The world is powered by data; turning data into information helps us make decisions across all sectors of the economy. Innovate UK KTN hosts an innovation network that focuses on connecting the data holders and data processors with the people that can benefit from the insight geospatial data can provide.
From the large imagery data sets provided by earth observation through to sensor data connected through the Internet of Things, the Geospatial Innovation Network convenes and connects people across sectors to help them identify and overcome their geospatial data challenges and create opportunities to drive economic growth.
NEW | The ‘Meeting Net Zero with the Power of Place’ publication explores the opportunities for location intelligence in the fight against climate change, and showcases the vast potential of inclusive growth, collaboration, system thinking and cultural change in dealing with global challenges. Click here to explore the interactive report.
NEW | ‘Geo for Earth Podcast Series’ – An on the go way to explore the role that location intelligence plays in helping us understand our planet and tackle climate change. Listen now.
‘The Power Of Place – A Sustainable Future With Geospatial Insights’ is a collaboration between Innovate UK KTN and Ordnance Survey where industry leaders and emerging thinkers reflect on the changing landscape of geospatial technology and its impact across sectors. Click here to download your copy.
Current Geospatial funding opportunities
High Altitude Intelligence: Cross Sector Innovation Challenge
Opens: 18/07/2022 Closes: 02/09/2022
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million for projects up to £2 million in size to develop payloads and solutions for data processing, evaluation and dissemination to complement ongoing High Altitude Pseudo Satellites. Your proposal must show utility in…
Knowledge Assets Grant Fund: Explore, Expand, Extend
Opens: 15/07/2022 Closes: 15/12/2022
UK public sector organisations can apply for a share of up to £2.9 million to better exploit high-potential intangible assets. This funding is from the Knowledge Asset Grant Fund programme and delivered by the Government Office for Technology Transfer.
Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022: Civil Security for Society - Cluster 3
Opens: 09/08/2021 Closes: 23/11/2022
Horizon Europe has a wide variety of open calls for civil security for society, with closing dates in September, October or November 2021, or February or November 2022. Some of these also include security, cyber security, AI, and/or infrastructure.
Geo for Earth Podcast Series now live
Listen to Geo for Earth podcast series to explore the critical role the location intelligence plays in understanding our planet and solving the climate change challenges.
Geo for Earth - Episode 4: Why is building resilience and adaptation essential to tackle global challenges?
In the fourth episode of the Geo for Earth podcast, we discuss the incredibly important role that data plays supporting resilience and adaptation to climate change, with the help of practical case studies from those deeply affected by it, and those providing solutions.