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15.06.2021

Portsmouth Naval Base Net Zero Carbon: the journey continues

Recognising the importance of 2021, the MOD published its Strategic Approach to Climate Change and Sustainability earlier this year.  Building on the substantial work already delivered, it recognises that demands are increasing and there is a need to broaden the approach and the benefits that result.

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14.06.2021

Thermal Energy Systems expert awarded MBE

Jenni McDonnell, Thermal Energy Systems Knowledge Transfer Manager at KTN, was awarded an MBE for her contributions to the Green Economy in the Queen’s birthday honours list this weekend.

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11.06.2021

KTN's Immerse UK launches the Immersive Tech: VC Investment Report

Immerse UK – the immersive tech membership group powered by KTN – has launched The ‘UK Immersive Tech: VC Investment Report’ in collaboration with HTC Vive. This landmark piece highlights 31 highly innovative, fast-growing immersive tech ventures that have already raised significant amounts of VC and Angel investment.

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10.06.2021

Future Flight newsletter Issue 2

Welcome to the second edition of the Future Flight newsletter. In this issue, we’re taking a closer look at two projects, Skyfarer and Airspace Integration for Drones, that are beating a path towards regulatory approval for drone deliveries of medical supplies to help in the fight against Covid-19. 

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10.06.2021

Breakthrough materials remove excess sound from your environment

Recently Bill Gates has invested in metamaterials. In this article, we look at the successful commercialisation of acoustic metamaterials and try to understand how we might move other metamaterials from the laboratory into commercial applications.

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10.06.2021

Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) helps develop tools to counter fake news and online misinformation

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership introduced by KTN between the University of Sheffield and disruptive UK tech company, Logically, looks to help users, platforms and organisations combat fake news, misinformation and problematic content through a diverse ecosystem of tools built by combining advanced AI and human intelligence.

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08.06.2021

What the livestock sector needs to make the most of change

In a year full of change, the British Animal Science Society (BSAS) held their first virtual conference, bringing the livestock sector together online and reaching across the globe to talk about “the Challenges of Change”.

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08.06.2021

£2.75m acquisition of CyberASAP startup demonstrates potential and importance of academic commercialisation

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc acquires Verifiable Credentials, provider of Identiproof™, boosting prospects for Covid-19 Status Certificates.

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07.06.2021

A guide for companies and universities interested in partnering with the U.S. in R&D

This report and guide addresses the changing US export control landscape and implications for UK entities. Produced by Holland & Knight, and commissioned by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

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07.06.2021

A transformative roadmap for neurotechnology in the UK

Innovation experts, KTN, publish a roadmap calling for multi-million pound investment to develop and commercialise ground-breaking treatments for disorders of the brain and nervous system.

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