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News Article

dRISK detects new markets for AI technology with Innovate UK EDGE help

11 May 2021 Written by Rifat Jan

Innovate UK EDGE has helped a London-based provider of software and verification systems to find real world applications for a social distancing observation AI tool it developed through a £37,000 Innovate UK Covid-19 Fast Response grant.

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Success Story

Client funding fuels UK’s EV and battery industries | G7 series

24 March 2021 Written by Leigh Jenkins

With help from Innovate UK EDGE, British Lithium has secured a £2.9m Innovate UK grant to build a pilot lithium extraction plant, accelerate its route to commercialisation and provide critical natural resources to boost the UK’s Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturing industry.

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Blog Post

Understanding the five stages of business growth

23 March 2021 Written by Andrew Kent

Knowing where your innovation business sits in its growth journey is crucial for success. 

We spoke to Andrew Kent, Senior Innovation & Growth Specialist at Innovate UK EDGE about the different stages of business growth, how to classify your business and how companies can take advantage of our support.


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Blog Post

Women in work: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the workplace

8 March 2021 Written by Claire Robinson

Gender equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace is an ongoing challenge in the innovation sectors, and improving diversity in the workplace is becoming a growing priority for many businesses.