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26th January 2023
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

5th January 2023
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.

4th January 2023
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.

News & Analysis
19th December 2022
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.

14th December 2022
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.

Eco Innovation
11th November 2022
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.

Aerospace & Defence
9th November 2022
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.

4th November 2022
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.

14th October 2022
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
7th October 2022
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.

4th October 2022
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.

29th September 2022
Tech scale-up finalists announced in Tech Awards

The government’s tech scale-up programme, the Tech Rocketship Awards, has announced its shortlisted finalists.

23rd September 2022
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.

Aerospace & Defence
2nd September 2022
£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.

Cyber Security
2nd September 2022
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.

5th August 2022
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.

26th July 2022
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.

23rd June 2022
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.

25th May 2022
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.

Aerospace & Defence
16th May 2022
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.

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