Transforming foundation industries challenge

Wednesday 14th September 2022
13:00  -  13:50 | FREE to attend, register now

Theatre :  Technology, Innovation and R&D 

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The Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge, part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is investing £66 million in a partnership with UK businesses to develop sustainable technologies that reduce the environmental impact of the Foundation Industries (Clean-tech for heavy industries).

This is to ensure that these sectors remain internationally competitive and are ready to meet the government commitment of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, has up to £8 million from the fund to invest in innovative research and development projects that address resource or energy efficiency of foundation industries.

The session will offer SMEs guidance as what support, tools and funding can be accessed across our network of partners.

Ajay Kapadia, Knowledge Transfer Manager at KTNAjay Kapadia Knowledge Transfer Manager
Knowledge Transfer Network
Mark Jolly, Director at TransFIRe Director of Manufacturing at Cranfield UniversityMark Jolly Director of Manufacturing
Cranfield University
Sarah Connolly, Innovation Lead at Innovate UKSarah Connelly Innovation Lead - Innovate UK
Innovate UK

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