Switch2 smartens up and joins local energy system project in Warrington

The heat network specialist will join Project Rewire-NW, which has won a share of £21 million of smart energy funding from UK Research and Innovation

Academic appointed to drive new industrial decarbonisation centre in the UK

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer from Heriot-Watt University will work with academics, industry and policymakers to develop a proposal for the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre (IDRIC)

Businesses offered £15m for sustainable and efficient food production

Projects should also have the potential to improve productivity and contribute to the target of net zero emissions from agriculture by 2040

Offshore wind: UK businesses offered £1.5m to work with US partners

The aim of the competition is to reduce technical barriers facing offshore wind farms, including cutting costs

Businesses offered £5m for ‘fast start’ projects to boost energy efficiency

Projects must target foundation industries including cement, paper, glass, ceramics, metals and bulk chemicals

Driving the electric revolution: £30m offered for regional centres of excellence

Applicants must register by 27th November 2019

UK scientists granted £60m share to tackle global environmental challenges

The funding will be matched by international collaborators from nations including China, India, Japan and the US

Research centres and UN join forces for Sustainable Development Goals

The global goals address a wide range of issues including climate change and extreme poverty

Businesses urged to register for Horizon 2020 grants as Brexit looms

It is to ensure organisations continue to receive funding if the UK leaves the EU with no deal

Government appoints UK research and innovation head

The government has appointed Sir Mark Walport to head UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI will be established as a single, strategic body that will bring together the seven research councils, Innovate UK and the Higher Education Funding Council for England. It is subject to the passage of the Higher Education and Research Bill through […]