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Tim Peake joins mission to inspire future engineers as The Holiday Makers challenge blasts off at Farnborough Airshow

Tim Peake joins mission to inspire future engineers as The Holiday Makers challenge blasts off at Farnborough Airshow

Children encouraged to get making this summer as part of the Year of Engineering, a government campaign to show young people how they could shape the future as engineers.

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Better detection of psychosis: apply for funding

Better detection of psychosis: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of 200,000 to develop information and communications technology projects that better detect psychosis in patients.

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Developing analytics for the health service: apply for funding

Developing analytics for the health service: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of 180,000 to look at ways of analysing different types of clinical data both in real time and in retrospect.

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Developing game changing business innovations: apply for funding

Developing game changing business innovations: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 20 million to support development of innovative technologies that could provide economic growth for the UK.

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Combating rural isolation with technology: apply for funding

Combating rural isolation with technology: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 250,000 to develop technologies that connect both young people and older adults in rural areas.

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Creative new ways to charge electric vehicles: apply for funding

Creative new ways to charge electric vehicles: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for up to 40 million for projects that look at creating public areas to charge electric cars or wireless charging for commercial vehicles.

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Professor David Southwood reappointed as Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board

Professor David Southwood reappointed as Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board

Professor David Southwood has been reappointed as Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board.

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Making better use of speech therapy: apply for funding

Making better use of speech therapy: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 180,000 to come up with ways of promoting better and more efficient use of speech and language therapy services.

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Improving productivity for businesses: apply for funding

Improving productivity for businesses: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to 2 million to test ideas for increasing the adoption of practices that improve productivity.

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Support for game changing ideas: apply for an innovation loan

Support for game changing ideas: apply for an innovation loan

SMEs can apply for a loan of up to 1 million to support projects that will help them to grow by developing highly innovative new products and services.

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25 million boost for self driving technology: apply for funding

25 million boost for self driving technology: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to 25 million to develop, demonstrate and trial technologies for connected and autonomous vehicles in real-world settings.

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UK Space Agency launches multi million pound drive to improve patient care with NHS England

UK Space Agency launches multi million pound drive to improve patient care with NHS England

Up to 4 million available for as many as four applications of technology originally designed for space that could improve NHS treatment.

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Digital tools for prospective students: apply for funding

Digital tools for prospective students: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of 125,000 to investigate ideas for new digital tools that will help students make informed choices about where they study.

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Space junk mission deploys from the International Space Station

Space junk mission deploys from the International Space Station

UK-built satellite testing possible solutions to clean up space junk deployed from the International Space Station, and is soon to begin experiments in orbit.

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Increasing capacity for genomic analysis: apply for funding

Increasing capacity for genomic analysis: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to 5 million to support investment in equipment that increases the UK's capacity to carry out genomic analysis.

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Developing new ideas for UK aerospace: apply for funding

Developing new ideas for UK aerospace: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of 150 million this year to support new technologies that help to make the UK civil aerospace industry more competitive.

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Immersive technologies for pupils with autism: apply for funding

Immersive technologies for pupils with autism: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 150,000 to show how virtual and augmented reality could improve outcomes for young people in Northern Ireland.

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Immersive technologies for pupils with autism: apply for funding

Immersive technologies for pupils with autism: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 150,000 to show how virtual and augmented reality could improve outcomes for young people in Northern Ireland.

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Transforming public services in Scotland: apply for funding

Transforming public services in Scotland: apply for funding

Organisations can win contracts worth up to 250,000 to develop new ways to meet challenges in areas such as housing, public transport and trade.

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Developing the next generation of services: apply for funding

Developing the next generation of services: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of 12 million to transform accountancy, insurance and legal services, under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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Smart tracking of waste across the UK: apply for funding

Smart tracking of waste across the UK: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 400,000 to develop new digital solutions for tracking waste from its source to its treatment or destination.

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New Chair of the Met Office appointed

New Chair of the Met Office appointed

The government has today (4 June) announced Rob Woodward as the new Chair of the Met Office.

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New Government Chemist appointed

New Government Chemist appointed

The government announced today that Dr Julian Braybrook has been appointed as the new Government Chemist.

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Facial biometric expert wins US border security contract

Facial biometric expert wins US border security contract

iProov, a facial recognition business supported by Innovate UK, is the first overseas company to win a contract to tackle border security in the United States.

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Develop future aircraft technologies: apply for funding

Develop future aircraft technologies: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for funding under a 3.9 billion investment in new technologies that will help to make the UK civil aerospace industry more competitive.

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KidZania London joins forces with Year of Engineering campaign

KidZania London joins forces with Year of Engineering campaign

The Kidzania Year of Engineering festival will bring engineering to life for children with a programme of events and activities throughout the summer.

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Qioptiq opens 3.7 million warehouse to support armed forces

Qioptiq opens 3.7 million warehouse to support armed forces

Knowledge Transfer Partnership helped optical and photonics business to win 83 million MoD contract to service night vision equipment and open new facility.

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Advanced therapies: new investment in skills and capabilities

Advanced therapies: new investment in skills and capabilities

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult announces 3 million funding to advance life sciences through skills and apprenticeships, as part of the Industrial Strategy.

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Marine biotechnologies firm wins 3.8 million investment

Marine biotechnologies firm wins 3.8 million investment

Innovate UK-supported Jellagen to invest in sales and product development of jellyfish-derived collagen for wound care and regenerative medicine applications.

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Improving patient diagnosis and treatment: apply for funding

Improving patient diagnosis and treatment: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to 5 million to develop new technologies in the field of precision medicine.

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Immersive audience experiences: apply for funding

Immersive audience experiences: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of 17 million to test immersive experiences with mass audiences or to develop new ideas for the creative industries.

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Professor Lynn Gladden selected as Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Professor Lynn Gladden selected as Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Science Minister Sam Gyimah today (03 May) announced Professor Lynn Gladden has been selected for the role of Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

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UK Space Agency leads work on options for independent satellite system

UK Space Agency leads work on options for independent satellite system

Government confirms UK Space Agency will lead work to develop options for a British Global Navigation Satellite System.

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Building the aircraft of the future: apply for funding

Building the aircraft of the future: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of a 3.9 billion fund to support innovative projects that will help to make UK civil aerospace more competitive.

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Ice on Mars

Ice on Mars

First images of Mars from the new orbit of the UK-backed ExoMars mission are released.

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Developing cutting edge commercial ideas: apply for funding

Developing cutting edge commercial ideas: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to 20 million to develop ideas for innovative new products and services in any sector of the economy.

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UK and India research partnership reaches 400 million

UK and India research partnership reaches 400 million

UK and India to expand their exceptional research relationship

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Global aerospace giants invest in UK firm Reaction Engines

Global aerospace giants invest in UK firm Reaction Engines

Science Minister Sam Gyimah hails new private investment from Boeing and Rolls-Royce as a 'vote of confidence' in British-built SABRE rocket and jet engine.

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8 million expansion of programme to commercialise research

8 million expansion of programme to commercialise research

Funding will accelerate the time it takes to get innovative ideas out of the university to the marketplace.

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Funding to link space industry innovation and university research

Funding to link space industry innovation and university research

A group of UK universities has been awarded 4.8 million from Research England to enhance research and innovation in the UK space industry.

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Crescent Moon Visibility for Ramadan and Eid al Fitr 2018

Crescent Moon Visibility for Ramadan and Eid al Fitr 2018

HMNAO provides information of the sighting of the new crescent moon for the start of Ramadan and the start of Eid al-Fitr

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UK Space Agency invites teams to submit more details on ISS experiments

UK Space Agency invites teams to submit more details on ISS experiments

The UK Space Agency has invited a number of academic teams to provide full details of their proposals for experiments for flight on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Protecting workers on radioactive sites: apply for contracts

Protecting workers on radioactive sites: apply for contracts

Organisations can apply for a share of up to 850,000 to develop ways to better equip and protect those working on decommissioning nuclear facilities.

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Dr Patrick Vallance takes up his appointment as Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Patrick Vallance takes up his appointment as Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Patrick Vallance starts in his role as Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) today.

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Tackling antibiotic resistance in China: apply for business funds

Tackling antibiotic resistance in China: apply for business funds

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to 10 million to work with partners in China on innovative approaches to dealing with antimicrobial resistance.

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