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Touch Bionics secures angel loan

Touch Bionics, which launched its 'bionic fingers' worldwide in December 2009, has received an £800,000 loan from its principal investors. Read

Car bodywork could power battery

Imperial scientists develop new material that could double up as bodywork and battery charger Read

First Chief Scientific Officer for Wales

Appointment signals Welsh focus on science and engineering Read

Life Sciences Super Cluster Announced as Support for Life Sciences is Bolstered

The Government has announced plans for a new UK Life Sciences Super Cluster, supported by £1 million of Government investment. Read

SMEs to benefit from TSB fund

£6.5m to be shared among 180 firms to boost innovation Read

Agency replaces Space Centre

New space agency aims to cut through the bureaucracy Read

Fund-of-fund managers named

Private investors boost to Innovation Investment Fund Read

Projects examine UK's renewable energy

The Energy Technologies Institute launches schemes to monitor renewable sources Read

Agencies commit to energy innovation

Five north west agencies sign up to boost innovation in energy sector. Read

Beyond the brief

The refreshingly short Queen's Speech points to a set of bills with the real details of the government's plans, says Michael Kenward Read

UK science and innovation leads world

New report shows UK building world-class science base Read

Innovation pass to help NHS patients

New plan will give patients access to innovative drugs Read

NHS Supply Chain announces Top 10 Innovations

Following the recent launch of its Innovation Scorecard, NHS Supply Chain has compiled a list of products that demonstrate significant benefits for the NHS in terms of value, efficiency or patient care. Read

Innovation is driving growth, claims report

NESTA's first Innovation Index finds innovation driving private sector growth. Read

Digital Economy Bill launched

Digital Economy Bill has finally been introduced, with the aim of ensuring the UK leads the global digital economy. Read

Manchester Science Park chief lands role

The chief executive of Manchester Science Parks has been chosen to head up a new international advisory body. Read

Hospital network implements single sign-on technology to improve staff connectivity.

East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has implemented Imprivata's OneSign to access critical applications. Read

Funding boost for all-electric car

A £9m project to develop a new, all-electric, affordable urban car is now underway. Read

Nano firms win top awards

Three top British nanotechnology firms are celebrating after winning Business Innovation Awards at the UK NanoForum and Emerging Technologies Conference 2009. Read

e-Government National Award Finalists Announced

The finalists have been announced in this year's e-Government National Awards. Read

And the winners are...... Economist winner announced

The Economist has been running the innovation awards programme for eight years and at the end of October will be celebrating the achievements of eight individuals and companies at London's Science Museum. Read

The West of England is flying high

From Brunel to Concorde and the A380, the West of England has a long tradition of scientific discovery, technological innovation and creativity. Read

Welcome to North East England

North East England - Home to Europe's fastest-growing sectors Read

Accelerating opportunities

As a new KTN, Energy Generation & Supply aims to increase the UK's uptake of the huge energy business opportunities available both here and globally Read

Innovation in the UK is alive and well

Current thinking suggests that for mankind to maintain the present standard of living, we are going to have to innovate our way through the current Read

Enviro21 Innovation Parks

An exciting new commercial concept is emerging in East Sussex - the Enviro21 Innovation Parks put sustainability at the heart of business. Read

On a global mission

ITI Scotland is the driving force behind a range of cutting-edge initiatives that are becoming a commercial reality Read

A climate for change

Dr Mark Williamson, Director of Innovation at the Carbon Trust, examines the multi-billion-pound opportunities presented by the move to a low-carbon economy Read

Leading positive change for global industry

Growing at an average rate of 2.6% per annum, the process sector is now worth £70bn to the nation's economy, and is the UK's fastestgrowing industry. Read

Innovations in materials deliver value for money

The huge purchasing power of the public sector can provide a powerful incentive for business to innovate and develop new products, processes and services. Read

Fleet costs and carbon emissions

Running a clean, environmentally friendly fleet offers your business many benefits. The Energy Saving Trust can help you. Read

Energy Institute - Home Help

While global innovations will make a real difference to climate change on a worldwide scale, there is plenty that UK-based individuals and businesses can do, and the Energy Institute is facing the challenge Read

Towards an energy efficient future

A look at how the British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers Association is proactively addressing climate change and its role as a catalyst for innovation Read

Greenstone Carbon Management

Meeting the challenge of climate change - managing carbon in the corporate and public sectors Read

Giraffe Innovation

Giraffe has extensive experience in delivering a wide range of sustainably driven projects to global organisations, small business and government clients Read

Energy - A global fusion

As the ITER Fusion Energy Project gets underway, Dan Mistry of the UK Atomic Energy Authority looks at the opportunities it presents for UK companies. Read


The Crown Estate

On behalf of the nation, The Crown Estate manages a highly diverse property portfolio across the UK Read

Birmingham Science City

A region-wide partnership which applies science and technology to improve the quality of life and prosperity of the West Midlands Read


ITI Scotland

Exceptional CapabilITIes Read

One North East

'Cleaner energy for the planet. Sustained by North East England.' Read

Orbis Energy

Offshore renewable business Read

Greenstone Carbon Management

Greenstone Carbon Management, Enterprise, solutions and software. Read


TechConnect World Conference 2010

Five world-class events combine to create an extraordinary week where innovative technology solutions are matched to real world business challenges. Read

The Economist: Redesigning Business Summit

Economist Conferences invites you to sample the fresh thinking that business needs to seize opportunities in a volatile world. Read

Rushlight Clean Technologies Show 2010

This event brings together UK and Irish clean technology companies, investors, corporate customers and advisers to assist in the development and deployment of new technology solutions for a low resource future. Read

Technology Strategy Board: Fighting Infection through Detection

The threat posed by communicable diseases to the health and economic prosperity of the United Kingdom remains a high political priority, especially in times of economic adversity. Read

Applied Aerodynamics Conference:

Capabilities and Future Requirements Read

Matador 2010 Conference

This conference was established in 1959, which makes it one of the longest running conferences in manufacturing. Read

Near Space Security Exhibition and Conference


Innovation in Higher Education:

Ensuring the UK's Future Prosperity Read

Joint Forces Simulation & Training:

Preparing for Current and Future Military Operations Read

A New Space Age for Britain:

The Future of Britain's Space Economy Read

5th Appleton Space Conference

One day conference with the Minister for Science & Innovation, Lord Drayson, attending and addressing the conference. Read

Innovation Summit: The drivers of successful innovation and the appropriation

As we come out of recession, how can the UK become more competitive? How can we create an effective 'innovation ecosystem' to stimulate growth and wealth creation in the economy? Read

Materials for Extreme Environments

This free seminar is aimed at anyone with an interest in the technologies that will underpin the success of Bloodhound SSC and lead naturally into the Wheatstone Lecture itself. Read

Detection Systems for Biological Threats - Evolving Security Needs and New Technology Solutions

Networking event looking at biological threat and detection technologies needed to stay one step ahead of bioterrorism. Read

UK Nano & Emerging Technologies Forum 09

Hosted by the Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN) and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Read


The Nano4Energy focus group held its first conference, in association with the Carbon Trust, on: 'Commercialisation of Nano-Enabled Clean Energy'. Read


Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Read

All Energy 2010 Exhibition & Conference

The Renewable Show in the Energy City - Aberdeen Read

LCV 2009

Millbrook Proving Ground - LCV 2009 - Ride & Drive Conference and Exhibition Read

Energy Innovations Awards

Holiday Inn Norwich (North), Norwich International Airport, NR6 6JA Energy Innovation Awards 2009 - Hosted by EEEGR Read


Towerlands Park, Essex - A trade show which will showcase products and services that can help businesses become more resource efficient, sustainable and profitable. Read

Integrating Technologies for low carbon

Hethel Engineering Centre, Norwich - Integration of technologies related to advanced IC engines, transmissions, hybridisation that enable the delivery of the low carbon Read

The Carbon Show

ExCel, London - The Carbon Show is the international exhibition for trading, reducing and managing carbon. Read