Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry MP has announced that Local Enterprise Partnerships in the North of England are set to form a new body to support the Government’s ambitions for the Northern Powerhouse.
The Chairs of each of the eleven Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) will sit on a newly formed, Government-funded board called the ‘NP11’.
Booking is now open for the S-Lab Conference to be held at the University of Bristol, 18 September 2018.
S-Lab's Conference partnership with UKSPA means that our members who own laboratory and innovation space can take advantage of their very low HE rates (£20) for their next Conference, at the University of Bristol on Sept 18.
UK Research and Innovation has up to £12 million to invest in projects that look at ways of applying artificial intelligence (AI) and data technologies to improve service industries, with a specific focus on accountancy, insurance and legal service sectors.
Applications are invited for 2 competitions, these are for:
Large scale collaborative projects addressing sector-wide challenges across supply chains or regulators
Applications are now open to the Royal Society of Chemistry's annual Emerging Technologies Competition.
This competition seeks to help chemistry related innovative technologies that are in small companies and universities across UK and Europe.
Applications close on 2 July 2018
Science Minister Sam Gyimah signs landmark agreements with Israel focussing on innovation, ageing and artificial intelligence
Science Minister announces the opening of a new call for applications for innovative approaches to improve healthy ageing across Israel and the UK
Minister Sam Gyimah delivered a speech on the 'importance of international collaboration to research excellence' at a reception co-hosted by Wellcome Trust and the UK Permanent Representative in Brussels.
Led by UK Research and Innovation, Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) is a new competitive funding scheme that takes a place-based approach to research and innovation funding, to support significant regional growth.
The Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland 2018 is open for stage 1 applicants with a closing date of 8 June. They are open to any tertiary education establishment - including all post-16 educational institutions such as colleges, universities and learning and skills institutions. Specific categories are also aimed at student applications and third party applications (such as catering suppliers, waste companies, transport providers, accommodation providers, architects etc. working or partnering with post-16 educational institutions).
UK businesses can team up with a university or research organisation and a graduate to work together on an innovation project.
Up to £40 million of funding is available for businesses to work with an academic or research organisation and graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, returns to the NEC, Birmingham, on 31 October & 1 November 2018. Free-to-attend and supported by some of the UK’s top scientific institutions, Lab Innovations is the nation’s largest gathering of laboratory professionals, growing year on year, with almost a third more attendees in 2017.