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Meet the Industrial Strategy Challenge Director - Energy Revolution Challenge

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  What Industrial Strategy Challenge am I leading? I’m leading the Energy Revolution Challenge which aims to demonstrate innovative new ways of delivering cheaper, cleaner energy services to meet the needs of future consumers by intelligently joining up local energy …

Meet the Industrial Strategy Challenge Director - Transforming Construction

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What Industrial Strategy Challenge am I leading? I am the interim Challenge Director for Transforming Construction, which seeks to change the way we deliver the buildings the UK needs. We want to provide places to live and learn that are …

Transforming Australian cities with innovation

Innovation steadily replacing tradition Vibrant innovation ecosystems that bring together new, high-value businesses, researchers and related service providers are emerging across Australia and around the world. These places are attracting investors and workers, and generating much-needed economic growth which is …

Transport Genealogy

As a keen hobby genealogist, I have discovered ancestors of mine who were miners, agriculture labourers, watchmakers, silk winders and many other professions besides. That got me thinking about what future descendants will make of my job as an Innovation …

The challenge of creating a UK vehicle battery industry

Regulation on the emissions from internal combustion engines, actual and planned market disruption from Tesla (and Dyson, Google and others) and technological advances in electric powertrains and batteries are driving a surge of demand for electric vehicles (EVs).