High Value Manufacturing Catapult CEO to Retire

Dick became the HVM Catapult’s first CEO in 2012 and he has steered the organisation to become the largest advanced manufacturing research institution in Europe.

Dick, and the seven CEOs of the centres which make up the HVM Catapult and its 3000-strong team, have presided over an extraordinary success story delivering over £2bn of new R&D activity in the UK

Hydrogen Hub Orkney (H2O) – groundbreaking hydrogen offshore project gets underway

A pioneering, multi-partner project led by The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), awarded £500,000 funding for their Hydrogen Offshore Production (HOP) Project – the first of its kind in Scotland.

Letting Go of the Wheel

Study assesses likely impact of future technology on our roads and outlines how Thatcham Research will help mitigate the risks

QinetiQ sparks an exercising buzz for Critical National Infrastructures and helps the UK electricity sector prepare for cyber-attacks

QinetiQ (Lead Exercise Integrator), with strategic partner Inzpire, working in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) successfully completed the first ever series of UK sector-wide, cyber resilience exercises for the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) Electrical Distribution organisations.

UKRI publishes Research and Innovation Infrastructure Roadmap report

This is the first national roadmap of this kind looking at infrastructure for research and innovation

AIRTO welcomes government’s report on future frameworks for international collaboration

AIRTO (the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations) welcomes the government’s recent report, ‘Changes and choices: Future frameworks for international collaboration on research and innovation’.

AIRTO welcomes the recommendations of the Government Science Capability Review

AIRTO (the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations) welcomes the Government Science Capability Review and the actions it recommends to further embed government science activities into policymaking.

Earlham Institute takes part in ambitious ‘Tree of Knowledge’ to map the genomes of all life in UK

Earlham Institute (EI) has been awarded over 700k from the Wellcome Trust for the Darwin Tree of Life Project, aiming to produce a complete genomic UK biota as part of the wider Earth Biogenome Project (EBP)

KPMG signals innovation scale-up with Axillium

Business advisory firm KPMG UK has agreed an alliance with specialist research, innovation and investment agency Axillium to drive greater business investment in research and development (R&D).

The OGTC launches third year of TechX accelerator with Equinor strategic partnership

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has officially launched the third year of its award-winning accelerator programme, TechX, with the announcement of new industry partner, Equinor