Global Alliance Innovation Exchange

Global Alliance Innovation Exchange is an Innovate UK KTN programme specially designed to help UK and international organisations search for game-changing solutions to innovation challenges. Through the programme, we support innovation transfer by matching industry or societal challenges to innovative companies from across a diverse range of sectors. Our success is built on our deep sector expertise, trusted independence and global network.

The power of cross-sector collaboration

Leveraging expertise across our diverse network, Global Alliance Innovation Exchange promotes innovation transfer, matching real industry challenges from large businesses or societal challenges from governments, to companies and innovators already working on potential solutions.

Our unique cross-sector approach taps into the power of collaboration providing technical solutions from other sectors. Our challenge owners are keen to evolve collaborative partnerships with UK and international companies and academics, fostering new and innovative approaches to sector and societal challenges.

Can you identify innovative solutions to significant and immediate global challenges? We’d love to hear from you!

Solving Global Challenges to Create Positive Change.

Identifying Solutions to Crop Damage Caused by Birds
This Innovation Exchange challenge, delivered by Innovate UK KTN through the Global Alliance Africa project, is supporting a large Agri-based Manufacturing Company with operations across Africa, which is looking for innovative solutions to prevent crop damage caused by migrating birds.
5 days left to apply
Affordable and Easy to Maintain Solutions for Sorghum Grain Threshing (and Other Grains)
This Innovation Exchange challenge, delivered by Innovate UK KTN through the Global Alliance Africa project, is supporting a large Agri-based Manufacturing Company with operations across Africa, looking for innovative solutions for grain threshing to reduce post-harvest wastage. Solutions need to be
5 days left to apply

Current Global Alliance Innovation Exchange funding opportunities

Energy Catalyst Round 9

Opens: 18/05/2022 Closes: 10/08/2022

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific regions.

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Affordable and Easy to Maintain Solutions for Sorghum Grain Threshing (and Other Grains)

Opens: 27/05/2022 Closes: 08/07/2022

This Innovation Exchange challenge, delivered by Innovate UK KTN through the Global Alliance Africa project, is supporting a large Agri-based Manufacturing Company with operations across Africa, looking for innovative solutions for grain threshing to reduce post-harvest wastage. Solutions need to be

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