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15.01.2021

Transforming Foundation Industries Early 2021 Activity

Take a look at some of the activities that will be going on in the early part of this year as part of the ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge.

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15.01.2021

Faraday Battery Challenge Investment Readiness Programme

Apply now for this four-month Programme. Just 25 SMEs in the electric vehicle battery sector will be accepted and the application deadline is 17:00, 4 February.

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13.01.2021

Collaborating and building community to support innovators who are Navigating the Design to Manufacture Journey

Innovators always need help on their journey to overcome key challenges and barriers. Our recently launched Navigating the Design to Manufacture Journey: A Guidebook can help circumnavigate some of those barriers.

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13.01.2021

Three NEW Urban KTN iX Challenges for India are now open!

Do you have an excellent project idea to keep people in public spaces safe during pandemics? Or perhaps an innovative solution to monitoring or improving air quality? Or an excellent way to reduce waste and improve circular economy in urban Indian cities? Then we’d love to hear from you.

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13.01.2021

Interested in the future of CyberSecurity? Preview the new at the CyberASAP Demo Day - Thursday 18th February.

Cyber Security presents a constant threat to businesses, governments and individuals. To tackle it, we need a continuous pipeline of innovative solutions, many of which are born in academic labs throughout the UK.

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12.01.2021

Young inventors working for a better world

From plastic alternatives derived from seaweed to socially-aware robotic companions for people living in care homes, the winners of this year’s Young Innovators’ Awards, announced today by Innovate UK and The Prince’s Trust, look set to tackle some of our biggest societal challenges.

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12.01.2021

First Scottish project for African AgriFood KTP develops environmentally friendly approach to fruit fly

UWS, Mount Kenya University and Kenya-based agricultural consultancy firm Farmtrack enter African AgriFood KTP.

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11.01.2021

A taste of the future – Trends in food and drink

The KTN AgriFood team supports researchers and businesses to drive innovation that meets evolving food and drink challenges. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of the trends emerging in food and drink. 

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11.01.2021

Shivani Lamba, Founder of Brightlobe, shares her coaching experience as part of the Women in Innovation Programme

This is where I felt I benefited the most: gaining an understanding that several of our questions come hand-in-hand with answers – if only we give ourselves the time and space to listen.

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11.01.2021

Working parents - looking at life through a more compassionate lens

It can be a tough gig being a working parent, especially given the additional challenges that Covid19 presents us with. Some recurring themes in my conversations with working parents include self-criticism, overwhelm, stress and meeting others’ needs, to name but a few. Viewing these themes through a more compassionate lens can be helpful.

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