Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) has been retained by Whizz-Kidz to refine the DREAM wheelchair concept, which has been designed by children for young wheelchair users, showcasing the way in which technology and design can help overcome the daily challenges faced by young wheelchair users.
Recycle Now, the citizen campaign delivered by environmental charity Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), believes trials it conducted with Boots and Radox using on-pack messaging to encourage recycling could drive up plastic recycling in millions of households, and help nudge up the UK’s flagging recycling rate.
Five sites have been shortlisted as the potential future home of the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP). The STEP programme aims to pave the way to commercial fusion and a virtually limitless supply of low-carbon energy.
The Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Connected Places Catapult, is offering Transport Research and Innovation Grants (TRIG 2021) to fully fund proof-of-concept research projects in support of innovative ideas or concepts that facilitate a better transport system.
Following the announcement in August by The Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) of a further £8mln grant funding for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA), and after the two successful phases to date, Phase Three of the competition will now be open for applications until 31 January 2022.
IOM3 has added content related to the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF), which ran from 2002 to 2011, and provided unprecedented levels of funding for applied research projects across a wide range of environmental themes.
The Regional Talent Engines programme is a new offer from the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub that will provide a tailored programme of support to aspiring engineering and technology entrepreneurs in different regions of the UK.