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Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange (OWiX): Call for ideas 

Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange challenge - deadline 16 February

  • The Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange has launched a series of challenges to provide opportunities for British businesses to enter the market

SP Energy Networks incident detection challenge 

Incident detection for lone SP Energy Network workers - deadline 16 February 2018

  • SP Energy Networks requires an innovative communications solution to detect incidents that might occur to lone workers at sites that are remote or with poor mobile communications. 

City of Edinburgh Council smart electric vehicle charging technology challenge

Smart electric vehicle charging technology challenge - deadline 7 February 2018

  • This Edinburgh specific challenge aims to support the development of an integrated and scalable low carbon electric vehicle  charging solution.

Stena Sphere open innovation challenge

Cable weight reduction on board ships

  • 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.

Connect your ideas to Philips needs

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 

Food preservation challenge

Clean label challenge - deadline 29 January 2018

  • A Scottish food manufacturing company is looking for a novel approach to food preservation to increase shelf life by 50%.

South Ayrshire Council challenge

Agile and self-powered public space CCTV cameras - deadline 14 March

  • South Ayrshire Council requires a responsive and flexible public space CCTV solution. 

NHS Highland

Automation of pre-cleaning processes

  • NHS Highland is increasingly concerned about the pre-cleaning process for reusable surgical instruments, and seeks a solution that can reduce the risks of contamination of aquatic environments by hospital waste waters from this process. 

Glasgow City Council

Technology Enabled Glasgow

  • Glasgow City Council is looking for innovative approaches to assist Telecare's network switch from analogue to digital.

Scottish Water

Effective and reliable point of use water treatement

  • Scottish Water is exploring opportunities for providing water supplies to rural communities in a more sustainable manner.

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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.

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