14-15 May 2025
SEC, Glasgow

The Research & Innovation Zone

ETP is once again partnering with All-Energy to bring you the Research & Innovation Zone. Find out more about the exhibitors and speakers in the R&I Zone this year below.

What is the Research & Innovation Zone?

The Research & Innovation Zone at All-Energy, in partnership with ETP, is a dedicated space focused on energy related projects with a high level of academic and industry collaboration. The Zone celebrates the innovative ideas, products, and services that can be achieved when industry partners work with researchers at Scottish universities.

The Zone provides space for companies and universities to showcase their innovative projects, network with other like-minded organisations, and make connections for further projects, funding, and collaborations.

Where Can I Find the R&I Zone at All-Energy 2024?

The R&I Zone is situated at stand K70 in Hall 4 of the SEC Centre as part of the Innovation Zone. Featured in the space are:

  • The R&I Zone
  • Academic posters

Who is Exhibiting in the R&I Zone?

The R&I Zone is an exciting space packed full of innovative ideas. Below are the exhibitors you can see when you come visit us at All-Energy 2024.

Flexergy – Stand L75

Flexergy is a hydrogen technology developer currently working on an integrated suite of products for the compression, distribution, and storage of high-pressure hydrogen gas. The company aims to become a global manufacturer and licensor of groundbreaking solutions for green hydrogen product developers.

ERS – Stand L83

ERS is a specialist contaminated land site investigation and remediation contractor. They work with clients to develop and implement site-specific remediation solutions covering an array of complex problems, including those associated with brownfield land, derelict sites, and contaminated soil and groundwater.

Evolve Metals Ltd. – Stand L85

Evolve Metals is on a mission to build the UKs only copper refinery. Using their innovative closed-loop technology, they’re setting new industry standards for the sustainable production of copper worldwide.

Pentland Material Supply Ltd. – Stand L79

Pentland Material Supply designs, manufactures, and delivers high-quality precision products. Their work covers complex instrumentation assemblies, bespoke architectural metalwork, agricultural animal equipment, and specialist components for oil and energy costumers.

Orion Research Ltd. – Stand L87

Orion Research is a group of engineers committed to solving real world issues in the energy, construction, and agriculture sectors. As experts in product development, their work covers everything from analysis to real world testing.

University of the Highlands and Islands – Stand L77

UHI is an integrated university with locations across the Highlands and Islands. The university is built around two faculties, including the Faculty of Science, Health, and the Environment.

ETP – L71, L73

ETP is an independent partnership of 14 Scottish universities promoting increased levels of collaboration between universities and industry. ETP aims to deliver unparalleled R&I capability across a range of energy technologies to ensure that Scotland remains a globally competitive force in energy research and innovation.

Caldera Heat Batteries Ltd. – L81

Caldera is dedicated to making sustainable, zero-carbon heat accessible for industry. With their patented technology, Caldera is tackling an overlooked challenge in the climate crisis, industrial heat.

Who is Speaking in the R&I Zone?

On top of our exhibitors—most of whom will also be giving talks in the R&I Zone on one or both days at All-Energy—we also have a few companies speaking without exhibiting. These are as follows.

Bellrock Technology

Based in Glasgow, Bellrock Technology is an award-winning cloud software company. They work with businesses to help them do more with their data. Bellrock Technology work with companies across a wide range of sectors, including companies within the energy sector.


HVS brings together a specialist team of automotive engineers, physicists, and mechanics to create a zero-emission hydrogen electric HGV. The company aims to create a vehicle that meets the needs of operators and drivers to ensure that the HGV industry can thrive into the future.


The Scottish Hydrogen Innovation Network (SHINe) provides an overarching framework for Scotland’s portfolio of hydrogen innovation assets. It allows collaboration that helps to improve Scotland’s international hydrogen innovation reputation.

HY-5 Initiative and Groningen

The HY-5 Initiative joins five federal states in Northern Germany to form a green hydrogen initiative. It aims to make Northern Germany the strongest future region for green hydrogen. The HY-5 Initiative will be speaking alongside the Hydrogen Test Fields delegation from Groningen.

ETP PhD Students (University of Glasgow, Edinburgh Napier University, University of the Highlands and Islands)

ETP also has a number of our PhD students speaking in the Zone. All are completing their PhD with the sponsorship of an industry partner alongside a Scottish university.

Wednesday, 15th May 2024

Time Company; Presenter name(s) Presentation title(s)
11:00 - 11:30
ERS; Dr Thomas Aspray, Technical Manager
Investigation and Remediation of Renewable Energy Infrastructure Sites
11:35 - 11:50
ETP; Dr Liam McCarron, Business Development Manager
ETP Innovation Programme Support for Energy & Water, and Hydrogen
11:55 - 12:25
Pentland Materials; Szymon Szatkowski (ETP PhD Student)
Renewable Energy Device (Dolphin) a wave electrical generator
12:30 - 13:00
Bellrock Technology; David Bell, Product Manager
Opening up Innovation with Data. A case study with EDF
13:00 - 13:15
13:15 - 13:45
Flexergy; Paul Codd, CEO
More Bankable Projects and Faster First Hydrogen
13:50 - 14:20
Evolve Metals; Tom Anderson, Managing Director
Circular Economy Copper Production
14:25 - 14:55
HVS; Daniel Musenga-Grant, Head of Sustainability
Hope, Hydrogen and HGVs
15:00 - 15:15
ECR's, Researchers and PhD Students meet up
15:45 - 16:15
Caldera; James Macnaghten, CEO & Co-Founder
Decarbonising Industrial Heat

Thursday, 16th May 2024

Time Company; Presenter name(s) Presentation title(s)
10:40 - 11:10
UHI; Nicholas Petzinna, PhD Researcher
Novel technologies for environmental monitoring in the renewable energy sector
11:15 - 11:35
ETP; Natasha Madeira, Business Development Manager
ETP Innovation Programme Support for Energy & Water, and Hydrogen
11:40 - 12:10
SHINe; Tanja Groth, Director
Shining a light on the Scottish hydrogen innovation ecosystem
12:15 - 12:45
ERS; Dr Thomas Aspray, Technical Manager
Investigation and Remediation of Renewable Energy Infrastructure Sites
12:50 - 13:10
Edinburgh Napier University; Antoine Reguis, ETP PhD Student
Connecting non-domestic buildings to heat network.
Is your building low-temperature ready?
13:15 - 13:45
HY-5 and Groningen; Dr. ir. Jann-Jaap Auè, Director of
The Hydrogen Test Field Facilities from HY-5 and Groningen
EnTranCe; Centre of Expertise Energy, Mr. Marcel Koenis,
Business Development EnTranCe, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard
Schories, Head of Institute at the TTZ Bremerhaven, Dr. Simon
Kühner, Hydrogen business development, EC-project
consultant at Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems
13:45 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:20
University of Glasgow; Orestis Angelidis, ETP PhD Student
Unlocking the potential of 5th Generation District Heating and Cooling
Development and experimental validation of novel
hydraulic designs and control strategies
14:25 - 14:40
ECR's, Researchers and PhD Students meet up