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  • Innovate UK is looking to invest up to £7.5 million in R&D projects and feasibility studies to develop data sets which can transform local services in towns and cities. The aim is to improve existing services, or to develop new ones by combining environmental, social or economic data with other information. Businesses and academia will work together on a specific...
  • The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has launched a £500,000 competition to develop a new generation of  ‘bomb-proof’ robots for the UK armed forces. The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) Highly Robust Ground Platform Competition seeks novel technologies to create “a small, simple, remote controlled sensor platform that can maintain capability...
  • The government has unveiled a new range of industry-accredited qualifications to help fill the one million vacancies expected in the digital sector over the next decade. New Degree Apprenticeships will allow young people to complete a full honours degree alongside their employment while paying no student fees and earning a wage throughout. New short courses,...
  • Equilume to accelerate global sales of its Equilume Light Mask to the Thoroughbred industry Equilume, the University College Dublin (UCD) equine technology spin-out company, today officially announced that it has secured €550,000 in seed funding. Equilume, which is based in Co. Kildare, has secured the funding from Enterprise Ireland and a number of angel investors...
  • The Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award has become synonymous with spotting the ‘next big thing’ in technology, having been established 45 years ago to identify outstanding innovation with proven commercial promise and tangible societal benefit. The very first award in 1969 recognised the extraordinary Rolls-Royce Pegasus engine, used in the iconic Harrier...