The UK Government’s GREAT Festival of Innovation 2018 has taken place recently in Hong Kong. As an annual event for several years, the Festival has provided a series of thought-provoking and lively keynotes, masterclasses, and showcases involving industrialists, educationalists and futurologists to...
30 April, 2018
With robotics on the rise, Imperial researchers look to the future, exploring everything from nature-inspired robot swarms to the ethics of AI. Robotics is often still considered futuristic sci-fi, but the rapid rate of innovation suggests that we are well and truly living in a robot age. Where do...
18 April, 2018
Connected Nation Pioneers is an exciting partnership between the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and key stakeholders. We have come together to recognise exceptional UK doctoral students whose research contributes towards the development of a Connected Nation. The...
16 April, 2018
UK based research and technology organisations can apply for up to £72 million. This is to establish a national core innovation hub to transform the construction sector. Competition opens: Monday 26 March 2018 Competition closes: Wednesday 23 May 2018 12:00pm Innovate UK will invest up to £72...
16 April, 2018
The UK is in a strong position to be a world leader in the development of artificial intelligence (AI). This position, coupled with the wider adoption of AI, could deliver a major boost to the economy for years to come. The best way to do this is to put ethics at the centre of AI’s development and...
16 April, 2018
As part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund the UK government is investing in this challenge to deliver an innovative R&D programme through:
16 April, 2018
Download pack Connected Everything is working to identify the key challenges we face as digital technologies transform our industrial systems and to support new collaborations between academics from diverse discipline areas to address these challenges and respond to the question “how do we support...
16 March, 2018
The American journal Science holds the first "Science Robotics Meeting in Japan" The event, organised by the Science journal, is over three days 12 - 14th March 2018. It is held for the first time in Japan, the leading country for robotics technology and internatinal experts have gathered to...
14 March, 2018
A new awards competition, Connected Nation Pioneers, that will recognise exceptional UK doctoral students whose research contributes towards the development of a Connected Nation, is announced today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The competition is being...
08 March, 2018

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