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.
Innovative Approaches to Optimising Multi-vector and Multi-use in Energy Systems
Energy systems are increasingly becoming decarbonised, decentralised and digitised as we transition to Net Zero. Intelligent energy management systems will be required to optimise energy generation, storage and use for cities, industries, businesses and buildings. The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is working with ENGIE to identify innovative companies developing integrated energy management solutions to help cities, local authorities, industries and businesses to reach net zero. ENGIE is committed to being the global leader in the zero carbon transition and has a strong track record of deploying innovative, low carbon solutions across the Energy, Services and Regeneration sectors. The challenge is only open to UK SMEs. Through this challenge ENGIE is looking to identify UK SMEs that it will, if successful, invite to apply for funding under the ENGIE UKRI Clean Growth Innovation Fund.
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Full Field Condition Monitoring of a Blade Internal Structure
The innovation Exchange (iX), delivered in partnership with ORE Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network, is supporting GE to identify innovative solutions to innovation challenges. GE is looking for applicants to develop a full field condition monitoring device for the blade internal structure that can continuously monitor during turbine operation (thus picking up failures which are only visible during operation, such as kissing bonds) to direct an automated / robotic detailed inspection.
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Locating faults in onshore aluminium cables
SSE Renewables is looking for innovations in monitoring the cable and establishing the potential failure point in the cable from the sub-stations in as near to real time as possible. Ideally, this should aim to replacing or mitigate the need for the manual Megger test e.g. by inline tracing. The winning business(es) in this competition will be given a commercial opportunity to deliver their solution, and receive support from SSE Renewables, KTN, Catapults and the wider Innovate UK network.
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Robotics Platform - Generator Bolt Inspection and Tightening
The innovation Exchange (iX), delivered in partnership with ORE Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network, is supporting GE to identify innovative solutions to innovation challenges. The generator pole shoe bolt connection on the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbine series need to be inspected and is currently undertaken with men using rope access. Applicants are required to develop a semi or fully autonomous device that is capable to perform the inspection and bolt replacement of the pole shoe connection.
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