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KTN Online Events: Week Commencing June 29th

Posted on 29/06/2020

A round-up of the Knowledge Transfer Network's online events for the innovation community.


The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives, so we’re moving our events online to keep you connected and continue innovating!


What’s on this week – June 29th to July 3rd:

Competition Briefing

Energy Catalyst (Round 8) Briefing Event

Monday, 29 June 2020


Apply for funding to address the need for clean, affordable and secure energy in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Innovate UK, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department for International Development (DFID) will invest up to £20m in innovation projects as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and Transforming Energy Access (TEA) Programme.


Find out more about this event here.

The live stream will be available to watch via the KTN Youtube channel from 9am on Monday 29th. You’ll be able to find the full recording here.


Publication Launch: The Power of Place – A Sustainable Future with Geospatial Insights

Tuesday, 30 June 2020


KTN and Ordnance Survey are launching a webinar series exploring role of geospatial insights in building a sustainable, resilient future.

To launch the publication, KTN will be running a series of four webinars exploring the innovation landscape, the economic opportunity and the role of geospatial insights in building a more sustainable, resilient future.

The first session we will look at the importance of building a collaborative economy, and its role in unlocking data from silos and using collective intelligence tools to harnesses knowledge across sectors.


Find out more & register here.


Navigating the design to manufacture journey series: Design Thinking and Systems Principles

Wednesday, 1 July 2020


Join our lunchtime webinar programme to help businesses navigate the design to manufacture journey.

KTN in partnership with Product Design Scotland has curated an exciting and informative a lunchtime programme with an opportunity to hear from representatives across the design to manufacture space.

The last session in our 12-week series is about considering the challenges of navigating the design to manufacture journey holistically. We underline the importance of thinking about inter-dependencies and gradually maturing information across integral decision areas rather than locking down decisions in a siloed and sequential fashion.


Find out more & register here.

Open forum

Chemistry and Industrial Biotechnology Open Forum

Wednesday, 1 July 2020


KTN’s Chemistry and Industrial Biotechnology team introduces their Open Forum – a recurring meeting taking place every 6 months which aims to inform attendees of key activities across the team, highlight relevant funding and obtain feedback from the wider chemical and industrial biotechnology communities.


Find out more & register here.


Engage with…Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

Thursday, 2 July 2020


Join our upcoming Driving the Electric Revolution “Engage with…” webinar and hear from the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology – specialists in robotic systems to support autonomous crop harvesting and electrification of farming.

The webinar will highlight opportunities for the UK manufacturing sector to engage in this transformation of the food production system.


Find out more & register here.


Implementing AI: Vision Systems

Friday, 3 July 2020


The Implementing AI: Vision Systems, hosted by KTN and eFutures, is the third event of the Implementing AI webinar series – focussing on the opportunities and challenges of improving the capabilities of imaging systems.

The event is aimed at both the users of technology, who want to understand the capabilities of technologies, as well as product development engineers, designers and product managers who are looking to improve the capabilities of the systems that they design.


Find out more & register here.