By Vijay.N 01/05/2017

Qbots gets selected for Exeter City Futures Accelerator

The Begining

Qbots technologies, a new start-up launched in manchester, UK has been selected to be part of the Exeter City Futures (ECF) accelerator program that is run by Exeter City Council and Oxygen House in Exeter, UK. ECF is one of its kind private sector led smart city initiative in UK

“Aiming to create an Energy Independent and Congestion free Exeter by 2025.”

6 start-ups have been selected from over 35 businesses passed the initial selection process from across the world. With some initial funding the 15 week program provides support in-terms of access to Exeter City Council, expert training & support in all areas of the business.

ECF aims to accelerate renewable energy adoption, local energy generation and explore alternate sources of energy. ECF takes a data centric approach to solving smart city problems, with Exeter City Council on the board, aims to make use of evidence based innovative approaches to drive future public sector investments.

We are  excited to be part of this program, as it would help us to shape our product offering, develop working relationships with Exeter city council and other businesses in the region. Qbots aims to secure its first project and develop a proof of concept (POC) of its product to showcase to potential clients and stakeholders by the end of the program.   

What is Qbots?

QBots provides intelligent energy storage solution with an automated building energy monitoring and management platform. QBots is looking to demonstrate its capabilities through a pilot project in Exeter and deliver benefits for ECC. This would include both the energy storage solution (QSTORE) and its platform (QBOTS). This project could contribute to ECC’s regional strategic plans for utilising smart energy storage and management systems.