Through our Innovation Network programme, we’ve united some of the best minds and greatest thinkers from across the UK in areas of innovation, development and new technologies.
Communities that help shape our shared future
Through our Innovation Network programme, we’ve united some of the best minds and greatest thinkers from across the UK in areas of innovation, development and new technologies. Together, they’re charged with finding answers to some of the world’s most significant challenges, to help introduce positive change and shape our collective future.
Why have we done this? Thought leadership is something the UK is renowned for around the globe. We’ve always been at the coalface of ideas and innovation. By pooling the expertise we have at our fingertips, we have the potential to positively affect the lives of people all over the world, as well as those on our doorstep.
And we’re doing this because we know communities like this are far greater than the sum of their parts. Specialist collaborations produce results that just wouldn’t be possible with people thinking and working in isolation. They share their deep understanding and expertise to come up with creative and practical ideas that help make considerable leaps in how we approach our shared problems.
And you could be part of it. If you’re working in a speciality that could help affect positive change, talk to us today, and we’ll help connect you with a like-minded community that want to change the world for the better.
Current KTN Innovation Networks:
AI for Services
Circular Economy Innovation Network
Decarbonising Ports and Harbours
Design Innovation Network
Net Zero Places
Innovative technologies for intracellular drug delivery
Opens: 09/01/2023 Closes: 22/02/2023
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £5m to support innovation in intracellular drug delivery formulations.
Biomedical Catalyst 2023 Round 1: Industry-led R&D
Opens: 04/01/2023 Closes: 01/03/2023
UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £25 million to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges.
Innovation Exchange challenge: Advancing Vehicle Operations in Ports with 5G
Opens: 17/01/2023 Closes: 20/02/2023
The Port of Tyne is looking to engage with innovators and innovative companies to help solve their challenge of accurately tracking the movement of assets using 5G.
Safety Tech Challenge: link sharing of Child Sexual Abuse Material
Opens: 07/02/2023 Closes: 15/03/2023
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £700,000 for projects that help protect children by identifying and disrupting the sharing of links to child sexual abuse material online.
Hydrogen storage and distribution supply chain: Collaborative R&D
Opens: 13/02/2023 Closes: 26/04/2023
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £4.35 million for CR&D projects related to hydrogen storage and distribution supply chain.
Net Zero Living: Fast Followers
Opens: 18/01/2023 Closes: 01/03/2023
Local authorities can apply for a share of up to £6 million to build skills and capabilities to accelerate local progress towards net zero.
Related Events and Recordings
HydroGenerally Podcast Series
The Hydrogen Economy Innovation Network is delighted to share with you: HydroGenerally – a podcast series that is giving a voice to explore the applications, opportunities and challenges of the hydrogen economy, in a series of 20-minute discussions led by Innovate UK KTN’s experts in Hydrogen, Steffan Eldred and Simon Buckley.
Geo for Earth Podcast Series now live
Listen to Geo for Earth podcast series to explore the critical role the location intelligence plays in understanding our planet and solving the climate change challenges.