Digital Twin Energy Grids

Watch the launch event webinar for a £1.2 million innovation competition for Cyber Resilience, Digitalisation and Data Interoperability in Energy Networks.

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11.00 - 12.30



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The UK energy sector is rapidly changing as energy generation, transmission and storage decarbonise. At the same time, demand for electricity is increasing for heat, transportation, and the compute power of AI. How can the future energy networks manage these challenges?

How can the future energy network manage these challenges? One solution is Digital Twins.

Innovate UK are launching a £1.2 million competition that will prepare the way for digital twins and improve cyber resilience in Energy Networks.

Cybersecurity, data science, smart energy and digital twin SME’s are encouraged to join us to discover this new opportunity – especially those from outside of the Energy supply chain.

Are you struggling with data interoperability and cybersecurity in the energy sector? Are you looking to test new technologies in IoT, OT and data integrity ? Are you developing data driven technologies for grid stability, dispatch, forecasting, balancing and Energy Smart Appliances?

Watch our launch webinar hosted by Innovate UK Business Connect to gain insights from guest experts from NCSC, DAFNI and more.

Click here to find out more about the available funding (closing 24 May).

Click here to register for a further briefing webinar from Innovate UK (10am, Thu 25 April).

About the event

UKRI has launched five Strategic Themes; an ambitious set of programmes that including the £75 million Building a Secure and Resilient World (BSRW) that will strengthen security and resilience across a range of social and economic areas at the heart of daily life.

As part of this programme Innovate UK is launching a new R&D competition to target areas of opportunity for businesses.

This event will help you to:

  • Learn about what Innovate is looking for and how to get support.
  • Hear from BSRW projects and how to connect with them.
  • Explore opportunities to build new relationships and find new customers.
  • Connect with industry experts, engage in an interactive Q&A session ahead of applying for the competition.

Who should attend?

This event is perfect for you if you are:

  • An SME with solutions for data, cybersecurity, digital twins, or operational technologies.
  • An energy infrastructure supplier across; hardware, software, cybersecurity and data integrity.
  • An academic researcher or collaborator.

Related Opportunities

Digital Twin Energy Grids

Opens: 22/04/2024 Closes: 24/05/2024

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.2m for collaborative projects that enable digital twins, data interoperability and cyber resilience in UK energy networks.

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