Embedded Systems

An Embedded System is a computer system that plays a role within a larger mechanical or electrical system. Embedded systems control many devices we use everyday like vehicle engine management systems.  They are part of complete devices that often include hardware and mechanical parts.

Embedded Systems include innovations like Smart Systems that act autonomously by combining sensing, actuators and processing. The latest Embedded Systems can incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI) – these systems are called EdgeAI or AIoT.

The KTN Enabling Technologies team supports innovators, business leaders, CTO’s, engineers and system developers who are working on Smart Systems, SSI, AIoT, EdgeAI and microprocessors.

A key part of our work is to enable innovators to source, understand and utilise available technologies. We also help innovators discover and access funding, and to network and create collaborations to fast track ideas and opportunities.

If you’re involved in the management and implementation of AI based solutions – from developers to CTOs, watch our Implementing AI Webinar Series here.

It brought together technology suppliers and technology users, from both academia and industry, to work towards an understanding of the latest developments in the field, and to identify current and future opportunities.

Current Embedded Systems funding opportunities

iX Challenge: Automating Access Methods for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Offshore Wind Farm Components

Opens: 17/06/2022 Closes: 02/08/2022

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), who wish to engage innovators to solve the challenge of automating any of their current non-destructive testing, to remove the need for technicians to work in unsafe environments.

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Young Innovators Awards 2022/23

Opens: 13/06/2022 Closes: 27/07/2022

Young people (aged 18-30 by 27th July 2022) can apply for an award that will help turn their business idea into a reality – including a £5,000 grant, a two days a week living allowance, and tailored business support.

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AI at the Edge: Digital Industry
Recorded: 9th October

AI at the Edge: Digital Industry

This webinar will explore the potential impact of the addition of AI or Machine Learning to embedded solutions in the Digital Industry.

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