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Three cutting edge technology spinouts tipped for global success by the Royal Academy of Engineering

Wearable electrode, low-cost wind turbine and new method of kidney dialysis recognised by Royal Academy of Engineering’s ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs’ Award

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Top engineering innovations in energy and health make Africa Prize finals

Engineering innovations to manage heart disease, boost off-grid power, support parents and stop electricity theft have been selected as finalists in the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.

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Anne Glover CBE HonFREng

Anne Glover CBE HonFREng appointed to Council for Science and Technology

Enterprise Committee member Anne Glover CBE HonFREngb has been appointed to the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology (CST)

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Royal Academy of Engineering identifies eight exciting new technologies developed at UK universities

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub has identified eight of the most promising new technologies developed at UK universities with the potential to make a major social and economic impact. The Enterprise Hub will support the researchers behind these technologies to spin-out their ideas into successful businesses.

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Star engineers to receive prestigious Academy Silver Medals

Three early-career engineers, including an Enterprise Fellow alumnus, who are making a big difference in three very different areas of technology are to receive the Royal Academy’s prestigious Silver Medal at the Academy Awards Dinner at the Tower of London on Thursday 23 June 2016.

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Three £50,000 funds launched to help graduate innovators become world-changing entrepreneurs

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched its first grant exclusively aimed at supporting recent UK engineering graduates and their potentially ground-breaking innovations.

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Nationwide competition launched to find the future stars of UK engineering

A nationwide search has been launched to find the next generation of engineering stars in the UK. The ‘Future of Engineering’ competition is being run by the Royal Academy of Engineering and Entrepreneur First, and aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s up and coming leaders in engineering.

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Hub member wins Innovate UK grant for ‘virtual’ drug lab

SimOmics, a University of York spin-out backed by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub, has been awarded a £300,000 grant from nnovate UK to develop a ‘virtual laboratory’.

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Armourgel

Academy-backed inventor wins £1,000,000 Government grant for smart ‘Armourgel’ to help reduce hip fractures

Dr Daniel Plant, a Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub, has received £900,0000 from the Government’s Small Business Research Initiative-which funds innovative solutions to major public-sector challenges.

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