Innovate UK KTN Innovation Exchange - Challenge Round Up June 2022

Posted on: 28/06/2022

Are you looking for new business opportunities for your technology?
Do you have the radical technology needed by global players in rapidly growing sectors?

Find out what large innovation challenges these key players are facing and put forward disruptive solutions that your new and cutting edge technologies could deliver. Innovate UK KTN’s Innovation Exchange provides you with the opportunity to become directly linked to, or collaborate with, key industry stakeholders who are actively seeking the most innovative solutions to help them achieve their full potential.

Secure and Accessible EV Carports for Multi Storey Car Parks

This Innovation Exchange challenge competition, delivered by Innovate UK KTN, is supporting West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) and The Greater South East Net Zero Hub to deliver a project to modify/adapt/transform multi-storey car parks in Northamptonshire to be able to generate and distribute energy to electric vehicles while maintaining security and footprint.

Challenge closes: 21/07/2022

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Using Car Parks to create Sustainable Energy

The Innovation Exchange challenge competition, delivered by Innovate UK KTN, is supporting Surrey Heath Borough Council and The Greater South East Net Zero Hub to deliver a project to modify/adapt/transform multi-storey car parks in Camberley to be able to generate, store and trade energy within the locality. Surrey Heath Borough Council are looking for a partner/s able to suggest how to turn these car parks into generation/storage sites with the energy be utilised within the locality (car charging or business/facility use).

Challenge Closes: 21/07/2022

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Smarter Bolt Tightening Operations For Offshore Wind Turbines

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), the owner the Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to find solutions.

Challenge closes: 02/08/2022

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Heavy Lifting Solutions for Offshore Wind Farms

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), the owner the Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to deliver solutions for lifting heavy turbine components (600kg+) which reduce reliance on the use of jack-up vessels.

Challenge closes: 02/08/2022

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Remote Diagnostics and Digital Twins for Offshore Wind

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), with ownership in both Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to find solutions providing smart diagnostic tools for condition-based maintenance of offshore wind assets.

Challenge closes: 02/08/2022

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Automating Access Methods for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Offshore Wind Farm Components

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), the operator the Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to solve the challenge of automating any of its current non-destructive testing, to remove the need for technicians to work in unsafe environments.

Challenge closes: 02/08/2022

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Improved Operational Decision-Making Tools for Offshore Wind Farm Maintenance

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), the operator the Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to find a more advanced way of managing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on offshore windfarms.

Challenge closes: 02/08/2022

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Offshore Wind Farm Array Cable Monitoring

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), the operator of the Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to solve the challenge of monitoring health and predicting faults in offshore wind farm array cables.

Challenge closes: 02/08/2022

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Waste Heat Measurement In Hot Process Flue (Exhaust) Stacks

The Innovate UK KTN Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside a large UK company. This business is looking to engage innovators and innovative companies that can help them solve a significant challenge they are trying to overcome in relation to high-potential future projects. The Challenge Owner will engage with the suppliers of innovation to support development, if necessary, to better suit the application.

Challenge closes: 12/08/2022

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Healthy Ageing Innovation Accelerator Competition

The Innovation Exchange Program is working alongside Oxford Innovation Advice and the UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) to find innovative companies who are ambitious to grow their business. We seek innovators with new product or service ideas that can support us to stay healthy and active to help us to remain mobile and connected as we age. We will be providing free expert assistance to participants particularly focussing on the growing market opportunities in China.

Challenge closes: 28/08/2022

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iX challenge: Secure and Accessible EV Carports for Multi Storey Car Parks

Opens: 15/06/2022 Closes: 28/07/2022

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iX challenge: Using Car Parks to create Sustainable Energy

Opens: 15/06/2022 Closes: 28/07/2022

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iX Challenge: Smarter Bolt Tightening Operations For Offshore Wind Turbines

Opens: 17/06/2022 Closes: 02/08/2022

The challenge is to deliver a cost-effective alternative to traditional methods to checking and tightening bolts and a method to identify loss of tension or failure of a bolt or series of bolts. The method must be suitable for use at operational offshore wind farms,…

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iX Challenge: Heavy Lifting Solutions for Offshore Wind Farms

Opens: 17/06/2022 Closes: 02/08/2022

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), which wishes to engage innovators to deliver solutions for lifting heavy turbine components (600kg+) which reduce reliance on the use of jack-up vessels.

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iX Challenge: Remote Diagnostics and Digital Twins for Offshore Wind

Opens: 17/06/2022 Closes: 02/08/2022

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), with ownership in both Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to find solutions providing smart diagnostic tools for condition-based maintenance o

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iX Challenge: Automating Access Methods for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Offshore Wind Farm Components

Opens: 17/06/2022 Closes: 02/08/2022

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), who wish to engage innovators to solve the challenge of automating any of their current non-destructive testing, to remove the need for technicians to work in unsafe environments.

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iX Challenge: Improved Operational Decision-Making Tools for Offshore Wind Farm Maintenance

Opens: 17/06/2022 Closes: 02/08/2022

The Innovation Exchange programme is working alongside Scottish & Southern Electricity Renewables (SSER), the operator of the Beatrice and Greater Gabbard offshore wind sites. SSER wishes to engage innovators to find a more advanced way of managing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on offsho

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