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Sector News

Sector News

CaSE report: Building on Scientific Strength; The Next Decade of R&D Investment

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.

PraxisAuril and UKRI unveil the finalists for the 2019 KE Awards

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


Lab Innovations returns to the NEC on 30 & 31 October 2019


Workshop on Innovative Place-Based Triple Helix Approaches for Regional Development

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

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.

Paving the way to the new digital frontier

Since the beginning of the first industrial revolution, when pursuing the vision of great entrepreneurs like Isambard Kingdom Brunel, thousands of labourers created canals and railways across the country, connectivity has been key to the UK’s industrial strength.

Two hundred years later connectivity is still a critical factor, propelling UK – and indeed global – industrial growth.

£45 million boost for big data bioinformatics research to drive discovery

A £45 million boost to data and building infrastructure will support major advances in areas such as drug discovery, cancer genetics, regenerative medicine and crop disease prevention over the coming decades. 

Leeds flies flag for Science and Innovation by welcoming 2019 Business of Science Conference

The city of Leeds will play host to the annual Business of Science Conference for the first time this year, celebrating its progression as a UK leader in science and innovation.

Call for startup applications - Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator, run in partnership with Plug and Play, brings together startups and corporate industry leaders to work together, to solve critical safety and risk challenges in sectors like Energy, Marine and Shipping, Supply Chain and Food using digital technology.