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First Light Fusion to build facility at UKAEA’s Culham Campus
The UK Atomic Energy Authority (‘UKAEA’) and First Light Fusion (‘First Light’) have signed an agreement for the design and construction of a new purpose-built facility to house First Light’s Machine 4 at UKAEA’s Culham Campus in Oxfordshire
AGI supports government report on accelerating EV chargepoint rollout
The UK membership organisation for companies and individuals working in the geospatial sector, the Association for Geographic Information (AGI), has supported a UK government report on how location data can drive the rollout of electric vehicle infrastructure.
Nuix named a certified supplier on its G-Cloud 13 framework
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has chosen Nuix as a certified supplier on the Government’s G-Cloud 13 procurement framework.
The next Silicon Valley: UK technological development
Five innovation experts have been appointed to spearhead technological development in the UK, as the Chancellor strengthens aims to become the next Silicon Valley.
UK to accelerate research on 5G and 6G technology
Research and development on next-generation 5G and 6G wireless technology and telecoms security is to be ramped up as part of a £110 million government investment.
COP27: Global agreement in green tech
The UK is leading a global agreement to make green technologies cheaper and more accessible around the world, while also creating green jobs for generations both at home and abroad.
Government ministers visit spaceport ahead of first UK launch
Government ministers visited Spaceport Cornwall on the 8th November 2022 ahead of the first satellite launch from UK soil later this month.
Super-materials of the future could boost UK growth
Business Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a £95 million boost to develop the super-materials of the future, supporting research and innovation in advanced materials at the Henry Royce Institute, headquartered in Manchester.
New cutting-edge telecoms test lab in Solihull
A new state-of-the-art UK Telecommunications Lab will be based in Solihull, creating dozens of high-skilled jobs for the region, Tech Minister Damian Collins has announced.
3D printing and AI awarded share of £14m government funding
3D printing at record scale, AI to make steelmaking more productive and using big data to make century-old baking machinery more efficient are among the projects awarded a combined £13.7m in Government funding to help improve energy efficiency, productivity, and sustainability of manufacturing processes.
New experiments for fusion energy record breaker JET
A new wave of fusion energy experiments on the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s record-breaking Joint European Torus (JET) started this month.
Tech scale-up finalists announced in Tech Awards
The government’s tech scale-up programme, the Tech Rocketship Awards, has announced its shortlisted finalists.
Nearly £50M funding boost for Britain’s industrial future
Nearly £50m in government funding is being made available today (23 September 2022) to support the future of British industry.
£3.3m boost for next-gen nuclear technology
Cutting-edge nuclear technology projects across the UK have received government backing to help develop the next generation of nuclear reactors.
Tough new rules confirmed to protect UK telecoms networks against cyber attacks
The new telecoms security regulations will be among the strongest in the world and will provide much tougher protections for the UK from cyber threats which could cause network failure or the theft of sensitive data.
Future stars create fusion energy machine at school
School children from Waverley Junior Academy, near Rotherham, have combined science with art to create a fusion energy machine of the future.
Government plans to fire up innovation in 5G and 6G
Government plans to fire up innovation in 5G and 6G as UK and South Korea launch telecoms technology partnership.
National Space Strategy: driving sustainability in space
Science Minister George Freeman has launched a new Plan for Space Sustainability to improve the UK’s sustainable use of space.
New plans to slash red tape from 5G roll out
Eight winning projects will receive a share from the £4 million Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator (DCIA) to explore how digital software can help simplify local authority processes when telecoms operators request access to publicly-owned buildings and curb side infrastructure.
US and UK to launch new era of spaceflight
Future spaceflight will be made easier and cheaper, following a partnership with the US to help cut red tape and boost opportunities in the UK, signed by the Transport Secretary this week in Washington.