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Semi-finalist Adaptive Cities Innovators Awards

We're happy that Vector Homes was announced as a semi-finalist at the Adaptive Cities Innovation Awards by Atlas Capital. Winning this award would unlock up to $250,000 from some of the largest climate tech investors around the globe.

Stay tuned!

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Construction Awards of Excellence 2024

We are thrilled that Vector Homes has been shortlisted for the prestigious Construction Awards of Excellence 2024, hosted by the National Federation of Builders. This nomination in the 'Innovation in Construction Technology' category recognises our commitment to employing cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions that enhance productivity, efficiency, and quality across our projects. 

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Construction News Awards 2024

We are proud to be a finalist at the Construction News Awards 2024 in two categories, Best Product Innovation and Best Use of Technology!

This finalist announcement fills us with special pride since the Construction News Award is known for being especially competitive.

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UK Startup Awards 2024

We're honoured that Vector Homes is a finalist in the North West regional UK StartUp Awards 2024, for both Construction & Building Services StartUp of the Year and Equity-Backed StartUp of the Year. This recognition highlights our dedication and innovative approach in the industry.

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IUK Smart Grant - Heat Flux Sensors

We led a winning consortia bid for a £340,000 2023 SMART grant from Innovate UK in partnership with Printed Electronics Ltd. and Tyrrell Building Technologies. This funding will be used to develop a first-of-its-kind thermal health monitoring technology. Leveraging novel printed thermoelectric sensors for continuous, seamless and accessible building fabric u-value measurement.

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IUK Investor Partnership Programme

In 2022, we secured a £200,000 project alongside GC Angels and Hornsearle Property Group to lower the carbon footprint in housing by redefining material design. Using recycled materials with advanced additives like graphene, we built a prototype house at Energy House 2.0, where we solidified our approach to building with our system and materials.

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ESPRC - Impact Acceleration Account

In 2022 we have been awarded a £30,000 grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council executed by the University of Manchester to fund equipment for our R&D efforts.

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Finalists at the Eli Harari Award

We have been finalist at the Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award 2022 which had a focus on sustainability in this years competition.

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Flying Starter Award

We have won a further £2,000 to further validate and test your assumptions of the market and begin the development of our business and products in 2021.

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UK Startup Awards 2024 Winner

We're extremely proud that Vector Homes won the North West regional UK StartUp Awards 2024 as the best Construction & Building Services StartUp.
 

We're now headed to the UK final at Ideas Fest. Stay tuned!

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Top 15 UK Startups to Watch 2024 

Vector Homes has been recognised by Sifted as one of the top UK startups to watch in 2024. Praised for our innovative approach to housing and sustainable construction, we are proud to be featured among leading companies driving technological advancement outside the capital. The article can be found here.

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Greater Manchester Rising Star of Business

Vector Homes has been named one of Greater Manchester Rising Stars of Business 2024. by BusinessCloud. The article can be found here.

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Housing Digital Innovation Awards

We are proud of our latest accolade: the Best Sustainability Innovation Award from the 2024 Housing Digital Innovation Awards. This recognition highlights our commitment to transforming the housing industry through sustainable innovation, emphasizing our dedication to creating eco-friendly, efficient living spaces for the future.

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Innovate UK REforMM 

In 2023 we have been able to secure over £300,000 from an Innovate UK REforMM (Resource efficiency for materials and manufacturing) grant with our partner Wool Insulation Wales. This funding will be used to develop high-density rigid EWI panels from sheep wool with excellent insulation properties.

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ERDF 

In a variety of grants and funded projects, we've been able to secure over £90,000 from the European Regional Development Fund to support the development of materials, processes and several technological novelties. 

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IUK Smart Grant - Material Design

Vector Homes won an Innovate UK Smart Grant worth  £270,000 in 2021 to fund an innovation project aimed at reducing the embodied carbon of residential construction through a new approach to materials design. We are working in partnership with significant supply chain partners including Primex Plastics

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Nick Sanders Kickstarter Award

We have won a £2,000 cash prize for our innovative and sustainable business idea and the further validation of it in 2020.

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