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Decarbonising the energy supply at Antarctic research stations

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The iX competition, delivered by the Knowledge Transfer Network, is supporting the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to identify solutions to innovation challenges. This current challenge relates to the need to deliver low carbon energy to meet the demands for power, space heating and hot water in a cold environment at Bird Island and Signy research stations on Antarctica, taking into consideration the ecologically sensitive environment.


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Decarbonising the fuel for polar vehicles at Sky Blu Logistics Facility

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The iX competition, delivered by the Knowledge Transfer Network, is supporting the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to identify solutions to innovation challenges. This current challenge relates to the need to decarbonise the polar vehicles which clear the runway at the Sky Blu logistics facility.


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Delivering Peer-to-peer energy trading across non domestic Local Energy Systems

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The iX challenge competition, delivered by KTN, is supporting West Suffolk Council in identifying an innovative partner to come on board of their ACCESS INTERREG North Sea Region (NSR) project. ACCESS is a co-funded Interreg North Sea Region project, under Priority 2 Eco-innovation: Stimulating the green economy (Specific objective 2.2 Stimulate the adoption of new products, services and processes to reduce the environmental footprint of regions around the North Sea). The project involves piloting smart energy solutions to develop a local smart grid. West Suffolk Council are looking for a partner/s able to trial peer-to-peer energy trading solutions alongside improvements to energy efficiency, renewable energy, grid capacity constraints and balancing. Responses are invited from single companies or consortia able to provide these services that will lead to environmentally sustainable innovations being implemented across the business. The winning business(es) in this competition will be given the opportunity to deliver their solution as a partner in the ACCESS INTERREG NSR project.


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Environmentally sustainable compounds for hair conditioners

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The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is working with Croda to reach out to its network to identify innovative solutions that could lead to the next generation in hair conditioners. Successful solution providers (industry or academia) to this challenge will be given a commercial opportunity to deliver their solution and receive support from Croda, KTN and the wider Innovate UK network.


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