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100% funded R&D for SME’s looking for a photonics solution

… and not a complicated application process neither. All funded by the EU. Sounds to good to be true? But it is. The European Commission is very keen to support SMEs. When I recently...

Healthcare Photonics: Market advice and connecting across the supply chain in big demand

Have you ever thought or are you involved in developing products for the healthcare sector?  How is this working out for you and what is that would help you the most? We...

SBRI seeking pre-competion input on air accident investigation: locating the black box

We are looking for information that could feed into the scope of a planned SBRI call related to the Air Accident Investigation. We would be interested in any of the following: Your...

A busy autumn for those with designs on funding for lower emissions vehicles

Innovate UK will be opening two competitions next month relevant to low carbon vehicles, both to offer significant funding to encourage development of technologies with potential to further...

Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015 open for entries

Entries are now open for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015, the annual event celebrating entrepreneurship in the UK. This year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards, held in...

Connecting Research to Industry (R2i) 2015

Research to Industry Electronics Conference 2015

Detection Technologies for Border Security

Do you have a technology capable of detecting drugs, concealed weapons, currency, explosives, radioactive material or other contraband? As a major shipment and passenger hub, the EU handles...

Innovation documentary looking for "disrupters" in science, technology, engineering & design

A major Hollywood Studio feature documentary film directed by Emmy Award winning filmmakers is looking for the next generation of disrupters in science, technology, engineering & design. ...

Outputs from the consultation on the proposed Smart Sensing Catapult

Smart Sensing and Instrumentation was identified as one of four key themes for consideration in terms of forming a new Catapult Centre in the UK. A short briefing report was...

Persistent Surveillance from the air – updated details

Register now - £2.5 million funding available We’re less than a week from the KTN’s brokering event , which aims to support the UK Defence Solutions Centre SBRI funding call in...

Register Now: Home Office OSCT Science and Technology Programme, Briefing and Networking Day

The Home Office OSCT (Office for Security and Counter Terrorism) plans to run three calls for research proposals, seeking innovative approaches to countering Terrorism and Serious and Organised...

New Sensors & Instrumentation Magazine

Following on from the success of last years Sensors & Instrumentation Magazine, please find below a brief overview of what we have included in this new edition.   If you would...

£10m Defence Growth Partnership Innovation Challenge - KTN guide published

Background The £10 million Ministry of Defence (MOD)-funded ‘DGP Innovation Challenge’ was announced at the opening of DGP’s UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC) in March 2015.  ...

UK Electronic Systems R&D Survey

By completing a short industry survey on R&D barriers and opportunities, yo

Doing Business with Sensor City: Networking, Knowledge and Next Steps

The next Sensor City Business Engagement event is aimed at bringing together business professionals and academics with a vested interest in the development of sensor systems and technologies -...

Agile Immersive Mission Training

Funding is available through a new SBRI call. The Agile, immersive mission training competition is seeking proposals for techniques and solutions aimed at providing more cost-effective and...

Current state of innovation practices in UK companies - take part in the Innovate UK/ AHRC survey

‘Innovation’ is an important word. It is heavily used, sometimes abused and often subject to diverse interpretations. But fundamentally it is a powerful driver in determining companies’...

Nominate your candidate for the Millennium Technology Prize

Nominations are now open for the Millennium Technology Prize, Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The aims of the prize are to promote technological research and Finland as a...

Graphene Commercialisation Workshops

Coinciding with Graphene Week 2015, the Business Growth Hub is hold a series of free workshops looking at the commercialisation of graphene. On the 24th of June there will a workshop on the...

ISP42 - Internet of Things

#ISP42 The KTN held it's 42nd Intelligent Sensing Programme event in London on the 10th June 2015. The theme for the 42nd Intelligent Sensing Programme was the Internet of...
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EPIC discusses UK photonics industry support at Photonex

On 16 October 2013, Carlos Lee, Director General of the European Photonics Industry...

Electret Energy Harvester

The Electret Energy Harvester is new and exciting technology promoted by the Electret...

Energy Systems Catapult Consultation Workshops

  Energy Systems Catapult Consultation Workshops 20 / 21 and 26 November 2013 ...

Evaluation of the Future of Digital Health and the Role of Sensors

On 30th October 2013 in Bristol, ESP KTN in collaboration with the University of the...

UK Plastic Electronics Research Conference

Call for Papers UK Plastic Electronics Research Conference ...

New Activities under ESP KTN Environmental Monitoring Sub-Group

In an extension to the current remit and resources for this group, the areas of Environmental...

TSB Feasibility Studies for innovation in space.

The TSB has announced a call for proposals to fund feasibility studies for innovation from...

Next Meeting for Industry about Square Kilometre Array announced

March 14th in Manchester Industry engagement in SKA Pre-construction Phase   ...

Internet of Things £5M funding competition

If you are in a hurry - this is an overview:

Directory of UK Research Facilities - New Edition

A revised edition of the Research Facilities Directory has been uploaded onto the Research...

EFF: Materials KTN Industrial CASE Awards

  2011 Materials KTN Industrial CASE Awards   The Materials KTN has...

Energy Systems Catapult Consultation

The Technology Strategy Board has been tasked with setting up an Energy Systems Catapult...

Should we invest in science or engineering?

There has been a heated debate between engineers and scientists about where government funding...

Printed lasers can make your wallpaper "smart"

Scientists have printed lasers using standard inkjet printers - a move that may lead to a much...

Acquisition of Davin Optronics Ltd

The Board of Optronic Investments is pleased to announce the acquisition of Davin Optronics,...

Cambridge will be first city to get one of the new Maxwell Centres

Cambridge looks set to be the first city in the UK to get a multi-million pound...

TSB invests £200m in UK technology centre network

Taken from Perception: The newsletter for the Electronics, Sensors, Photonics KTN  ...

Chemical sensor market in US set to cross $6 billion in 2014

Demand for chemical sensors in the US is forecast to increase 8.6 percent annually to more...

TSB Funding for Technology Development in the Food Industry for 2011

The Technology Strategy Board announced, at their recent AgriFood Innovation event, that they...

STFC Innovations Partnership Scheme (IPS) Panel: Call for Nominations

  Nominations are sought for two individuals to join the IPS Panel in September...