Tag Archive: TSB

Feb 05

R&D Funding for Forensic Sciences – Event


The Silverman Review, published in 2011, noted that the multi-disciplinary nature of Forensic Science may have a negative impact on the allocation of funding from the Research Councils (RCs) for academic research in this area. Silverman recommended that both the RCs and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) should consider the topic for particular attention. He …

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Dec 17

TSB Funding Opportunity – Data Exploration―creating new value and insight


The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £4.5m in collaborative research and development that addresses the technical challenges and business opportunities presented by the huge growth in data. This competition will focus on innovations in the data exploration techniques of analytics, modelling and visualisation to generate new insight and value from large amounts …

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Status update

A new resource centre, hosted by the TSB has been launched to help UK companies and academics wishing to take part in Horizon 2020. The website will host details of news, events and funding calls from Horizon 2020, as well as bringing together the list of UK National Contact Points for each of the themes and schemes. https://www.h2020uk.org/home


Aug 13

Update on Catapults

It’s been a while since we’ve blogged about the Catapults, the TSB managed UK network of research-industry centres in strategic economic areas, but today saw a significant report on activity over the last year: Catapult Progress Report 2013 The network of Catapults currently covers seven thematic areas, from High Value Manufacturing to Future Cities, and …

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May 15

Workshop on the long-term care revolution

Old by Marco Nedermeijer CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Following the Technology Strategy Board’s announcement in March of its “Long-term care revolution” call for sandpit participants, the Ageing Research Special Interest Group at Northumbria are planning to hold a two-hour workshop for staff who’ve expressed an interest in the call and potential applicants. This will take place on 22nd May in City Campus, Lipman Building, Room 035 between …

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Apr 04

Technology Strategy Board – Formulated Products Competition

production line

TSB is investing up to £5m in feasibility projects and collaborative research and development projects to accelerate the development of new ways of designing, improving and manufacturing complex high-value formulated products in sectors such as: pharmaceuticals cosmetics detergents food agrochemicals paints adhesives lubricants formulated process chemicals There is a further £1m available from the Engineering …

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Mar 12

ARTEMIS 2013 Call: Network Embedded Systems

The ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking, a European public-private partnership for research funding in embedded systems, has recently released its 2013 call for funding. The deadline for full proposals is 6th June 2013. You can read a summary of the call on the ARTEMIS 2013 call page. Full details can be found on the EU Participant Portal call page - you should read …

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Feb 27

Creative Partnerships for Video Games: European Workshop – Last Chance To Book A Place

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The AHRC is one of the organisers of a one-day workshop for games developers and researchers from the arts and humanities to explore creative ways of working together. The workshop will take place on 20th March from 9am until 4.30pm in at Nesta, 1 Plough Place, London, with a drinks reception and networking event on the …

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Dec 05

Research Councils and TSB collaborate to inspire design freedom in 3D printing

3D printed object made with netfabb by Creative Tools CC BY 2.0

3D Printing, or to give it its slightly less memorable moniker “additive manufacturing”, has been hailed as a revolutionary and game-changing tool for design and manufacturing. Although it is already well established, market uptake has been slow. The UK’s Technology Strategy Board is now collaborating with AHRC, EPSRC, and ESRC to fund business-led industrial research …

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Sep 03

Technology Strategy Board Innovation Voucher Scheme

TSB Innovation Vouchers

The Technology Strategy Board has unveiled a new Innovation Voucher scheme which provides funding for businesses to work with an external expert for the first time, to help them gain new knowledge in order to innovate, develop and grow. Businesses can work with a range of expert suppliers including universities. The vouchers, which should help …

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