Writing a funding application, but don't know where to start?
If you're thinking of applying to the #InnovateUKSmart Grant, @KTNUK has put together their top tips:
Good Application Guide: http://ow.ly/uf5I50FCe8h
Link to grant opportunity: http://ow.ly/p76E50FCe8k
For #NetZeroWeek2021, @UKRI_News have collated a council-wide collection of funded case studies, highlighting the role of research & innovation in reducing UK carbon emissions.
Look out for #InnovateUKFunded projects:
@innovateuk #NetZero #Sustainable
"It's exciting just to be part of the industry that tries to make energy production and living on earth more sustainable in the future." - Meet Niklas Meyn, a wind turbine structural engineer at @ActBlade and star of this week's #101Jobs.
#NetZeroWeek @InnovateUK @ORECatapult
James Taplin @innovateuk walks us through his top advice on how businesses in the innovation space can sell their #NetZero projects to local government:
Over 9k people in the UK are diagnosed with oesophageal cancer annually.
Thanks to an #InnovateUKFunded project - A sponge-on-a-string cancer test - early symptoms can be detected. The cytosponge is now being rolled out across Scotland.
#NetZeroWeek2021 project highlight # 5 is Biophilica.
With their #SustainableInnovationFund, they're developing Treekind™ – a leather alternative made from park waste that is:
- Recyclable & compostable
- Estimated CO2 negative
4 UK startups have been chosen by @DigiCatapult to develop MVPs for leading manufacturers - Molding & accelerating UK technology #innovation into industry.
This is part of the @UKRI_News funded #MadeSmarter Technology Accelerator programme:
As part of the #MadeSmarter Technology Accelerator, Digital Catapult has today announced the 4 game changing startups set to help #manufacturing leaders thrive in the fourth industrial revolution with their minimum viable products 🦾👨💻
Learn more here: http://ow.ly/QyiB50FAs0J
What are your views on the importance of relatable role models in businesses?
@innovateuk are teaming up with @fsb_policy - to understand how future business leaders can be better supported.
Share your thoughts in this short survey:
With the launch of the new BEIS innovation strategy, Indro Mukerjee - CEO @innovateuk has provided a statement, linked below:
Read more on the @beisgovuk Innovation Strategy & its commitment to fortifying the UK as a world leader in the research & #innovation landscape.
Hear from CEO - Indro Mukerjee on @innovateuk's role in the delivery of this strategy ⬇️
Government Innovation Strategy will transform lives and livelihoods
UKRI welcomes the government’s ambitious Innovation Strategy and its commitment to strengthening the UK’s posi...
Newly appointed CEO for @innovateuk - Indro Mukerjee, supports the BEIS innovation strategy with the following response.
Read more on what the strategy will address:
Introducing Sunswap as our 4th #InnovateUKFunded project for #NetZeroWeek2021.
Their innovative team are decarbonising the #ColdChain by developing next-generation, zero-emission transport #refrigeration technology:
Did you know we're on Instagram?
Check out our profile - @WeAreInnovateUK for featured projects, highlights, and insights into what we do.
Posting about an #InnovateUKFunded project on instagram? We'd love to celebrate company news with you, so please tag us in your updates.
🥦Reducing CO2 emissions
🍓Boosting the economy
Just some of the many benefits that the Growing #Kent & Medway project is bringing to the local area.
Full story: https://youtu.be/OLj5dcktE-I
#StrengthInPlaces #SIPF #InvestingForImpact #NetZero @NIABEMR @UKRI_News
To meet UK #NetZero targets by 2050, significant adjustments need to be made in the #construction industry.
Find out how ZED PODs have developed #LowCarbon buildings that already meet these objectives.
Take a look at the @UKRI_News article:
Did you know 30% of carbon emissions from shipping are from voyages near home? ⛴️🏠
But new hydrofoil ferries in #Belfast are helping towards #NetZero & creating jobs, backed by our #StrengthInPlaces Fund.
#SIPF #InvestingForImpact @ArtemisTechLtd
Calling all early career researchers:
Be part of the #ECRForumUKRI to connect with your peers and have your say on what matters to you.
Applying to join the forum is simple - find out how:
@UKRI_News @innovateuk #EarlyCareer #EarlyCareerResearchers
#NetZeroWeek2021 project # 3
@FutureForestCo are on a #ClimateChange mission to de-carbonise the atmosphere.
Their @innovateuk funding developed BioChar – Transforming forestry waste into a stable carbon form, that’s trapped in the ground – not the air:
Spot Mike Pitts - Deputy Challenge Director for Transforming Construction @innovateuk in this @UKRI_News video & article, talking on the subject of #DigitalTwinning, & how this can help us build more climate friendly buildings:
This #InnovateUKFunded project between @MedDiscCat and ChiefAI will utilise AI to industry advantage, resolving previous issues, reducing development times & saving billions of pounds in R&D.
Read how in the article below 👇
🗞️NEWS - No code, no problem! We have launched, with http://ow.ly/KfUF50FzvV1 the first no-code, pay as you go, #AI platform for drug discovery – offering greater access to AI and data in drug discovery, diagnostics and clinical trials.
Read more ⤵️
How can we make the right energy system decisions for net zero?
Watch Sam Hampton from the ESO project in this week’s Voices from the #EnergyRevolution clip.
Sign up for @UKRI_News smart local energy system updates: http://www.ukri.org/energyrevolution
@ESOxford #ISCF #InvestingforImpact
Hear from James Taplin @innovateuk in his 3rd #InnovateBlog for #NetZeroWeek2021.
'...We need to generate desirable #NetZero solutions that encourage behaviour change, & we need rapid mass-market uptake of them.'
Read Net zero: doing well by doing good: https://www.ukri.org/blog/net-zero-doing-well-by-doing-good/
#NetZeroWeek2021 project highlight # 2 is @Sphericstech - 'The cloud-based sustainability intelligence platform'
Their #InnovateUKFunded solution allows #SMEs to measure & mitigate their environmental impact - inspiring greener #business decisions
Now open for applications!
@innovateuk's #HealthyAgeing Challenge is funding organisations in their pursuit to develop #innovation to support our ageing population.
Find out more about the opportunity & how to apply:
Social ventures invited to apply for healthy ageing product funding
A competition to support social enterprises in developing products and services that tackle some of the impacts of ageing has been launched.
#Belfast based start-up - @bebornmaverick are developing an #innovative solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from prawn farming.
They’re creating a #vegan alternative from seaweed which measures up in taste & texture.
On the theme of #NetZero2021 awareness week, James Taplin - Innovation Lead @innovateuk asks...
...What can local authorities do to bring in essential #NetZero innovation from the private sector?
Read what he has to say in this #InnovateBlog series: http://ow.ly/IrE750FyIZc
With low-carbon energy demands rising globally, @RichardDeakin - Challenge Director for the #ISCF Low Cost Nuclear Challenge @innovateuk shares his thoughts on a UK nuclear solution to #NetZero.
Read the #NetZeroWeek2021 article:
Our #InnovateBlog page has a brand new location!
You can now find our latest blog posts on the new UKRI site:
Whether browsing as a business or consumer, there are plenty of resources on the #NetZeroWeek2021 website.
From webinars & workshops, to articles on minimising your carbon footprint, @netzeroweek prioritises accessibility to inform awareness: https://netzeroweek.com/#/
Last day to register! 19 July | 10am - 4pm
This ‘Cyber-physical fabric summit’ hosted by @RAEngNews will explore the potential of federated digital twins & cyber-physical infrastructure on a national scale.
Register for free in advance:
🚨 Last change to register 🚨
Join this @KTNUK webinar to explore how Smart Local Energy Systems have the potential to facilitate an easier transition to #NetZero.
📅 Mon 19 - Thurs 22 July
#EnergyRevolution #NetZeroWeek2021 #InvestingforImpact
Let's celebrate #NetZeroWeek2021! 🌎💚
In the next week, we're going to be highlighting some #InnovateUKFunded projects, which were borne out of a passion to #innovate our transition to a #NetZero world.
Keep a look out for these fantastic companies in the coming days.
Today marks the start of #NetZeroWeek2021 from 17th -23rd July.
With #ClimateChange action at the front of our thoughts in the lead up to #COP26, the UK's National awareness week for all things #NetZero is perfectly timed.
Check in with 'what's on': https://netzeroweek.com/
James Taplin from @innovateuk poses the question...
...How can innovative companies get better at selling #NetZero solutions to local government? 🤔
Read his thoughts in this new #InnovateBlog - Bridging the innovation gap:
🆕The new #InnovateBlog page is live 🤩 you can now find us here: https://www.ukri.org/councils/Innovate%20UK/blog/
Spread the word! 📢
@KTNUK @UKRI_News @Catapult_UK #InnovateUKEdge
Following his chair of the launch of ILC’s ‘Work for Tomorrow’ competition, @UKRI_News's Healthy Ageing Challenge Director, George MacGinnis’ latest #blog focuses on innovating for an ageing workforce.
#HealthyAgeing #Innovation #Workforce
Join @KTNUK on 20th July at 5pm for the Young Innovators Awards 2021/22 application workshop. The Awards are a @innovateuk & @PrincesTrust partnership for 18 to 30 year olds looking to receive a £5k boost & mentoring for their innovative business idea.
Let's Talk About...What I wish I’d known #womeninnovate
Chaired by Sallee Poinsette-Nash founder of the award-winning @brandableandco this episode will offer practical advice on getting your business off the ground. @SalleeSpeaks
Register now: https://eur.cvent.me/4BlYK
#InnovateUKFunded @CHAPAgriTech take us through how their systems are improving vertical farming technology, bringing salad leaves to restaurant tables more #sustainably. #agriculture #agritech
Ebb & Flood 🌱💧
This system is used in our research to develop new techniques that make vertical farming more diverse, sustainable & low cost
Trays are filled with nutrient solution with an electrical pump on a timer before being drained ⌛
The @innovateuk Data Visualisation tool provides an overview on how funding has been distributed in the UK, by year, sector & region, with links to some #InnovateUKFunded case studies.
Innovate UK EDGE Pitchfest equips robotics firm @AntobotUK to win £1m+ investment a huge step forward for #AI & tech solutions for #agriculture:
#InnovateUKEDGE @KTN_RAI @KTN_Agrifood @UKRI_News #PitchFest
Catch Nick Cliffe - Deputy Challenge Director for #SmartSustainablePlasticPackaging @innovateuk speaking at this year's Interplas event.
📅 28-30 September 2021
🗺️📍 NEC, Birmingham
Find out more & register here:
#plastics #PlasticPackaging @moriati23
Learn about the #FutureFlightChallenge & how your academic expertise can help the creation of a new #aviation system, plus how you can get involved in the next phase of this Challenge.
Join @UKRI_News at 2pm on Tuesday 27th July 🔽
Helen Sweeney @innovateuk talks through the €8.95b allocated from #HorizonEurope funding for 'Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture & Environment projects.
Read up on cluster 6 with the #InnovateBlog below:
@UKRI_News #Funding #Agriculture
This @KTN_Global UK & India webinar will deliver a #GlobalExpertMission to better understand the #SustainableFashion landscape in #India.
When: 3 August | 09:30 - 12:15 BST / 14:00 - 16:45 IST
@UKRI_India @innovateuk @tradegovuk @tradegovukIND
You might have heard about the #FutureFlight challenge run by @innovateuk for @UKRI_News.
...But what actually is it? Watch the video to find out 👇
Read up further on the future flight challenge: http://ow.ly/KYm650FuR7n
Voices from the #EnergyRevolution…Clear communication in local energy projects is not an optional extra, says Charlotte Hewes of Local Energy Oxfordshire.
Sign up for @UKRI_News smart local energy system updates: http://www.ukri.org/energyrevolution
@Project_LEO #ISCF #InvestingforImpact
Join the Royal Academy of Engineering for their Cyber-physical fabric summit
19 July | 10am - 4pm
This #webinar will pull stakeholders together to explore the potential of digital twins & cyber-physical infrastructure
With an estimated €75b needed globally to mobilise #ClimateChange prevention, find out how #HorizonEurope Funding will invest towards this.
Catch up on the #InnovateBlog by Louise Mothersole & Helen Fairclough: http://ow.ly/brel50FtO3B
@UKRI_News #COP26 #Funding
Project MIMRee from @ORECatapult presents its final report.
When? 15 July - 10am-12pm
🤖 Supported by the #RobotsForASaferWorld challenge, MIMRee aimed to build a fully autonomous robotic inspect-&-repair system for offshore #WindFarms.
MIMRee Reports: Journey to Fully Autonomous Offshore Wind Farm Operations
MIMRee, one of the UK’s most ambitious robotics projects, reports on progress towards fully autonomous operations in extreme environments