity

Access free support in the form of sector specific workshops to reduce energy costs and improve business performance


At Frederick Cooper we are committed to reducing our environmental footprint and as such we are always keen to explore new initiatives and technologies the SME Low Carbon Grant allowed us to do this.

We recommend using this scheme to reduce your carbon foot print during your manufacturing processes.

Frederick Cooper

Frederick Cooper

Environmental /Quality Manager

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