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CivTech® Pilot Challenges

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...

New Innovation Deals to Reduce Barriers to Innovation and Boost Circular Economy

Innovation Deals , a new pilot scheme launched by the European Commission on 26 May 2016, aim to help innovators with promising solutions to environmental issues to navigate regulatory...

IET Sustainability Innovation Award

The IET Sustainability Innovation Award is open to any and all innovations in fields of engineering, science and technology that demonstrate a contribution to sustainability. Entries for...

Zero Waste Scotland: Circular Economy Investment Fund

Zero Waste Scotland is investing European Regional Development Funds to help small and medium businesses be resource efficient and create a more circular economy. Between 2016...

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...

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...

£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...

New Report: Innovation Opportunities from Industrial Waste

The UK waste sector (valued at over £11bn) is currently in the process of transitioning its offering to meet the new waste-to-resources paradigm.  A new Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)...

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...

Discussion on Waste Generation and Management

In an episode of the BBC World Service programme - The Forum - the guests discuss different aspects of waste generation and management around the world. Here is the synopsis of the programme...

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,...

Calling All Circular Economy Novices

Are you a business who has heard of circular economy but doesn’t know what it might mean for your business?  If so then read on as an upcoming KTN workshop could be for you.   ...

Maintaining Soil Health in the UK

In an article on the BBC News website Environmental Analyst, Roger Harrabin, reviews the first report on Soil Health produced by t he Commons Environmental Audit Committee. The report...

KTN's Professor Carolyn Roberts to Speak at Cross Disciplinary "Nature Based Solutions for a Low Carbon Wales" Event

KTN Specialist Professor Carolyn Roberts will be speaking at the cross-disciplinary 'Nature-Based Solutions for a Low Carbon Wales’ event at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, on 6 July...

Future Cities Programme for Sustainable City Development

The Royal Institution of British Architects (RIBA) have a longstanding programme on Future Cities, that is promoting architects’ inputs to sustainable city development. Cities all face the...

Next Call for Proposals of the LIFE Programme Launched in May

In 2016, there is more than €330 million available in funding through the EU's LIFE programme for the environment and climate action. The European Commission has launched a call for proposals...

Potassium and Palm Oil and Sustainable Development

An episodes of the BBC World Service Radio programme Elements provides information on the global supply chain and background on the importance of potassium in agriculture. Another BBC...

Innovate UK launch its first women only competition

The first women only Innovate UK competition launched on 01st June and is part of a new ‘infocus’ initiative to encourage diversity in innovation. Recent reports show that women are...

LIFE Programme for Climate Action - 2016 Call for Action Grants Launched

The 2016 Call for the LIFE Programme has opened to applications. The LIFE Climate Action sub-programme focuses on the following priority areas:   - LIFE Climate Change...

Accelerating the Journey to Scale

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund are looking for cutting-edge innovations that are ready to scale, and to help, they will be providing tailored technical support and funding of up to...
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Up to £19m funding: first of a kind deployment of innovation

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Infrastructure Systems competition event - Manchester

On Thursday 21st July InnovateUK and KTN hosted a competition brokerage event in Manchester to...

Pitch@Palace 6.0 applications now open

The Theme for Pitch@Palace 6.0 is Technology. Applications are encouraged from a broad...

Infrastructure Systems competition event - Bristol

On Tuesday 19th July InnovateUK and KTN hosted a competition brokerage event in Bristol to...

Infrastructure Systems competition event - Glasgow

On Thursday 7th July InnovateUK and KTN hosted a competition brokerage event in Glasgow to...