Innovate Scotland’s energy zone will showcase the TSB's investments and engagement in the energy sector, particularly oil and gas, fuel cells & hydrogen, carbon capture and storage and wave & tidal energy generation. Join TSB's technologists, business leaders, government figures, and business support networks to help you understand the growth opportunities in the energy sector. Highlights of the zone include the Energy Generation and Supply Knowledge Transfer Network which will be launched at the TSB's Innovate 09 in London during October .
Exhibitors to-date include:
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Energy Generation & Supply KTN
- for general information about the renewable energy sector in the H&Is
- for information about renewable energy in Scotland. Scottish Renewables is Scotland's main trade group representing the renewable energy sector.
- for information on local business capability. NSIG is a trade body representing 100 H&Is businesses active in the energy sector.
The Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network
The Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network is funded by the Technology Strategy Board to increase the exploitation of innovation in the built environment for demonstrated business benefit. The MBE KTN works with it's members to: qualify industry challenges; showcase potential innovations; signpost research capabilities; seek solutions from outside the sector; catalyse new collaborations; facilitate access to funding opportunities.
Tourism Innovation Group (TiG)
TiG is an industry leadership project for the tourism sector in Scotland, and is supported by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and VisitScotland as well as some 50 innovative tourism organisations. TiG seek to encourage innovation and collaboration in tourism, a sector which relies significantly on the adoption of technology, to drive sustainable economic growth.
Mott MacDonald is a global management, engineering and development consultancy of unrivalled diversity spanning 140 countries. We have over 14,000 staff working in all sectors from transport, energy, buildings, water and the environment to health and education, industry and communications. They use world-wide resources and experience to:
- Plan, design, procure and deliver projects of any type on any scale
- Provide management consultancy built on technical know-how
- Help shape and implement development policies and programmes
- Advance sustainability and promote the wellbeing of the planet
The Energy Generation & Supply Knowledge Transfer Network
The Energy Generation & Supply Knowledge Transfer Network promotes collaboration and knowledge sharing across the UK energy sector. It focuses on supporting innovation through networking, identifying funding and investment opportunities and helping form partnerships in the offshore wind, wave & tidal, carbon abatement technology, fuel cells & hydrogen sectors as well as future & emerging opportunities.
RCUK Energy Programme
The Research Councils UK Energy Programme, led by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), is investing more than £530m in research and skills to pioneer a low carbon future. This builds on an investment of £360m over the past 5 years.
Carisma RCT Ltd
Carisma RCT Ltd is a knowledge-intensive business delivering process innovation and optimisation to industry and government. They specialise in enterprise design for sustainability, strategic sourcing and procurement, and supply chain design & management. The business was founded in 2007 as the logical consequence of the long-standing professional relationship between the directors. Privately funded, Carisma RCT has seen a rapid development in the first year of operation. Headquartered in Dingwall, the business operates internationally with an office in Italy (Brescia) as well.
North of Scotland Industries Group (NSIG) is a trade organisation, with a membership of over 100 commercial business and organisations. NSIG promotes the interests of its collective membership and the local economy in the North of Scotland, as well as establishing opportunities and addressing issues that concern the membership. NSIG aims to improve and enhance the business prospects of its members and the wider Highland community through collaborating internally, as well as externally, with the appropriate agencies. It promotes and markets available skills, services and facilities to the energy markets in the UK as well as overseas, and addresses issues of concern that may be deemed to be detrimental to the economic growth of the business in the North of Scotland.