Latest Innovation News
Secure Communications: Apply by 22nd August
Innovative Drug Discovery Processes: Competition: 25th June Seminar
Precision Timing Devices: Apply by 6th June
Wednesday 15 May 2013
The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) has launched an SBRI competition on behalf of the Futures and Innovation Domain in the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).
Further information:Precision Timing Devices: Apply by 6th June
15th May: Cardiff Event: Rail, Water, Power & Highways
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Costain is hosting an innovation / technology event at Cardiff University on the 15th May - their Blue Innovation Futures event - to provide an opportunity for innovators, entrepreneurs and businesses to present new market propositions, technology and services in the rail, water, power and highway sectors.
Further information:15th May: Cardiff Event: Rail, Water, Power & Highways
The Long-Term Care Revolution: Register by 5th June
Thursday 25 April 2013
The Technology Strategy Board is inviting applications for participation in "a revolutionary sandpit workshop in the autumn looking for novel thinking to blow apart conventional thinking about institutional long-term care."
Further information:The Long-Term Care Revolution: Register by 5th June
Digital Innovation Contest: Clinical Excellence - Apply by 5th June
11-12th June: EUROSME Conference
Doctor Know: A Knowledge Commons in Health
Wednesday 20 March 2013
A new report from Nesta which sets out the case for an information revolution in healthcare and explores the potential of a "knowledge commons" in health.
Further information:Doctor Know: A Knowledge Commons in Health
Digital Innovation Contest: Apply by 24th April
Thursday 14 March 2013
The IC tomorrow Digital Innovation Contest 2013 is offering seven businesses the opportunity to receive up to £25,000* each in funding to develop innovative commercial prototypes.
Further information:Digital Innovation Contest: Apply by 24th April
R&D for Innovative Robotic Solutions to Assist the Elderly - Register by 5th June
Innovative Firms wanted for a Research Study
Leadership Development for People Working in R&D - Apply by 100312
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Welsh Crucible is a programme of personal, professional and leadership development for highly promising research leaders of the future who are building their careers in Wales. It will bring together bright thinkers from different disciplines and sectors to find solutions to some of today's complex research challenges.
Further information:Leadership Development for People Working in R&D - Apply by 100312
Enhancing Manufacturing through Automation: By 6th March
Monday 21 January 2013
The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £7m in collaborative R&D to develop, enhance or improve automation systems and equipment, including the use of robotics – driving significant improvements in complex manufacturing processes, including those of food.
Further information:Enhancing Manufacturing through Automation: By 6th March
Rapid Diagnostics for Endemic Animal Diseases: by 6th March
Monday 21 January 2013
The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £2.5m in collaborative R&D projects to develop decentralised rapid diagnostics for the detection of endemic animal diseases and pathogens such as, but not only, liver fluke in livestock, equine herpes virus or white spot disease virus in farmed shrimp.
Further information:Rapid Diagnostics for Endemic Animal Diseases: by 6th March
Health SBRI Competitions (£5m Funding available) - Apply by 28th February
Monday 14 January 2013
The Department of Health has opened two new SBRI competitions with a total of £5million funding available to develop technologies and innovative solutions that can:
• Improve experience for people with mental health illnesses or
• Improve experience for people at the end of their life.
Further information:Health SBRI Competitions (£5m Funding available) - Apply by 28th February
21st February: Blinkx founder to speak at Cardiff Lecture
Innovate UK: View the Presentations
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Innovate UK is the UK's largest, multi-sector, networking event for business, academia and government.
Further information:Innovate UK: View the Presentations