£153 million Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund funding, alongside £205 million from industry, will support commercialisation of quantum technologies.
New quantum technologies have the potential to revolutionise a range of industries – from cyber security to defence and healthcare.
But as an emerging technology, research and innovation in quantum technologies requires continuing government support in order to maximise the industry’s potential in the UK.
Innovation Alliance Director, Pam Waddell, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to Innovation in the West Midlands.
Pam is the founding Director of the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands, a regional partnership working to stimulate science and technology-based innovation to improve prosperity and quality of life across the West Midlands.
Innovate UK has today published its Delivery Plan for 2019-2020, alongside the other Councils within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
The Innovate UK plan is framed by 5 strategic goals:
Tech companies across the globe have backed the UK with investment of more than £1.2 billion, the Prime Minister will announce today (Monday 10 June).
Speaking at London Tech Week, the Prime Minister will make a number of ambitious commitments that will ensure the UK remains the largest tech hub in Europe.
The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) has published it's new report - Building on Scientific Strength: The Next Decade of R&D Investment, on how the Government can stimulate a rise in the UK's research intensity.
The KE Awards are a new initiative organised by PraxisAuril to celebrate the contribution of KE professionals in enabling and facilitating the societal and economic impact of research. Sponsored by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a new body creating the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish, the KE Awards will recognise and celebrate the people behind the best KE achievements.
Lab Innovations returns to the NEC on 30 & 31 October 2019
Participants are invited to attend a workshop and join the discussion on:
Innovative Place-Based Triple Helix Approaches for Regional Development through Smart Specialisation Strategies
Date: 28th-29th June 2019
University of Kent apprenticeships centre gets Ofsted seal of approval
The University of Kent’s Centre for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships (CHDA) has been described as a ‘Good Provider’ of Higher Apprenticeships following its first full inspection by Ofsted.