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KTN Online Events: Week Commencing May 18th

Posted on 18/05/2020

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 – May 18th – 22nd:

Webinar

AI for Services Lunchtime Webinar: Changes in the Cyber threat landscape

Monday, 18 May 2020

 

Join us for a series of lunchtime webinars aims to provide support for individuals and companies facing challenges created by the COVID-19 outbreak.

This week will focus on the changes in the Cyber threat landscape and will be led by Oliver Fairbank, Head of Analysis at Orpheus Cyber, a leading cyber threat intelligence company and one of the Next Generation Services funded projects.

 

Find out more and register here.

Forum Discussion

Guiding Principles for Unlocking the Workforce Post-Covid-19 – What Can Mathematics Tell Us?

Monday, 18 May 2020

 

KTN as part of the Virtual Forum for Knowledge Exchange in the Mathematical Sciences (V-KEMS) will be hosting a discussion forum to explore how the mathematical sciences can be harnessed to help the UK back to work.

This event is open to all, but in particular we are keen for policy makers, and business owners to join us.

 

Find out more & register here.

Webinar

Business Support for Managing Cashflow Issues in Uncertain Times

Monday, 18 May 2020

 

In this webinar we will be joined by Wesley Rashid, the founder of Accountancy Cloud, & Ann Juliano, the founder of GetMyMuse, to discuss accountancy & cash flow issues for SMEs during these uncertain times.

We will look at the business support your company can consider to manage your cash flow, from schemes designed to leverage operational, debt and equity financing levers.

 

Find out more & register here.

Networking Event

Women in Innovation: Coffee & Networking Webinar Session 2

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

 

The Women in Innovation campaign was established in 2016 with a simple aim: to get more women innovating in business.

Join us for a 45 minute online networking event – grab a coffee (or tea), switch on your cameras, and join us to discuss your business challenges, share advice and make connections.

 

Find out more & register here.

Webinar

Design Sustainably with Plastics

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

 

Join this webinar to explore ideas to transform goods and services to reduce the amount of plastic waste entering our environment and find out more about the Designing Sustainable Plastics Solutions competition.

Ideal for companies working in packaging, building and construction, automotive transport, electrical and electronics, agriculture, household/leisure/sport and medical who would like to work with a design partner to stimulate innovation resulting in the end goal of reducing persistent plastic waste from entering the environment or going to landfill.

 

Find out more & register here.

Webinar

Navigating the design to manufacture journey: Startup Mindset and Building a team

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

 

The KTN manufacturing team in partnership with Product Design Scotland have curated an exciting and informative a lunchtime programme to help businesses navigate the design to manufacture journey.

This week’s webinar will focus on how we can develop a strong and healthily approach to success and failure, along with building a team and culture that’s going to enable success.

 

Find out more & register here.

Webinar

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the UK & Germany: Synergies, Opportunities and the Future

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

 

In May 2019, a Global Expert Mission took place to better understand the German research and innovation landscape and establish potential opportunities for UK-German collaboration to tackle AMR.

Following on from this mission, you are invited to join a dissemination webinar where the findings of the mission and insights from delegates will be shared, along with key opportunities for UK businesses who may be interested in international collaboration.

 

Find out more & register here.

Webinar

Implications of Covid-19 on the future of IP, Insurance, & Cybersecurity

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Join us as we take a look at the current challenges and opportunities for the immersive tech community.

The aim of this webinar is to inform businesses of specific cybersecurity issues created by increased remote working and to ensure existing legal & insurance regimes are fit for purpose in light of Covid-19.

 

Find out more and register here.

Webinar

Low carbon non fossil polymers for packaging applications

Thursday, 21 May 2020

 

The UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN) and KTN are hosting a series of workshops to support collaboration for the next Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging competitions this summer.

Join us this week as we discuss low carbon non fossil polymers for packaging applications.

 

Find out more and register here.

Competition Briefing

Engage with…Driving the Electric Revolution: Funding Competition Preview

Thursday, 21 May 2020

 

This webinar is an opportunity to find out more about the Driving the Electric Revolution’s third funding competition – pp to £5 million will be available to facilitate UK supply chain and manufacturing capability growth in power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD).

 

Find out more and register here.

Webinar

The Future of Work in VR: Training the Next Workforce

Thursday, 21 May 2020

 

Join us for our next event in our Future of Work in VR series where we will be showcasing how VR is being successfully used to train the future workforce.

We will be looking at scalable enterprise VR solutions that are being used for various forms of training including; medical, health & safety, soft skills, logistics & operations, etc.

 

Find out more & register here.

Information & Networking

Horizon 2020 Information & Networking Webinar- Energy Efficiency

Friday, 22 May 2020

 

KTN, in collaboration with the H2020 National Contact Point for Energy (EU Energy Focus) are pleased to invite you to join a webinar focusing on the current Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals (deadline 10 September 2020, budget €64M).

The webinar will provide you with information on the funding opportunity, how to interpret the Call topics, the support available to UK organisations and guidance on how to access the funding.

 

Find out more & register here.