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Invitation to take part in an evaluation of the Low Impact Buildings Innovation Platform (LIB-IP)

Innovate UK is currently evaluating the impact achieved by investing public funds to support innovation within the building and construction sector, through the Low Impact Building...

Presentations now available from the "Assuring the performance of new homes: delivering what it says on the tin event"

Great interest and participation for the "Assuring the performance of new homes: delivering what it says on the tin event" held on Tuesday 21st June in Birmingham. The event was...

Opportunity to exhibit at Advanced Materials Innovation Showcase

Following the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) successful Materials Innovation Showcase at LCV 2015, there is another opportunity for innovative SMEs with advanced materials solutions for the...

Industry invited to special reception at New Designers 2016

Industrialists and entrepreneurs interested in fresh ideas and expertise in design are invited to attend a special industry event at the ‘Thursday Late’ as part of New Designers 2016. The...

Full Agenda and Exhibitors Announced for ISP44 - Rail Infrastructure Monitoring

Title: Intelligent Sensing Programme 44: Health, Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance in Rail Infrastructure. Date: 05 th  July 2016 Location: National Rail Museum, York ...

KTN at New Designers - Talks Programme Friday 8 July 2016

KTN at New Designers - Talks Programme Friday 8 July 2016 10.45am Design for Alzheimer’s and dementia - the inside story 800,000 people in the UK live with dementia, rising to 1...

SHIFT Awards 2016 open for entries: recognising outstanding sustainability projects and achievements in the housing sector

Sustainable housing awards to give boost to under-pressure sector  Social landlords, developers and the supply chain are being encouraged to celebrate sustainability achievements by...

Assuring the performance of new homes: delivering what it says on the tin

KTN, Sustainable Housing Action Partnership (SHAP) and the National Energy Foundation (NEF) are delighted to invite you to a half-day free to attend event on New Build Social Housing. The...

Women in Innovation: apply for infocus funding award

Innovate UK has up to £200,000 and a package of tailored support to award to businesswomen who have exciting ideas and the potential to become leaders in innovation and deliver significant...

Tell KTN what you think the biggest cyber security threats & challenges are for Energy & National Infrastructure?

As part of its work on constructing a technology roadmap for Cyber Security, KTN is seeking to gather opinions on the biggest cyber security threats and challenges facing the Energy &...

Hope to see you at the International Festival of Business 2016

Are you looking to meet partners that can facilitate innovation and its commercial realisation? If so then it might well be worth attending the International Festival for Business, announced by...

Final Reports and MHVR study published

The Final Reports from the BPE programme are now available on .gov.uk via the following Link ...

Bridging UK-Jiangsu Innovation Partnership Workshop

  Following a successful collaboration with the UK in the China-UK Newton Fund programme, the provincial Jiangsu Science & Technology Department (JSTD) is bringing a...

WEBINAR: Sustainable competitiveness through energy efficiency of buildings

UPDATE 2016.05.23: The final date/time of the webinar has been set for 2 June, at 15:00 CET. Participation is free of charge,  but prior registration is required. Please...

National reports on EPBD (Energy Performance Building Directive) implementation

The national/regional reports from the recently released Concerted Action EPBD Book  "2016 – Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country...

Register now for a Venturefest Scotland Feeder Event

Venturefest Scotland   returns to Glasgow Science Centre on 1 September 2016 to connect ambitious Scottish SMEs with entrepreneurs, academics, innovators and investors. Building on...

Innovation grants for business: apply for funding

You can apply for funding to test the feasibility of your idea, research and develop it and demonstrate it in a prototype.   Innovate UK funding competitions cover the following...

NEW Infrastructure Systems Funding competition

Infrastructure forms the backbone for economic stability, growth, competitiveness and productivity in modern society and is key for social wellbeing and environmental sustainability. Yet these...

Polymers and Composites in Construction

This is an exciting time for new development in UK construction. New business model, new ways of working and new products are at the core of a revolution that will see a digital led...

New report published - Care provision fit for a future climate: overheating in care settings

A new report "Care provision fit for a future climate: overheating in care settings" has been published by the funder, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, last week.    The...
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