ABGI news from across the UK and the world

Budget 2020

The 2020 Budget focuses on on the subject of innovation. The Chancellor has made it clear that the UK’s success in the global economy will be rooted in innovation and cutting-edge technology.

Periodic table: saving endangered elements from extinction

The periodic table is considered one of the most important and influential achievements in modern science reflecting the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics, biology and other disciplines.

Stack it up! The food industry is going vertical.

Vertical farming – also known as indoor farming – is the practice of food production utilising LED lighting instead of sunlight in a fully controlled, indoor environment.

Findlay appointed to aerospace industry proposal review panel

Sandy Findlay, Partnership Director at Edinburgh-headquartered innovation advisors ABGI UK, has been appointed to the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) Scotland Proposal Review Panel (PRP).

The big push for Maritime innovation

With their ‘Maritime 2050: Navigating the Future’ Strategy, the Government set clear priorities going forward and confirmed their support to the maritime sector.

Could your business benefit from a Knowledge Transfer Partnership?

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships can provide a variety of different opportunities for collaborative work that more not normally arise.

2020 must be year of audit reform

With the audit profession under fierce scrutiny and the regulator in flux, it is critical to move forward with the creation of the replacement audit watchdog to restore confidence in the audit profession, argues Scott Henderson, CEO of ABGI

Edinburgh-based ABGI UK names head for its new grants division

ABGI UK, has appointed Joe Matusiak to lead a new division which helps clients apply for funding.

R&D Tax Relief Supports e-Commerce Website Innovation

The UK’s e-commerce sector continues to go from strength to strength. According to figures published earlier this year by Ecommerce News Europe, business-to-consumer e-commerce turnover in the United Kingdom is on course to reach over 200 billion euro by the end of this year, an increase of nearly 15 per cent compared with last year.
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Funding through the Innovation Project Lifecycle

In this challenging and uncertain economic climate, investing in innovation is an invaluable way for manufacturing businesses to build resilience.