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WEBCAST: ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries: Fast Start Projects - Competition Briefing

Event details
Thursday, 14 November 2019
10:30 am – 13:00 pm
This event will be live streamed via webcast
Overview
This event aims to bring businesses from different foundation industries together to work on common resource and energy efficiency opportunities.

Innovate UK will fund up to £5m in R&D and Innovation projects for the foundation industries (cement, ceramics, chemicals, paper, glass and metals). These will be cross-sector, collaborative, fast start, short duration, industrial research and development (R&D) projects. More details about the funding scope can be found here.

 

This funding competition is part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) for Transforming Foundation Industries and aims to bring businesses from different foundation industries together to work on common resource and energy efficiency opportunities.

 

Stakeholders from industry and research organisations are invited to attend the competition briefing event to:

1. Learn more about the funding scope and eligibility
2. Find which innovation support is available to your organisations
3. Network with potential partners
4. Pitch your project idea

If you want to learn more about the outcomes of our consultation with the Foundation Industries, you can download the following reports:

TFI London workshop report
TFI Community Consultation Summary

 

Agenda Webcast

10:30 Welcome – Robert Quarshie, Head of Materials, KTN
10:35 ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries – Bruce Adderley, Challenge Director, Innovate UK
10:50 Competition Scope – Tatiana Correia, Innovation Lead, Innovate UK
11:10 Competition process – Lydia Weir-Blankenstein, Portfolio Manager, Innovate UK
11:40 Q&A
12:10 Accessing Support from KTN – Robert Quarshie, Head of Materials, KTN
12:25 Project pitches
13:15 End

 

There will also be similar events across the UK:

London – 14th November
Cardiff – 20th November
Northern Ireland – 21st November
Glasgow –  27th November
Sheffield – 28th November

 

Follow the link below to find out more about this event and to register.