Priority theme: Advanced Materials
You can tap into the UK businesses that produce, process, fabricate and recycle materials, with an annual turnover of around ï¿½197bn, and become the next part of this lucrative supply chain.Discover materials on _connect >
Priority theme: Bioscience
Explore the significant opportunities Bioscience offers your business in the areas of characterisation and discovery tools, production and processing, and bioinformatics.Discover bioscience on _connect >
Priority theme: Built Environment
Bring your brain to the UK construction sector and help grow an economy that has an annual turnover of over ï¿½107bn and employs approximately two million people.Discover built environment on _connect >
Priority theme: Resource Efficiency
We all have a part to play in sustainability and your business is no exception. Use _connect to uncover how you can contribute and profit at the forefront of the sustainable economy.Discover resource efficiency on _connect >
Priority theme: Digital Services
Work with the companies on _connect creating new value from digital information, content and services. The internet economy in the UK is set to account for 10% of GDP by 2016.Discover digital services on _connect >
Priority theme: Electronics, Sensors & Photonics
8,000+ companies are involved in designing and manufacturing these products which underpin activities in healthcare, energy, transport, environmental sustainability, and construction.Discover electronics, sensors & photonics on _connect >
Priority theme: Energy
The 'trilemma' of energy security, affordability and sustainability continues to gain momentum - your innovation has a key part to play in this industry's period of transitionDiscover energy on _connect >
Priority theme: Food Supply
The UK's food supply chain is worth ï¿½84.7bn pa and employs more than 3.5 million people, with recognised centres of excellence across the agrifood supply chain - what part can you play?Discover food supply on _connect >
Priority theme: Healthcare
Meet the people who are meeting the challenge of creating more efficient and effective healthcare in the areas of prevention and management, detection and diagnosis, and treatments for disease.Discover healthcare on _connect >
Priority theme: High Value Manufacturing
Manufacturing contributes ï¿½6.7tr to the global economy and the UK is in the world's top ten - knowledge transfer plays a key part in that and needs your input to grow even further.Discover manufacturing on _connect >
Priority theme: ICT
More than 116,000 companies with revenues totalling more than ï¿½137bn make up the UK's ICT sector. _connect is home to many of the high flyers, and the door is open for you to join them...Discover ICT on _connect >
Priority theme: Space
Discover the potential for application and use of space technologies in your supply chain - opportunities exist in areas such as transport, agriculture and ICT.Discover space on _connect >
"Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology."Harvard Business School
_connect is an initiative from the UK's Technology Strategy Board with the singular aim of making open innovation happen.
The networks on _connect are home to some of UK Industry's brightest minds, and they are waiting to collaborate on their next exciting projects.
Join _connect and see what open innovation can do for your business.
The Materials Community aims to bring together the materials supply chain to accelerate innovation, improve global competitiveness and sustainability.
Connecting the spectrum of activities across the Space Innovation and Growth Strategy with existing communities, to foster a space community spanning government, industry and academia
Creating a competitive advantage for the UK by facilitating knowledge exchange on Information and Communications Technologies and accelerating innovation.
Seeking both to improve the flow of knowledge between the UK’s civil and defence and security communities and to identify new opportunities for technology exploitation
11:00 until 16:00As previewed by Innovate UK in its 2016/2017 Delivery Plan, a second Connected and Autonomous...
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All DayThis 5th edition of SpaceTech is organised by the Science & Technology Facilities Council in collaboration with the UK Space Agency and European Space Agency and aims to bridge the gap between...
09:30 until 15:30SpaceTech 2016 aims to help businesses from all industries innovate through the use of space technologies to create new products and services. This 5th edition of SpaceTech is organised by the...
17:30 until 19:00Do join our debate chaired by Will Hutton, author of 'How Good We Can Be', on The Future with AI: Will it be good for us? Our panel of thought leaders includes: Charles Collis -- Head of Robotics...
All DayPrinciples of engineering and physics have been applied to oncology for nearly 50 years. Engineers and physical scientists have made contributions to all aspects of cancer biology, from...
All DayThe 2016 Summer School will be held in St Andrews, 25 June-1 July 2016 and is run by the Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics. The Applied Photonics summer school is aimed at early...
Jun 25 / 09:00 until Jun 28 / 18:009th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics will be held on Sunday 26 and Monday 27 June 2016 at the Royal Geographical Society, London. The theme for this year's Symposium is New Challenges and...
Jun 26 / 09:00 until Jun 29 / 17:00The 6th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts provides direct interaction for attending delegates, with scientific and technical leaders in this field. Emphasis will...
All DayWhether you are chemist, chemical engineer, QA or safety specialist, your aims when scaling up your process are often the same: • Achieving greater process efficiency, yield and throughput. •...
Jun 27 / 09:00 until Jul 01 / 17:00119th European Study Group with Industry June 27th to July 1st 2016, Porto, Portugal The 119th European Study Group with Industry will take place from June 27th to July 1st in Portugal, at the...
Jun 27 / 09:00 until Jun 30 / 17:00We are pleased to announce the Workshop "At the Frontiers of Quantitative Finance", which will take place at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (www.icms.org.uk) in Edinburgh, from...