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Innovation to commercialisation

Showcasing the latest news and innovation from the nine Catapults and Innovate UK, this hub offers a knowledge platform facilitating access to professional expertise for SME’s, science, engineering and technology communities. Exploring the current design and manufacturing landscape, this hub will also include content from EPSRC and information on funding and competitions; alongside topics such as Intellectual Property and Horizontal Innovation.

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Society Insight on Wearable Technology, Hybrid Aircraft And The Human Brain Project

In this blog post we focus on three areas that IET Local Networks have been discussing - Wearable technology, hybrid aircraft and brain modeling – and find out from the experts what impact these will have on our everyday lives now and in the future...

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Women in innovation: apply for in focus funding award

Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed.

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Horizontal Innovation

Some of our greatest challenges may already have an answer... Help us find them

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) have joined forces to address the current lack of widespread exploitation of horizontal innovation in the business technology community. The long-term partnership aims to raise awareness and drive wider take-up of “Horizontal Innovation” across the UK innovation landscape.




The Role of Doctors in 2025 TechBite

Key insights and resources taken from The Future of Medicine – the Role of Doctors in 2025 seminar in May 2016, organised by the IET Healthcare Technologies Network and The Royal Society of Medicine.

Future of Medicine TechBite

Key insights and resources taken from the IET Healthcare Technologies Technical and Professional Network and Royal Society of Medicine The Future of Medicine seminar in May 2015

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