Global business opportunities

Working with Shanghai and accessing the Chinese market

China smog and transport

We will shortly be announcing the results and successful projects funded through our Industrial Challenge Programmes between the UK and Shanghai. Besides two national competitions we have previously run with China’s central government, and one upcoming on anti-microbial resistance, we …

Business opportunities in the China's agri-tech sector

Hydroponics infrastructure for precision farming, China

The Internet of Pigs is a good mix of high-tech platform and Chinese humour, but its creators at Beijing-based company Nongxin claim it is the solution to the country’s food security challenges. Home to one of the world’s largest populations, …

Positively impacting Chile's mining sector with space-based technology

What's next for Space

The Satellite Applications Catapult has recently completed a project investigating how satellite technology can create a positive socio-economic impact on mining operations in Chile. A significant element of the Catapult’s remit is identifying and nurturing international relationships where the collaborative …

12 days of innovation – reflecting on Innovate UK’s 2016

12 days of Christmas

There are so many things to highlight in this, my final blog post of 2016, reflecting on a year in the life of Innovate UK. Here are just a few of my ‘best bits’ of the past year.