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Could your Innovation have a Security Application? Funding Available for Great Ideas: Innovative Research Call 2016 for Explosives & Weapons Detection

  Could your Innovation have a Security Application? Funding for great ideas available through: Innovative Research Call 2016 for Explosives and Weapons Detection   The fourth iteration of this successful cross-Government research call is seeking innovation in all aspects of explosives and weapons detection. This research call is seeking...
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CivTech® Pilot Challenge

The CivTech ®  pilot offers an unprecedented opportunity to engage with the public sector in a meaningful, effective and productive way by solving a Challenge, building a product, and developing a relationship with a major public sector organisation. It's a chance to build a business, and do some good along the way.  Backed by the Scottish Government, it’s going to provide an...
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Bevan Health Technology Exemplars - Call for Applications

The Welsh Government, in partnership with the Bevan Commission’s Bevan Exemplars programme, is issuing a call to NHS Wales staff to apply to become Health Technology Exemplars.  The Health Technology Exemplars programme will provide funding and support for NHS Wales staff to work in partnership with industry to implement an innovative health technology (non drug) in their clinical...
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UK Chemical Company Directory Launched

UKTI in partnership with the Chemistry Growth Partnership have developed a directory of UK-based chemical manufacturers, a first version of which can be found  here . Below the Directory, there’s an option to export the company details to a PDF as well as add a new company. 
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The Future of CO2 Utilisation – Outcomes from the Closing SCOT Project

The Smart CO 2 Transformation (SCOT) Project team hosted around 150 delegates from across Europe at their closing Conference “ CO 2 Utilisation: Catalyst for the European Industrial Renaissance ” in Brussels on 29 June to share their vision for CO 2 utilisation.   Youssef Travaly (SCOT Project Director) kicked off the Conference with an introduction to the SCOT Vision...
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Catalysing Success for UK Chemicals at IFB2016 Session Content Now Available

The UKTI Chemicals Team along with colleagues from the Department for Business Innovation & Skills and Scottish Development International recently hosted a "Catalysing Success for UK Chemicals" event at the IFB2016 in Liverpool.  The event aim was to demonstrate how industry and Government are working in partnership for the benefit of the sector; with the event featuring senior...
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SBRI Funding Competition: Mobuoy Road Waste Remediation

Organisations can apply for funding of up to £60,000 to develop innovative new remediation methods for use at illegal waste sites. This aim of this competition is to stimulate the development of innovative remediation treatments for illegal waste sites. It is also to find ways of reducing the negative impact of these sites on the environment. This competition is part of the...
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£200m of innovation funding on offer– Ingenuity Knowledge Xchange Breakfast Event

Innovation is crucial for your businesses to compete and to help create and maintain your market lead. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents fresh opportunities for growing and innovative businesses like yours.   This breakfast event on Friday 15th July at the University of Nottingham will help you learn more about Innovate UK’s £200m of...
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Would you like to pitch your technology at St James's Palace?

Pitch@Palace seeks to support Entrepreneurs and ideas from across the United Kingdom. It was established by the Duke of York to provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their business ideas  in front of a global audience of influencers who can catapult it to the next level. Every Pitch@Palace is themed - Pitch@Palace 6.0, which will take place on 2nd November 2016,...
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New £15M Innovate UK R&D Competition is Open to all UK Companies

Innovate UK is investing up to £15M in innovative R&D projects through the first of its "Open" funding competitions. The competition is open to the best business-led ideas or concepts, which can be drawn from any technology, engineering or industrial area, including Innovate UK’s 4 priority sectors for growth ( Emerging and Enabling Technologies;  Health and Life...
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Nominations for the 2016 Deloitte Technology UK Fast 50 Awards are Now Being Accepted

The Deloitte Technology UK Fast 50 Awards are run by Deloitte. The awards programme originated in the USA in 1995 and expanded to the UK in 1998. The awards are targeted at technology companies that have demonstrated innovative strategies, sound management practices, drive and marketplace vision to achieve the status of high-growth leaders. The ranking is based on speed of growth...
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Innovate UK are Launching the infocus Awards for Women In Innovation

Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed. The infocus Awards will celebrate and reward women working across 4 key sectors - Materials & Manufacturing, Health & Life Sciences, Infrastructure Systems, Emerging & Enabling Technologies. Innovate UK has up to £200,000 and a package...
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Opportunity for Scottish Life Sciences Companies to Have Professional Photos Taken for Free

For the past 12 years Lewis Houghton, the official photographer for the life sciences dinner, has been contributing to the Science Photo library ( http://www.sciencephoto.com ).  He is currently looking for any Scottish Life Sciences companies that would benefit from him taking images for them that he can submit to the Science Photo Library - he would also supply the company...
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Automated Molecule Discovery Technology Cyclofluidic is Using CyclOps™, to Revolutionise Hit and Lead Optimisation

Cyclofluidic Ltd, based in biopark, Cambridge, have been developing rapid screening using flow chemistry developed in the labs of Prof Steve Ley at Cambridge University. The project began at Manchester University and with a lot of hard work and the help of Innovate UK funding and private investors has continued to grow. CyclOps™ connects flow chemistry, purification, screening and drug...
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Manufacturing and Materials Funding Call

Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovation projects in manufacturing and/or materials. These projects will focus on identified technical or commercial challenges. We will fund projects that aim to lead to increased UK SME productivity, competitiveness and growth.   Projects need to be led by a business and must involve at least one SME. They can be carried out by...
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BDC joins major food corporations in signing Wrap's ambitious Courtauld Commitment 2025

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BOC) has joined Wrap's Courtauld Commitment, an ambitious ten-year voluntary agreement that brings together organisations across the food system - from producer to consumer - to make food and drink production and consumption more sustainable.    "We are very pleased to have joined this exciting agreement, that has also been signed by...
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Photocentric Ltd Wins Best Development in 3D Printing Award at IDTechEx Show

The IDTechex event on emerging technologies took place in Berlin last week (27-28 th April). Encouraged to enter by KTN’s Rachael Rowlands-Jones, Photocentric was delighted to be presented the award for the Best Development in 3D Printing for its use of LCD screens and resins that cure in the visible light spectrum. Photocentric was formed in 2002 to develop and manufacture a...
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Novel Continuous Flow Membrane Reactor Enables Safe Oxidations

Catalytic aerobic oxidation reactions are attractive due to their atom economy, reduced waste and lower cost. However they are little used because they are challenging in terms of suitable catalyst availability and because of safety issues. A project funded under the EPSRC Manufacturing the Future theme set out to develop safe catalytic reactor technology alongside developing new...
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BIS seeks ideas for the upcoming National Innovation Plan

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has launched a Call for Ideas on Citizen Space to seek interesting views on how the UK should further develop its innovation framework and system. These ideas will help shape the National Innovation Plan, which is due to be published later this year. To read more and participate, please visit the  Citizen Space...
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Designing a European Innovation Council: A Call for Ideas

Positive steps have been taken in recent years to integrate an innovation component into EU programmes and policies, in particular Horizon 2020. However, the array of support mechanisms can be difficult to navigate, and lacks the flexibility and responsiveness that disruptive innovation requires. The Commission is therefore seeking the views of stakeholders via this online Call for...
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In the Spotlight: CCm Research Develops Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Process to Produce Value Added Materials

At KTN we like to profile companies we are helping to "innovate faster" and who are blazing a trail to commercialisation. One such company is CCm Research. CCm has developed technology that converts captured carbon dioxide into stable value-added materials with multiple uses across global priority sectors of food, agriculture, advanced materials & energy storage. Their...
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Innovate UK 2016/2017 Delivery Plan Released

Innovate UK is to invest £561 million in innovation over the next 12 months and take a more focused and efficient approach to supporting innovative UK companies.   The delivery plan for the year 2016 to 2017 includes: A new sector focus that is easier for industry, investors and government to work with. A five-point plan to underpin activity across these...
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Innovate UK family-Funding and Support available for 2016-17

Innovate UK family-Funding and Support available for 2016-17 April 22nd Park Royal Hotel, Stretton Rd, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4NS Presenter(s) Mike Pitts, Head of Urban Living and Built Environment, Innovate UK Ian Holmes, Horizon 2020 National Contact Point, Innovate UK Jonathan Abra, Knowledge Transfer Manager, KTN Ben Peace, Sustainability Lead, KTN ...
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Energy Catalyst Round 4 Now Open

DFID and EPSRC are funding this competition with a budget of up to £9 million. The aim is to speed up commercialisation of UK energy innovation. It will help deliver clean, affordable and resilient energy. DFID funding is for projects that are relevant to the needs of developing countries. The Energy Catalyst supports businesses and researchers from any sector. Proposals can focus on...
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Materials Chemistry UK - On the Road to Success

The UK’s productivity has declined in the past eight years, from a 60-year period of growth. This trend needs to be reversed if the UK is to grow its economy. One solution is to exploit the country’s strong knowledge base in chemistry and materials. Graphene and the recently discovered family of two-dimensional materials, from the University of Manchester, is just one example of world...
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New £15M Innovate UK R&D Competition is Open to all UK Companies

Innovate UK is investing up to £15M in innovative R&D projects through the first of its...

Are you an SME seeking an opportunity to secure a minimum €1 million investment. Read about EFIB PitchFest 2016 Now

EFIB PitchFest 2016 is a programme of investor-ready support for innovative SMEs seeking an...

CivTech® Pilot Challenge

The CivTech ®  pilot offers an unprecedented opportunity to engage with the public sector...