The world is powered by data; turning data into information helps us make decisions across all sectors of the economy. Innovate UK Business Connect hosts an innovation network that focuses on connecting the data holders and data processors with the people that can benefit from the insight geospatial data can provide.
From the large imagery data sets provided by earth observation through to sensor data connected through the Internet of Things, the Geospatial Innovation Network convenes and connects people across sectors to help them identify and overcome their geospatial data challenges and create opportunities to drive economic growth.
The ‘Meeting Net Zero with the Power of Place’ publication explores the opportunities for location intelligence in the fight against climate change, and showcases the vast potential of inclusive growth, collaboration, system thinking and cultural change in dealing with global challenges. Click here to explore the interactive report.
‘Geo for Earth Podcast Series’ – An on the go way to explore the role that location intelligence plays in helping us understand our planet and tackle climate change. Listen now.
‘The Power Of Place – A Sustainable Future With Geospatial Insights’ is a collaboration between Innovate UK Business Connect and Ordnance Survey where industry leaders and emerging thinkers reflect on the changing landscape of geospatial technology and its impact across sectors. Click here to download your copy.
Horizon Europe: Clean and competitive solutions for all transport modes
Opens: 07/12/2023 Closes: 18/04/2024
Research and innovation across all transport modes sought, for the EU to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and reduce air pollution by 2050
Space4Rail ESA open call
Opens: 01/11/2023 Closes: 31/12/2025
Funding to support the use of space-based assets to improve the European Rail system
Environmental Monitoring Innovation
Opens: 22/01/2024 Closes: 06/03/2024
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £5m for collaborative projects to develop innovative solutions in environmental monitoring.
Related Events and Recordings
Join Innovate UK KTN to Explore the Future of Earth Observation at Space-Comm Expo 2023
Discover the future of space for your business at Space-Comm Expo in Farnborough on 7th-8th June 2023, the UK’s largest event dedicated to the commercial aspects of space exploration.
From Space to Field: Using Earth Observation in AgriFood in the UK and Africa
Earth Observation (EO) – including satellite data and drone imaging – is used to support innovation across agriculture and food production, from monitoring weather conditions and improving in-field decision making to managing supply chains. African countries are now developing world-leading expertise in these space technologies.