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Immersive technology to support pupils with autism

The Education Authority in Northern Ireland is keen to develop an educational tool(s) that can be used in a classroom setting. The tool(s) is aimed to meet the needs of children with Autism spectrum disorder from the ages of 3 – 19 years to improve their educational, social and behavioural outcomes.

Deadline: 29 July 2018

Immersive technology to support pupils with autism


NESSIE project open innovation challenge for offshore renewables

The NESSIE project consortium launches the first stage of the competition to implement projects demonstrating anti-corrosion solutions in the North Sea. 

Deadline: 7 August 2018

NESSIE project open innovation challenge


Weir Group open innovation challenge

The Weir Group is looking to improve its mining customers’ process efficiency and profitability by advancing the classification and separation capability of the hydrocyclone circuit.

Deadline: 31 July 2018

Particle identification and separation in harsh environments


Heathrow Airport open innovation challenge

Heathrow Airport wants to work with innovators to improve its security compliance messaging and encourage better interaction with international visitors. 

Deadline: 31 August 2018

Heathrow airport security compliance messaging challenge


Stena Sphere open innovation challenge

Stena is seeking novel approaches to replace traditional data transmission cables on board its ships with wireless transmission of signals from sensors for non-critical systems.

Deadline: 31 January 2019

Cable weight reduction on board ships


Stena Line Port Operations safety challenge

Stena Line is seeking novel approaches to improve Port Operations safety, particularly in the on-loading and off-loading of unaccompanied freight for its ferry and roll-off/roll-on vessels.

Deadline: 31 January 2019

Improved Port Operations safety via Vehicle Vision challenge


Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Open Call for innovation

The Open Call is looking for innovative ideas on how it can improve the defence and security of the UK. Your idea could be a concept, product or service, at various levels of maturity.

Defence and Security Accelerator innovation challenge


Oil and Gas Technology Centre

This open innovation programme is your opportunity to get involved in unlocking the full potential of the UK North Sea.

The 'Call for Ideas' process is a key part of the open innovation programme and seeks to identify, fund and support innovative ideas and concepts from inside and outside the oil and gas industry.

The calls focus on a range of themes that have been identified by the centre, its members and wider industry stakeholders.

Open call for ideas for the Oil and Gas Technology Centre


Connect your ideas to Philips needs

Do you have an outstanding innovation that you would like to propose or further develop with Philips? Join SPICE, the Philips Open Innovation portal for suppliers, companies or individual inventors.

Connect your ideas to Philips needs


Welcome to crowd-powered operations

GE GENIUSLINK™ gives you instant access to expertise and capacity through on-demand talent and open innovation. They engage millions of brilliant minds to solve business problems, from data science and analytics to innovation and small batch manufacturing.

GENIUSLINK™ can deliver market assessment reports, scout exoskeleton robots experts to interview, tap engineering teams to rethink widget design, crowdsource technology roadmap ideas, slice and dice your data to build algorithms and predictive analytics… and everything in between.

Find out more on the GENIUSLINK website


P&G Connect + Develop challenges

P&G’s Connect + Develop program helps initiate partnerships to meet today’s needs across the P&G business: for products, technology, in-store, ecommerce and the supply chain. Whether you are an individual inventor, a small business, or a Fortune 500 company, Connect + Develop is designed to help innovators and patent-holders connect with P&G.

P&G Connect + Develop


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