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22.02.2021

Farming Innovation Pathways - All you need to know about this new £12m funding competition for farm-focused innovations

The new £12m Farming Innovation Pathways funding competition is for collaborative feasibility studies and industrial research projects around improving food productivity and increasing resilience and sustainability in line with net zero ambitions.

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18.02.2021

GRIPS 2021: Global Research and Innovation in Plastics Sustainability - Keynote Speakers Unveiled

UKCPN & KTN announce keynote speakers, seminars and more for GRIPS 2021.

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18.02.2021

Made Smarter: The journey to digital manufacturing conference 2021​

Fast forward digitalisation: Discover what digital could do for you.​ The Made Smarter Conference taking place on 10 March 2021 is aimed at anyone working in the manufacturing and engineering sector.

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16.02.2021

Expert independent judging panel announced for £2m Innovation in Water Challenge

KTN’s Digital Manufacturing expert Nicole Ballantyne joins the Water Challenge panel to engender new collaborations to tackle industry challenges.

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16.02.2021

Scotland readies to showcase green AgriFood innovation at COP26

As Glasgow readies to play host to the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26) this November, Scotland will showcase how innovation is driving greater sustainability in the agrifood sector.

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12.02.2021

Consultation: Supporting the UK’s wireless future – Ofcom spectrum management strategy for the 2020s

This is a consultation on how Ofcom will manage use of the radio spectrum, and includes sections on supporting wireless innovation, licensing to fit local and national services and promoting spectrum sharing. Deadline for responses: 26th February.

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11.02.2021

Reflecting on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Reflecting on International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day to celebrate and to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls.

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10.02.2021

Cyber startups to showcase the innovative security solutions of tomorrow

The CyberASAP Demo Day on 18 February provides an opportunity to preview promising cybersecurity products and services, as the final 14 teams in this year’s Cyber Security Academic Accelerator Startup Programme (CyberASAP) pitch and demonstrate their Proofs of Concept.

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10.02.2021

Integration of novel aviation technologies could cut costs by up to 48% in the way we move people, goods and services - new report suggests

A report, commissioned by UKRI and the Future Flight Challenge, analysed six use-cases on their potential to boost the UK economy and deliver wider societal benefits.

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08.02.2021

Want to apply for a share of £800,000 to develop your cyber security idea?

Funding competition now open for Academics to join CyberASAP  – the unique pre-seed commercialisation programme. Deadline: 3rd March 2021.

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