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Inclusive technology prize


Nesta are collaborating with Innovate UK, the Office for Disability Issues, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Irwin Mitchell to invite proposals for the inclusive technology prize. Up to £50,000 is available and the aim is to inspire technological innovation from individuals and small businesses to improve or develop assistive living aids, adaptations, products and systems…

An integrated future for cities: TSB call

Shibuya in Blue by Les Taylor CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Technology Strategy Board have recently released a call under their SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) scheme on “an integrated future for cities“. Up to £2M is available over 3 years for projects which will develop prototypes and demonstrators which link up different kinds of city models, both “hard” (e.g. transport, buildings, water) and “soft” (health,…

David Young

EPSRC and the Technology Strategy Board are inviting proposals for High Value Manufacturing Catapult fellowships. Fellowships will enable academic staff to spend six-month research visits, spread over one to four years, in one or more of the HVM Catapult centres. The projects must be aligned to work previously funded by EPSRC. Applicants should have a track record of EPSRC-funded research and strong awareness of the international context of their research. Deadline: 29th August.



Antibiotics wins public vote to become Longitude Prize 2014


Longitude Prize 2014 has been developed and is run by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation. It was launched by the Prime Minister at G8 last year and is being supported by the Technology Strategy Board, the UK’s innovation agency, as launch funding partner. The Prize commemorates the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act where in…

TSB – £2.75 million available for Collaborative Feasibility Studies

The Technology Strategy Board, Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are to invest up to £2.75m in collaborative feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four technology areas that will enable and underpin UK growth: advanced materials biosciences; electronics, sensors and photonics information and communications technology (ICT) This competition opens on…

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…

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…