Posts Tagged ‘collaborative’

Royal Navy’s newest sub test fires torpedo using £50 million UK-made advanced Combat System

Comments Off | 03-3-2016

The firing tested the BAE Systems designed Common Combat System (CCS) on board, which functions as the digital ‘brain’ of the boat controlling its ‘eyes’, ‘ears’ and ‘nervous system’. Using the torpedo test, the cutting-edge system was able to interpret sonar readings, and then attack a moving target with a practice

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Government invests £350 million to create world-class public health labs in Harlow

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The investment will see part of Public Health England move from its existing ageing facilities at Porton Down into the new labs at Harlow, to continue their vital work in tackling some of the biggest issues in public health.
The new facilities, based on the site currently owned by GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), will create a leading centre

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Integrated transport innovation: apply now for business funding

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Innovate UK is to invest in collaborative R&D projects that will improve transport systems. These projects will enable seamless end-to-end journeys for both people and goods.
The concept of end-to-end journeys aims to expand the thinking around mobility as a service. It will do this by developing multi-modal travel options and a single point of access

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£7 million for new approaches to flexible manufacturing

Comments Off | 11-8-2014

If you’re a business looking for funding in the area of flexible manufacturing, Innovate UK is investing up to £7 million in a collaborative research and development competition. This is co-funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The aim of the competition is to encourage innovations that will enable UK manufacturers to react quickly and

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£5 million for agricultural innovation

Comments Off | 10-26-2014

This £5 million is part of the second round of funding to be distributed through the £70 million Agri-Tech Catalyst, announced as part of the UK Industrial Strategy for Agricultural Technologies in July 2013.
The Agri-Tech Catalyst is designed to support collaborative research between scientists and businesses to springboard projects from the lab to the market place.

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