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Sensors

Sensor technologies create measurements and convert them into digital data. This data can then be analysed to inform decision making. What’s being measured could be chemical, bological, physical, mechanical or any other quantities such as chemicals, proteins, weight, dimensions and more.

Sensor and sensor systems are essential technologies for detections, monitoring, measuring, diagnosis, and other measurement works to be carried out. They are used by many sectors such as manufacturing, energy, environment pollution, medical diagnostics, life-science studies and more.

The KTN Enabling Technologies team supports organisations and individuals who are developing an innovative project that includes sensor technology. We can help connect you with organisations and funding that can fast-track your project. We can also connect you to experts, researchers and other businesses that have the expertise you’re looking for.

We work with  innovators, researchers, industrialists and business leaders. They come from varied sectors like manufacturing, energy, transport, agriculture, life sciences, environment and healthcare.

Our team has a deep expertise covering topics including detection, measurement, sensors, monitoring, analytical, analysis, assays, diagnostics, testing, characterisation, smart technologies, IoT, biophonics, spectroscopy, optoelectronics, metrology and calibration.

Our Sensors Expert

Liqun Yang

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Funding Opportunities

KTN-iX challenge: Digital Tools for the Built Environment

Through this iX challenge, EQUANS, part of the ENGIE Group, is looking for SME’s with innovative tools for the built environment who are interested in corporate strategic investment, with innovations across energy, mobility and infrastructure that enable smarter and greener places. Alongside technical innovations, EQUANS is interested in educational tools that help to promote behavioural change in communities, supporting democratisation in achieving decarbonisation.

Opens: 06/07/2021 Closes: 30/09/2021

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Royal Society Long Industry Fellowships October 2021

This long-standing scheme enables the mobility of talented scientists and engineers from industry and academia in order to move between the sectors. These secondments support the researcher’s development, foster exchange of knowledge, stimulate longer-term collaborations, and establish personal, scientific and corporate links between sectors. Up to 2 years FTE.

Opens: 06/09/2021 Closes: 05/10/2021

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Royal Society Short Industry Fellowships Nov 2021

This scheme, part of the Royal Society’s Industry programme, enables scientists employed in industry or academia and/or their postdoctoral researcher to have shorter more dynamic engagements between academia and industry, working on a mutually beneficial and collaborative project.

Opens: 06/09/2021 Closes: 01/11/2021

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Recorded: 11th May

ISP51 - Sensing in Energy System: Emerging Sensing Technologies

The focus will be on novel and emerging sensing technologies currently under development for the power industry. Three industry speakers will share their latest sensing research, followed by a panel discussion and a pitch session.

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News

29.12.2020

Low-Cost Air Quality Monitoring Technology paves the way for effectively mapping out pollution in the air we breathe

To better support business innovation development in this sector, KTN organised two webinars on air quality sensing themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and partnership collaborations.

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23.12.2020

Sensing Technology Driving the Development of Precision Medicine and Digital Healthcare

ISP50 brought together relevant communities, sensor technology providers, technology developers and innovators working in AI to facilitate knowledge sharing, stimulate new ideas generation and develop new collaborations.

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