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.

Automated hydrogen production and storage at Sky Blu logistics hub

This Innovation Exchange challenge, delivered by Innovate UK KTN, is supporting the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to identify solutions to innovation challenges. This current challenge relates to the need to replace the existing fossil fuel at the Sky Blu Logistics hub on Antarctica with hydrogen. BAS would like to explore novel systems that automate the production and storage of zero carbon hydrogen at Sky Blu.

Challenge closes: 01/04/2022

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Innovative ways to renew small bore underground lead water pipes

The Innovation Exchange is working alongside Affinity Water, who are acting as a representative leader for a cross-industry working group researching improved methods for lead pipe replacement, including: Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Anglian Water and Severn Trent Water. The working group is looking to engage with innovators to help develop revolutionary and evolutionary methods to improve the replacement of lead water pipes between the water main in the street and customers’ properties. Replacement of lead pipes would remove potential health issues attributed to lead contamination for customers and reduce operational costs for water companies.

Challenge Closes: 15/04/2022

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Kiln waste heat recovery for use in brick and tile dryers

This Innovation Exchange competition, delivered by Innovate UK KTN, is supporting Hinton Perry and Davenhill Ltd to identify solutions to their energy challenges. This current challenge is to capture the waste heat from their kilns and deliver it to their brick and tile dryers at their Dudley site, to largely eliminate the use of gas burners.

Challenge closes: 22/04/2022

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