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Levy proposed to fund super-fast broadband for the final 5%

The UK government is looking into how it can raise an estimated £500m to take super-fast broadband to the "final 5%,” who live in the country’s most remote and rural areas. The most popular...

Car hacks highlight automation vulnerabilities in vehicles

US researchers have demonstrated how to hack a Jeep Cherokee travelling at 70mph using only a phone and a laptop. Originally published in Wired magazine on Tuesday, the research demonstrates...

Funding and a chance to work with major players for virtual and augmented reality innovators

With Nokia planning to unveil its first major virtual reality product next week , Oculus expected to hit the market in 2016 and experts predicting an imminent impact in everyday life, it’s...

Boost for UK SME cybersecurity

The UK government has unveiled further measures to protect small and medium businesses from cyber attacks and ensure the country has the expertise to deal with increasing cyber threats. ...

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...

Help for early stage cybersecurity startups who want to ride the valuation surge

Increasing investment activity makes it an optimum time for young startups entering the cybersecurity sector. But the degree of knowledge necessary, particularly in the early stages of...

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...

BBC initiative to inspire a new generation of tech pioneers

The BBC today revealed plans for its Micro Bit - a pocket-sized, codeable computer to be given away free to every Year 7 (11-12-year-old) child in the UK.    The project is...

£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.  ...

Time is running out to apply for this years' DTG TV Innovation Awards

For the third year running the DTG are working with UKTI to hold their Innovation Awards, and are once more being supported by the KTN. The quality of applications has again been fantastic,...

Developer alert! What do people want from health apps?

Finally, a major, new, global survey has polled the general public to discover what exactly they they want and expect from health apps. The results were published last week in a new white...

Vote for the Information Age!

The Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum has been selected as one of the finalists to win Best Heritage Project in the National Lottery Awards. To win, it needs your...

Presentations from “Verification and validation for software systems with emergent behaviours”

Exploring the current industrial best practices in software development of systems with emergent behaviours was the purpose of a workshop, which took place in Reading earlier this month....

Lack of numeracy skills threatens UK’s Big Data hopes

A transformation in the UK’s approach to building numeracy, statistics and data analysis skills is called for if the country is to fulfil its potential as a world leader in ‘big data’, says a...

Verification and Validation for Software Systems with Emergent Behaviours

Presentations and delegate material from the workshop held on 11th June at Thales in Reading are now available via the links below.  Please get in touch if you have any questions. We...

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...

London: Europe’s start-up capital leads in diversity

Not only is London the European capital of start-up incubators but it’s now also seen as one of the most vibrant clusters in the world, with considerably more diversity than the US. A new...

Raising the bar on broadband

Ofcom, the UK broadband industry's watchdog, this week announced new rules to help subscribers quit their contracts if their speeds are too slow.   Under the new rules,...
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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

The KTN was pleased to support the National Contact Point for ICT with a recent event on the...

Wayra launches new call for digital startups

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