Against an overarching low carbon agenda, our mission is to support the development of UK innovation to deliver clean, accessible and secure energy & water systems through a digitally enabled construction sector and so provide smart, resilient and successful cities and communities.
Our current focus in this area
The Cross-Sector Battery Systems Innovation Network is a collaborative community of technology developers and end-users from multiple sectors.
Our focus is on transforming the construction industry by adopting modern methods of construction, and decarbonising.
The Decarbonising Ports & Harbours Innovation Network’s overarching objective is to raise the profile of the critical part ports and harbours need to play in Maritime transport’s transition to net zero by 2050 and accelerate this transition by giving clear direction.
What makes our modern lives relatively easy, interconnected and seamless is this seldom thought of, but very vital soft infrastructure – the electromagnetic spectrum.
The Hydrogen Innovation Network (formerly SIG) is creating a non-competitive advisory group to pool knowledge from existing hydrogen communities to validate views on the current challenges to enabling low-carbon hydrogen production at scale and cost.
Innovate UK KTN supports activities across the nuclear landscape including existing generation, new build and decommissioning and waste management. There are also strong links with the fusion energy community.
National Highways Hazard Protection on Roads Accelerator 2023
Opens: 08/11/2023 Closes: 31/12/2023
This programme delivered by Connected Places Catapult aims to stimulate innovation around the challenge of protecting road users in England from hazards.
Innovate UK Fast Start Net Zero Living Digital
Opens: 02/01/2024 Closes: 24/01/2024
UK registered small and micro businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop data driven digital applications solving challenges in delivering net zero.
Transport Decarbonisation Demonstrators
Opens: 27/11/2023 Closes: 08/01/2024
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2m to work with Local Authorities to develop place-based solutions to transport decarbonisation.
Related Events and Recordings
Fast Followers accelerate towards Net Zero
Innovate UK is funding 21 Local Authorities across the UK to accelerate progress towards hitting Net Zero targets.
Department for Transport and High Speed Rail partner launch 2023 First of a Kind Rail Competition
The Department for Transport (DfT) and High Speed Rail partner are launching a new Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to accelerate innovation in the UK rail sector and enable technologies to be readily and efficiently integrated into the railway system.