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Geospatial

The world is powered by data; turning data into information helps us make decisions across all sectors of the economy. KTN hosts an innovation network (otherwise known as special interest group) 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 – like infrastructure, transport or health – to help them identify and overcome their geospatial data challenges and create opportunities to drive economic growth.

Sign up to the Innovation Network’s newsletter here to receive the latest news and updates, and join the conversation on Twitter and on our LinkedIn group.

‘The Power Of Place – A Sustainable Future With Geospatial Insights’ is a collaboration between 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. 

NEWS || The registrations are now open for the Space & Geospatial Virtual Pavilion for COP26, 1-11 November 2021! Organised by KTN in collaboration 30+ national and international partners, the 11-day Virtual Pavilion will explore the role of innovation, inclusive growth, and collaboration in supporting the climate emergency and meeting Net Zero targets, using the power of place. Click here to register today.

Our Geospatial Expert

Luca Budello

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Funding Opportunities

DASA Space to Innovate Campaign: Bravo Drop

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) campaign seeks proposals for novel and innovative future space technologies.

Opens: 13/09/2021 Closes: 09/11/2021

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Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022: Civil Security for Society - Cluster 3

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.

Opens: 09/08/2021 Closes: 23/11/2022

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Innovate UK Smart Grants: October 2021

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25million for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

Opens: 07/10/2021 Closes: 05/01/2022

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1st November

Space & Geospatial Virtual Pavilion

Meeting Net Zero with the power of place.

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News

23.09.2021

Save the date - KTN collaborating to tackle climate change through location intelligence

The relationship between geospatial data and Net Zero might not be immediately obvious for everyone, but it is becoming increasingly apparent that the power of place is key to fighting the looming climate disaster – allowing us to monitor, adapt and become resilient to climate change.

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19.04.2021

Horizon Europe Cluster 4: Digital, Industry and Space

Horizon Europe is the next European Funding Framework Programme following on from its predecessor Horizon 2020. It will run for seven years from 2021 to 2027. The total budget set for the programme is €95.5 billion. There are six Clusters under Pillar 2: Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness. Digital, Industry and Space is Cluster 4.

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