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KTN helping Heathrow access mathematical excellence

In collaboration with the Universities of Bristol and Bath, the KTN is helping to organise the 138th European Study Group with Industry. These 5-day sessions bring together some of the best mathematical minds in the UK and beyond to solve industry problems. The first problem to be announced is from Heathrow Airport and focusses on…

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Defence Secretary announces massive £2.5bn investment in UK nuclear submarines

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson today announced the Ministry of Defence is investing a massive £2.5 billion in boosting Britain’s submarine building projects. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson today announced the Ministry of Defence is investing a massive £2.5 billion in boosting Britain’s submarine building projects. Speaking at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria, the home of British…

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Large Scale Additive Manufacturing Event- Construction, Marine and beyond…

This event will address the technologies and key challenges facing industries that are adopting additive manufacturing on the large scale in sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Marine and beyond. We will bring together industry, supply chain, end users and academia either working in AM/3D printing presently and focussing on large scale products, or those looking…

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Tough new rules to protect UK’s critical infrastructure come into force

New measures to protect health, water, energy, transport and digital infrastructure against cyber threats and report breaches and network outages come into force today. New measures to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and digital services from cyber attacks and computer network failure come into force today. Bosses of firms in health, water, energy, transport and digital…

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PM announces £3 million to support creative projects in the Northern Powerhouse

A new £3 million fund to support creative and cultural organisations across the Northern Powerhouse has been announced by the Prime Minister. The funding, which follows an Industrial Strategy sector deal for the creative industries earlier this year, will mean arts projects and enterprises which support their local communities, in areas including Cumbria, Manchester, Lancashire,…

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Design and trial smart energy systems: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £41.5 million to organise world-leading practical demonstrations of smart energy systems or to design new models. Innovate UK has up to £41.5 million to invest in both the design and practical demonstration of new business models that intelligently link supply, storage and demand in heating, power and…

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Balfour Beatty nets five-year £50m contract for Network Rail repair work

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a five-year Reactive Building and Civils Contract by Network Rail for rail infrastructure repairs and projects along the Great Western route from London to Penzance. The £50m deal will require the group to carry out works at short notice and in order to service the contract, Balfour Beatty will open…

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Infrastructure and delivering the industrial strategy – short survey

Infrastructure Intelligence and leading infrastructure legal practice Burges Salmon are teaming up to canvass the views of the industry to find out how the public and private sectors will collaborate to deliver the government’s industrial strategy. Infrastructure is absolutely central to the successful delivery of the UK’s industrial strategy. Many industry bodies and think tanks have…

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