KTN-iX is launched with a challenge for ENGIE
KTN‚Äôs popular innovation eXchange site has returned with a challenge for energy and services company ENGIE.
The KTN-innovation eXchange (KTN-iX) is an online platform that promotes innovation transfer, matching industry challenges to companies, often from other sectors.¬† The first challenge to be published is for ENGIE.
The company is currently regenerating a former power plant site into a mixed residential and commercial new development. As part of the development there is a 400kV Substation on-site that cannot be moved or removed.¬† ENGIE is looking for innovative products and solutions that would assist with dealing with the visual and noise ‚Äúpollution‚Äù of sites and buildings such as the substation ‚Äì preferably in a combined way.¬† You can view a two-minute video summary of the challenge here.
Businesses who believe they can solve the problem can find out more and submit their response here.¬† The submissions will be assessed by KTN and ENGIE and the winner(s) will be given a commercial opportunity to develop their solution by ENGIE, with support from KTN and the wider Innovate UK network.
This challenge is likely to be of interest to a wide range of industry sectors including: Materials Chemistry; Creative and Digital; Agri-food; Transport; Infrastructure; Industrial Design; Biotechnology; Robotics; and Sensors and Advanced Imaging.
For more details about the KTN-iX and the ENGIE challenge, visit the KTN-iX pages here.