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UK and South Africa to collaborate on innovation projects across the water, energy, and food nexus
UK and South Africa to collaborate on innovation projects across the water, energy, and food nexus

In an exciting initiative to foster international collaboration and innovation called Scaling Out For Impact (SOFI-2), Innovate UK, in partnership with Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), recently hosted a partnership workshop in Limpopo, South Africa. A delegation of fourteen UK SMMEs travelled to Limpopo to participate in the workshop alongside a South African delegation of nineteen SMMEs.

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Project to detect hidden signs of osteoporosis gets Innovate UK funding
Project to detect hidden signs of osteoporosis gets Innovate UK funding

Naitive Technologies has secured funding from Innovate UK’s Advancing Precision Medicine programme to develop its technology which aims to find patients at risk of osteoporosis during routine, otherwise unrelated, hip or pelvis X-rays. 

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Driving sustainable change: Innovate UK's Circular Fashion Global Innovation Network
Driving sustainable change: Innovate UK's Circular Fashion Global Innovation Network

Innovate UK Global Alliance Africa hosted the UK-Nigeria Circular Fashion Global Innovation Network on 7 May 2024. The event represents a significant milestone in the project’s efforts to promote circular economy practices within the UK and Nigeria fashion industry. The Global Innovation Network aims to create a platform for knowledge exchange, innovation, and partnership, driving the development and adoption of sustainable fashion practices.

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CyberASAP Programme Year 8 kicks off with a record number of applications
CyberASAP Programme Year 8 kicks off with a record number of applications

The 8th year of CyberASAP has kicked off with over 60 applications – a record-breaking number so far.

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UKRI invest £8m into the Workforce Foresighting Hub
UKRI invest £8m into the Workforce Foresighting Hub

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, has announced an £8 million investment into the Workforce Foresighting Hub programme.

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UK-Kenya Health Global Innovation Network launches to address cancer challenges
UK-Kenya Health Global Innovation Network launches to address cancer challenges

In a groundbreaking convergence of minds, the UK-Kenya Health Global Innovation Network was officially launched on 13 March 2024 in Nairobi.

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Driving the Electric Revolution 2023 Annual Report
Driving the Electric Revolution 2023 Annual Report

The Driving the Electric Revolution Annual Report reflects on all the major achievements the Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge has achieved throughout 2023.

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Upcoming Horizon Europe AgriFood funding opportunities

Explore the collaborative Horizon Europe AgriFood competitions that can support your innovative projects.

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Opportunities

Women in Innovation Awards 2024/25

Women within UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £4m; each winner gets a £75k grant and bespoke business support.

Opens: 13/05/2024 Closes: 10/07/2024
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Women in Innovation: Application Support Sessions

11.00 - 13.00 GMT | Online

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