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Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural edition, the SMMT Future Mobility Challenge will enable start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs to make innovative ideas and solutions discoverable to five of the world’s largest and most recognisable automotive brands: Bosch, Ford, Honda, Toyota and Volvo Cars.

Investment hits a £1 billion milestone, showing the government’s modern Industrial Strategy is helping the UK lead the world in new technologies.

Innovate UK has set out its plan to drive sustainable economic growth through business-led innovation. It will pursue an investment-focused approach to encouraging innovation in business in 2019-2020.

The Whole House Retrofit (WHR) cost reduction trajectory competition is a key early step in accelerating a reduction in domestic retrofit costs.

Organisations can apply for a share of £1.7 million to work with US partners to develop game-changing international projects in the composites sector.

Coventry will be home to a new national centre of excellence in developing the latest electric car battery technology, backed by millions of pounds in government investment.

The International Research and Innovation Strategy (BEIS) sets out how the UK will develop its international research and innovation partnerships to address global challenges and help achieve the targets in our modern Industrial Strategy.

Stockpiling of raw materials and finished goods were at record highs among small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers in the three months to April. That’s according to the latest quarterly CBI SME Trends Survey.

Smaller businesses find it “impossible” to win public sector tenders while the number of single-bid contracts rises, report says.

Professor Sir Adrian Smith has been commissioned by the Secretary of State for BEIS and the Minister of State for USCRI to provide independent advice on the design of future UK funding schemes for international collaboration, innovation and curiosity-driven blue-skies research.