Date: 2016-07-15 09:00:00 AM - 2016-07-15 17:00:00 PM
Venue: Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3LS, London, United Kingdom
Event Website: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/knowledge-transfer-network-7829726093
Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes of PRPI will participate to the Infrastructure Systems Competition Briefing & Brokerage Event, hosted by The Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK.
The Knowledge Transfer Network, in partnership with Innovate UK, will be hosting a series of events across the UK to discuss Innovate UK’s forthcoming competition ‘Infrastructure Systems’.
Infrastructure forms the backbone for economic stability, growth, competitiveness and productivity in modern society and is key for social wellbeing and environmental sustainability. Yet these infrastructure systems in the UK, and globally, face increasing social and environmental pressures. As an example, to be successful in the future, cities need to deliver a thriving economy, great quality of life and reduced environmental footprint, whilst managing growing economic, social and environmental stresses.
What is the opportunity?
Innovate UK are to invest up to £15m in business led, innovative projects in Infrastructure Systems, provisionally including:
Where possible, projects should address more than one of these areas particularly through the introduction of cross-cutting technologies (e.g. digital, sensors, autonomous systems) that can address system integration.
The events will include: