Industrial Maths

This team within KTN harnesses the power of mathematics to meet business needs and help a wide range of industries express problems in an accessible way. We also facilitate new partnerships with an extensive network of mathematical scientists and institutions across the UK.

We provide support by facilitating the access to academic researchers from across the country, signposting the relevant funding calls and initiatives and tailoring knowledge exchange mechanisms (such as study groups with industry) to rapidly triage potential challenges.

Given the pervasive nature of the mathematical sciences, we welcome any business or government department who has challenges which may be solved by mathematical sciences. These may relate to the access to support in optimisation, physical modelling, uncertainty quantification, operational research and statistics. Historically, we have supported organisations in the agri-food, high value manufacturing, energy systems sectors, but we are always keen to broaden these.

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Current Industrial Maths funding opportunities

Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition – Round 6

Opens: 20/09/2022 Closes: 09/11/2022

UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.

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Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP): 2022 to 2023 Round 4

Opens: 20/09/2022 Closes: 16/11/2022

UK registered academic institutions, RTOs or Catapults can apply for a share of up to £9 million to fund innovation projects with businesses or not for profits.

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Women in Innovation Awards 2022/23

Opens: 22/08/2022 Closes: 19/10/2022

Women with exciting, innovative ideas who will inspire others can apply for an award which includes a £50,000 grant and bespoke business support.

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HetSys Industry Day
Recorded: 12th September

HetSys Industry Day

Innovate UK KTN and the HetSys CDT are organising an Industry Day. The Industry Day event will take place in two stages. First we have an online event on 12th September, 1-4pm where an overview of the CDT and its research capabilities will take place.

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