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13.12.2021

Entrepreneurship is not a dirty word, says KETS Quantum Security co-founder

“We combine the power of quantum technologies with the scalability and practicality of integrated photonics to fix some of the biggest security problems facing some of the largest organisations on the planet” – Chris Erven, CyberASAP 2017 alumnus and co-founder of KETS Quantum Security.

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10.12.2021

Creating an accessible and inclusive future flight

Businesses lose approximately £2 billion per month by ignoring the needs of disabled people.

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10.12.2021

Global Research & Innovation in Plastics Sustainability (GRIPS) 2022

Global Research & Innovation in Plastics Sustainability (GRIPS) is back for 2022, organised by the UK Circular Plastics Network & Innovate UK KTN. Registration is open for delegates and exhibitors.

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08.12.2021

New KTN Global Alliance Innovation Exchange Challenges for Africa - now open!

KTN Global Alliance Africa is supporting companies to find innovative solutions to AgriFood challenges in Kenya and Circular Economy challenges in South Africa. Challenges include agricultural pest control, plastic reuse and refill, and electronic waste recycling. Apply by 28th January 2022.

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08.12.2021

British Airways will fly on the first UK produced sustainable aviation fuel

British Airways and Phillips 66 Limited have signed a multi-year sustainable aviation fuel supply agreement to power the equivalent of 700 net zero CO2 emission flights between London and New York on its fuel-efficient Boeing 787 aircraft, offering a saving of almost 100,000 tonnes lifecycle CO2 emissions.

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02.12.2021

Breathe Battery Technologies receives £1.5m investment following the Faraday Battery Challenge Investment Readiness Programme

Breathe Battery Technologies, an advanced battery management software developer based in London, received £1.5m investment led by Speedinvest. This comes as a direct outcome of Breathe’s participation in the Investment Readiness Programme run jointly in 2021 by the Faraday Battery Challenge and Innovate UK KTN.

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01.12.2021

Highlights from the Eldoret Innovation Action Plan Launch Event

On November 17, 2021, Innovate UK KTN Global Alliance Africa announced the launch of its Eldoret Innovation Action Plan, designed to support local and regional innovation in Eldoret and part of its pilot Place-Based Innovation programme in Kenya.

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30.11.2021

CyberASAP Alumni Insights: “Open and transparent communication between team members and university is key to a successful spin-out”

We speak to Owen Lo for the next edition of the CyberASAP Alumni Series. Owen is the Co-Founder of Edinburgh Napier spin-out company MemCrypt, winners of the Leading Light Innovation Award at the Scottish Cyber Awards 2021.

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26.11.2021

Innovate UK KTN supports Scotland’s CAN DO Innovation Summit

Global experts will address Scotland’s CAN DO Innovation Summit: Wade Davis, Vice President of Inclusion Strategy for Product at Netflix; Gayemarie Brown, Forbes Top Female Futurist; and Kate Forbes MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, are among the keynote speakers.

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24.11.2021

Medicines Manufacturing Challenge EDI Survey

The Medicines Manufacturing Challenge is committed to supporting the wider industry on its equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) journey. Please fill out our survey to help us understand the characteristics of funded participants.

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