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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...

The deadline for expressions of interest to The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is 22nd June

The GCRF aims to  ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. BBSRC is leading this call, working  with ...

Innovate UK are Launching the infocus Awards for Women In Innovation

Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed. The infocus Awards will celebrate and reward women...

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...

Great Satellite Image of the Concentrated Solar Power Pant in South Africa

Planet Labs is an organisation that produces high quality satellite images of the Earth - here is an extract from their website: - "Founded in 2010 by a team of ex-NASA scientists, Planet...
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Dare to Solve: Roadworks Contest

Your chance to innovate This £10,000 Dare to Solve: Roadworks Contest seeks innovative...

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Do you have an innovative project idea which needs funding in order to develop?  Register...

NEW Infrastructure Systems Funding competition

Infrastructure forms the backbone for economic stability, growth, competitiveness and...

Industry invited to special reception at New Designers 2016

Industrialists and entrepreneurs interested in fresh ideas and expertise in design are invited...