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Transforming Foundation Industries at Materials Research Exchange 2022 - a vision for 2050

Transforming Foundation Industries at Materials Research Exchange 2022 - a vision for 2050

At Materials Research Exchange 2022 (3rd-5th October), the Transforming Foundation Industries (TFI) Challenge will look at how the industries need to evolve to address the challenges and exploit the opportunities that lie ahead.

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Reimagining the UK design industry to boost sustainability and community innovation

Reimagining the UK design industry to boost sustainability and community innovation

Abi Hird recently met with Jo Barnard to discuss the new Design Declares initiative, and why sustainable design as well as responsible innovation is so important.

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Innovate UK KTN joins consortium running European Space Agency's accelerator for advanced materials

Innovate UK KTN joins consortium running European Space Agency's accelerator for advanced materials

Space exploration has always been a driver of technological and industrial innovation. Developing new products and services by taking advantage of the conditions offered by the Earth’s orbit opens new opportunities for finding technical solutions that respond to the industry challenges, while giving a powerful boost to a new economic sector of huge commercial potential.

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Net Zero Talk: Episode 1 - What are the challenges and opportunities?

Net Zero Talk: Episode 1 - What are the challenges and opportunities?

Innovate UK KTN’s Net Zero Talk podcast series is helping Local Authorities to explore, share and hear about the best practices to achieve Net-Zero for all Places.

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SPIE Photonex 2022 - the UK’s premier photonics exhibition

SPIE Photonex 2022 - the UK’s premier photonics exhibition

Taking place in Birmingham from 6-8 December 2022, SPIE Photonex is a leading photonics exhibition with product demos, industry presentations and technical workshops. This event will bring together 1,500 international engineers and scientists working to impact the areas of photonics, lasers, biophotonics, imaging, lasers, silicon photonics, optical technologies, vacuum components and instruments, and sensor satellite systems.

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Can innovation unlock the potential of seaweed in the UK?

Can innovation unlock the potential of seaweed in the UK?

In May 2022, Innovate UK KTN brought the UK seaweed industry together to discuss challenges and opportunities linked to seaweed and to drive collaboration and innovation in the sector. 294 people joined us online to hear from our excellent speakers including farmers, processors, academics and businesses.

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Innovation Alley companies powering the smart factory revolution

Innovation Alley companies powering the smart factory revolution

Meet 8 of the highly innovative businesses already signed up to exhibit at this year’s Made Smarter Innovation Alley – all boasting disruptive digital technologies, powering the smart factory revolution.

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Inclusive innovation 2022/23 FAQs

Diversity in all its forms matters; great ideas can come from anyone.

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Funding Opportunities

Inclusive Innovation Award 2022 to 2023

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for scale-up of existing work, or development of new work, on inclusive innovations.

Opens: 28/09/2022 Closes: 09/11/2022
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UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase 2022

09.00 - 16.00 | London/online

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