26 April 2006 – DTI collaborative R&D funding launch event

31 May 2006

Graham Spittle Chair of the Technology Strategy Board

Innovative platforms – societal challenge – range of technology – policy levers – products & services: network security & intelligent transport are done – possible link to DFES BSF?

Pam Alexander RDA Innovation lead, SEEDA

need to link with SWRDA (Stephen Peacock) over Bristol pervasive learning something – ideas from Learning Team & Phil Stenton HP – 20% of RDA Innovation spend in this area

Patrick McDonald Technology Director, DTI Science & technology investment framework 2004-2014 (treasury website ) – consultation until end-May Triple bottom line justification for projects ? Check out societal innovations platforms ? Possibly similar to the commercial platforms. 2 November – Innovate 2006 – DTI conference

Ray Browne Deputy Director,Technology Programme, DTI Can cross technology areas but must be within somehow. 1:8 funding to application ratio – academic partners get 75% funding – Gateway Questions: q1 alignment with Technology priority q2 added value

Slides on website Application briefing – 18, 19 May 10% fasttrack 10-15 applications per stream £1.5m grant average funding splits are nominal only In-kind contribution not aligned to project – check definitions Industry driven projects really.

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