Industrial strategy challenge fund

The opportunity for innovative space applications

Satellite in space orbiting the Earth

The world’s most valuable resource The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data This recent observation by The Economist, has made me wonder if we, as a nation, are making sufficient use of all sources of data. …

What do we need for electric vehicles to be a success in the UK?

electric vehicle charging socket

The 2040 trajectory for electric vehicles (EV) With the recent government announcement to ban the sale of conventional internal combustion engine vehicles from 2040 the transport stage has now been set for significant disruptive change. 2040 is a long way …

Leading Edge Healthcare – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Building a world-class precision medicine industry

Today, Sir John Bell, Greg Clark and Jeremy Hunt announced that the Government, through its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), is launching the Leading Edge Healthcare Challenge – which includes a £146 million commitment over the next four years to support the development of technologies …

The Faraday Challenge – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

electric car charging

Future generations will be using vehicles, which have batteries as their primary source of energy.  They will be able to charge, travel, discharge to the grid and recharge at will.  There will need to be completely different business models developed around how …

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: developing robots for extreme and hazardous environments

Robotic hand machine tool at industrial manufacture factory

Are robots really on the rise and threatening to take over? Some people will have you believe that robots will replace huge numbers of traditional jobs currently done by humans over the next few decades. That we’ll effectively be made …