TWI Innovation Network attended the special programme designed as a mini-accelerator for innovation in the Artificial Intelligence and ICT themes. Organised by the EEN and with involvement from KTN and Newable, the workshop in London gathered predominantly industrial companies looking to engage across the collaborative platforms for funding innovation projects. The concept of innovation canvas enabled several discussions with the TWI Innovation Network, particularly with the SMEs that are looking for support in terms of R&D, resources and funding to realise their ambitions in achieving commercial technologies and products that can be ready for the market. In the context of UK innovation platforms; selected topic-relevant calls for funding by IUK were discussed.
Access to public funding in the UK and Europe as well as Exporting for international trade have been introduced.
TWI Innovation Network is favourably placed with its cohort of Innovation Centres and the surrounding industrial setting for collaborative innovation and acceleration of R&D for technologies with applications in AI and ICT.