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09.08.2021

AgriFood funding opportunities as part of Horizon Europe

The new Horizon Europe funding calls are open to UK-based projects and include opportunities for AgriFood innovation.

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09.08.2021

Dr Wendy Minks, Creator of medical innovation Rhinamite, shares her coaching experience as part of the Women in Innovation programme

‘I can now appreciate that just as it would be unthinkable to send an elite athlete into a race without a coach, so many of us should be drawing upon coaching to optimise our performance and steer ourselves through our challenges.’

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06.08.2021

Innovate UK Immersive Technologies Global Expert Mission to South Korea

The Immersive Technologies Expert Mission travelled to South Korea in April 2021. KTN share the information and insights gathered during the delegation’s time there.

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04.08.2021

KTN launches new report on UK Catalysis: innovation opportunities for an enabling technology

Read about the UK’s catalyst market and the vital role catalysis innovation has in providing disruptive changes to the UK’s chemicals and pharmaceutical industries.

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04.08.2021

KTN nominated as finalist for environmental impact award in maritime

KTN has been recognised for our collaboration programmes Innovation Exchange (iX), which matches challenge holders with solution providers, and Innovation Networks, which convene the brightest minds to drive forward technology and innovation.

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03.08.2021

Rapidly find Innovative Solutions to Circular Economy Challenges in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

We are looking for Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa based companies wanting to find rapid innovative solutions to their industry challenges. Deadline to apply: 14 September 2021.

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02.08.2021

Crop diversification can help the agricultural sector become more productive and sustainable

A panel of experts from research, industry, government and start-ups discuss opportunities
and challenges related to crop diversification.

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29.07.2021

New report released on UK composites industry competitiveness and opportunities

BEIS, Innovate UK, High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) and Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) have produced a study of the UK market for fibre reinforced polymer composites (FRPs). This will be used by BEIS to inform future policymaking, and also by industrial companies and representative sector bodies to inform their wider communities.

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29.07.2021

How Manufacturing Made Smarter funding helped i4 Product Design succeed with their advanced technology project

Innovate UK Manufacturing Made Smarter funding has enabled the development of an AI-driven manufacturing cost estimator and digital supply chain technology.

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28.07.2021

Accessibility across all transport modes

The Department for Transport has announced a range of initiatives to support and enable confident travel for disabled people, linked to the National Disability Strategy. Disabled passengers will have better accessibility when using transport and a significant say in how they travel and how the future of transport is shaped.  The initiatives are welcomed by KTN’s Transport Team, who are acutely aware of the importance of accessibility across all modes of transport.

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