Manufacturing & Materials News + Events Round-Up
Posted on 05/07/2019
We interviewed John Mathers in his role as Chair of the British Design Fund to capture his thoughts on how good design can de-risk an investment opportunity and to explore what the British Design Fund look for in a good investment deal.
The Robotics & Artificial Intelligence team is looking for a determined, bright, analytical and goal-orientated individual to work with UK businesses. Apply by 26th October 2019.
Immerse UK is becoming a not-for-profit, self-sustaining membership network; owned by industry, for industry.
This free to attend event on 16th October in London will give details about forthcoming Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5, specifically Circular Economy and Plastic related research and Innovation Actions, Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s Research and Innovation Programme.
IoT hardware from prototype to production
The expected economic impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) within the next decade is in the trillions of dollars, touching diverse sectors from manufacturing to smart cities, from agriculture to healthcare.
Read the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology’s report on Critical Materials
The next event in UKCPN’s series of workshops which aim to find solutions to the problem of plastic will take place in Middlesbrough on December 10th.
UK Circular Plastics Network hosted a networking area at RWM last month in Birmingham. Find out about the exhibitors and how the event went in the UKCPN write-up.
Proposals are invited for Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres, with £22.5m funding available to research sustainability and applications are open to be Coordinator for the hubs.
UKRI website hosting several useful pages to inform you better on the plastics challenge.
Hosted by the University of Portsmouth, working with the Knowledge Transfer Network, and Portsmouth City Council, register today for this event where you can join other organisations leading the way in clean growth technology and innovation.
MRE 2020 is a two-day exhibition and showcase taking place on 18th – 20th February 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London. Organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK, the event will showcase the wealth of UK materials research, investment opportunities and UK progress towards Industry 4.0.