The Transforming Food Production (TFP) Challenge was launched as part of the second wave of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). It is the only challenge that is focused on food and agriculture and £90 million over 4 years it is a ‘medium’ sized challenge.
It’s National Longevity Week this week (9-13 November) and it’s made me focus on a perennial problem; why are so few truly innovative products, services and business models designed to meet the needs of older people?
One vision of our industrial future will see fleets of autonomous vehicles transporting passengers and goods. Each vehicle will need to ‘see’ the world around it with perfect clarity and be connected to our next-generation communications networks with secure, real-time information transfer for location and navigation.
What is net zero? Well if you’re uncertain, you’re not alone.
In latest polling, a majority of UK people now say they have heard of it, but only 4% said they knew a lot about it...
It’s astonishing the difference nine months can make in business. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may well leave its mark on UK industry and innovation in a way no other crisis has before and will continue to do so for many years to come.
From dealing with lockdown conditions in March, to establishing safer ways of working now, different UK industries are adapting and innovating to build a completely new working world.
The Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge’s (DER) vision fully embraces the UKRI Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) mission to become a leader in ensuring ED&I becomes business as usual through succinct direction, embedded culture where everyone is valued and is given the opportunity to contribute.
It is lived, breathed, and felt through everything we do as a challenge.
Improving as we go Having trained as a physiotherapist, I have worked in the NHS over the last 10 years and I have seen first-hand the effects social inequalities can have on people’s health and wellbeing. My interracial marriage is …
Major projects funded through the through the Prospering from the Energy Revolution programme are demonstrating that data and digital solutions are vital components needed to deliver new markets and business models in our local energy systems. Utilising data enables us …
Three years ago we launched the £93 million Robots for a Safer World challenge, part of the first wave of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). The challenge was to develop safer and more productive technologies for working in extreme environments, in industries such as Nuclear Decommissioning, Offshore Wind Energy and Space.
Find out about the highlights and about some of the business-led fast-start grants to robotics projects responding directly to the Covid-19 crisis.
Here we have it then, it’s Recycle Week and what better way to show our support than by taking the covers off the first set of projects that the ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge is funding over the …