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  1. Supercharging the future of driving this #WorldEVDay

    Government announces ambitious plans on World Electric Vehicle Day.

  2. Aurrigo makes breakthrough in driverless pods technology

    Coventry-based company has also created new jobs to meet global demand for driverless pods.

  3. 5StarS: developing a security framework for autonomous and connected vehicles

    Government funds project to develop an automotive cybersecurity assurance framework.

  4. MuCCA: government-backed collision avoidance system achieves world first

    Demonstration of collision avoidance system sees 2 vehicles steer around stationary car without human assistance.

  5. CAVForth: creating Europe's first full-sized autonomous bus

    The project has been part-funded by £4.5 million from the government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) and Innovate UK.

  6. Humandrive: vehicle completes 230 mile, self-navigated drive across the UK

    Government-backed autonomous vehicles project has achieved its goal of sending a Nissan LEAF on a self-navigated 'Grand Drive'.

  7. Innovate UK launches four-year design strategy

    The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, today publishes a strategy that seeks to encourage and support excellent design in innovation.

  8. Innovative nuclear competition launch – are you ready for the challenge?

    A £3.9 million competition has been launched to find innovative ways to sort and segregate radioactive waste at some of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites.

  9. Foundation industries: building a resilient recovery: apply for funding

    UK-registered businesses can apply for a share of £8 million in grant funding for projects supporting the recovery and growth of foundation industries.

  10. UK aid funding available for innovative energy projects

    The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, is offering £20m of UK aid funding to develop and demonstrate innovative solutions for clean, affordable and secure energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or South East Asia.

  11. Arrival: Innovate UK-backed firm achieves ‘unicorn’ status

    UK electric vehicle maker Arrival has attained a valuation of €3 billion following backing from Innovate UK’s Industry Strategy Challenge Fund.

  12. Over £100 million cash boost to manufacture millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine

    New state-of-the-art centre to scale up COVID-19 vaccine and gene therapy manufacturing gets £100 million investment.

  13. ACT Blade

    An Innovate UK-backed start-up has developed a longer, lighter wind turbine blade that could generate more power, cost-effectively.

  14. BuffaloGrid

    This smart energy business supported by Innovate UK aims to power a smartphone revolution that will help drive wealth and wellbeing in the developing world.

  15. Deos: delivering faster and better mobile medical screening

    A Somerset-based enterprise supported by Innovate UK has developed a mobile service for radiography that can cut costs and speed up medical screening for breast cancer and other diseases.

  16. Gravitricity

    Two Innovate UK grants have helped this Scottish clean technology company store electricity by lowering weights inside disused mine shafts.

  17. PyroGenesys

    Using advanced thermal technology, a start-up business has developed pioneering waste-power electricity generation for off-grid rural use in sub-Saharan Africa.

  18. Highview Power

    This Innovate UK-funded company uses air as a form of energy storage, mixing eco credentials with commercial potential.

  19. Smarter Manufacturing - Digital Supply Chain: apply for funding

    Technology and manufacturing businesses can now apply for funding to develop innovative digital technologies that have the potential to transform supply chains.

  20. Revolutionising the way we fly: apply for business funding

    Organisations can apply for a share of up to £30 million to develop ways to support safe operations of novel modes of air transportation – minimising the environmental footprint and improving connectivity.