KTN's head of manufacturing, Ben Peace, has looked at the opportunities available in the forthcoming Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Wave 3 Challenges and has pin-pointed two that should be of interest to the UK manufacturing community.
A business supported by Innovate UK has designed a wheelchair with suspension that is improving the comfort of users across the globe. Simon Edmonds reports, and offers an update on new government funding opportunities.
A team of apprentices from the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has won this year’s Home Automation Challenge with their automated watering device, an innovation that’s set to make the lives of plant lovers easier.
The government has announced a new wave of funding to encourage the adoption of digital manufacturing technologies. Consortia of manufacturers are being invited to submit R&D projects, as part of the Made Smarter Challenge.