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Driverless cars boost with £100m funding in Budget

Britain’s race to lead the world in driverless cars has been given a major boost with UK Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement of a funding increase to develop the technology in last week’s...

Plan to transform digital health of UK high streets by 2020

A five-year strategy to “reinvigorate” UK high streets with digital schemes was unveiled by industry leaders last week.    The Digital High Street Advisory Board proposes to...

PraxisUnico & RCUK Impact Awards open for entries!

PraxisUnico and RCUK are working together to celebrate the achievements of Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) professionals.   The awards recognise the important...

MWC 2015 shatters previous records

With almost 100,000 visitors from 200 countries, last week’s 2015 Mobile World Congress (MWC) set another new record for the mobile industry’s premier event.    More than...

MWC 2015: spinning off an IoT Solutions Congress

The Internet of Things (IoT) was expected to be a hot topic at this year’s Mobile World Congress, and it now looks to be developing into a dedicated event. An IoT Solutions Congress, is in the...

Systems Security, the KTN welcomes a new member of the ICT Team

Dr. Siraj Ahmed Shaikh has recently joined the KTN's ICT team. He brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise and is already working on a plan. So, read on to find out for more about...

Looking to a 5G future

The UK took the first significant step toward 5G mobile rollout last month when Ofcom, the telecoms regulator, began to deliberate where it should fit on the airwaves. At next month’s Mobile...

Innovate UK update on UX

Jonathan Mitchener, National Contact Point for ICT at Innovate UK has been sharing with our colleagues in the Digital and Creative team his thoughts on the next funding opportunity in User...

New emergency services network promises big savings

Intense competition between the bidders for contracts to run the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) could mean significant savings for the taxpayer, says the Home Office.   The...

Nominees announced for 20th Global Mobile Awards

Mobile operators association the GSMA have announced the nominees for the 2015 Global Mobile Awards, which are this year celebrating 20 years of achievement and innovation across the mobile...

Manufacturing firms offered £1 million to testbed ideas for managing innovation

Manufacturing employers, of all sizes, have a chance to bid for funding worth up £150,000 each to test ideas for how to better manage the process of innovation. Manufacturers are being...

Microelectronics iNet Assistance to SMEs

As you may know, the Microelectronics iNet project supports small and medium-sized innovative companies across the South West through direct funding, practical support, advice, local and sector...

Strengthening the KTN's Identity

Just under a year ago the decision was made to bring 14 Knowledge Transfer Networks into a single, unified organisation.  Our ambition was simple: to create a Knowledge Transfer Network...

Finalists announced for UK's best mobile health app award

The 12 shortlisted companies for the UK's best mobile health app award, revealed on Friday, will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas, technologies and innovative products in the...

Sensors in Medicine 2015

The final program for the annual Sensors in Medicine 2015 conference has been confirmed. The KTN is exhibiting at the event and there will be a presentation by the Sensors and Instrumentation...

UK’s Digital Marketplace aims for the clouds

The UK government’s new cloud procurement portal, the Digital Marketplace , aims to deliver “a simpler way to buy and sell digital services in the public sector.”   Using the...

Maximising the value of Technology Enabled Care

A new resource for UK health industry professionals, helping them to gain maximum value from what have been dubbed “Technology Enabled Care Services” - or TECS - was published by the NHS last...

Privacy and security top mHealth’s challenges

A major European consultation on the uptake of mobile health care (mHealth) in the EU has placed the need for effective privacy and security tools at the top of the list of challenges which...

New Competition from Innovation Martlesham in association with BT and Suffolk County Council

Innovators are being invited to enter their actual or potential products that best demonstrate the benefits of technology to resolve specific issues county councils throughout the UK have in the...

Waking up to the cyber security challenge

Their timing was spot on. On Monday, just as President Obama was outlining plans to strengthen cyber security in the US, the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the US military command were hacked...
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Horizon 2020: the next steps

Horizon 2020, the EU’s funding program for research and innovation for the next six years,...

HPC in H2020

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Wayra launches new call for digital startups

Wayra, Telefonica’s innovation accelerator, has announced a new call to find digital...