Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

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).

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 …