How to connect with the University of Reading

TVAI Hub is proud to be part of the University of Reading. The University offer many different routes for collaboration, including access to their cutting-edge facilities, award-winning research, Academics, and student placemement and internships to name a few.

The best way to explore routes of collaboration with University of Reading is to contact the Knowledge Transfer Centre via their Front Door Initiative.

KTC3As a team, the KTC's Front Door Initiative aims to provide an easy route into the University for anyone interested in working with them and accessing their research. The centre provide high-levels of service and support to enable partners to develop collaborations via a range of mechanisms and funding opportunities, and focus on helping companies grow and increase their competitiveness.

Contacting the Knowledge Transfer Centre is easy via email or via their web submission page

 

Berkshire Business Growth Hub

Growth Hub

The Berkshire Business Growth Hub offer impartial business advice, specialist support programmes and a range of events for businesses in Berkshire—all free of charge. These services are not just aimed at established businesses with ambitious growth plans, but also new start-ups, scale-ups, and entrepreneurs looking to turn their ideas into a business. 

You can find out more about the Business Growth Hub here

Scale Up Berkshire

Scale Up Berkshire

ScaleUp Berkshire is an exclusive programme offering rapidly scaling businesses the opportunity to access to some of the region’s top business leaders, independent advice, peer networking events and specialist scale-up resources and services. All with the aim of helping you to scale your business faster.

You can find out more about Scale Up Berkshire here

Innovate UK EDGE

Innovate UK EDGE

Innovate UK EDGE is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s investment in the innovative businesses that drive economic growth. It complements Innovate UK project funding with intensive, specialist-led support for such ambitious businesses.

You can find out more about Innovate UK EDGE here.

 

What's Going On...

R.U.Hacking? 2021 online hackathon!

26th -27th June 2021

R. U. Hacking? (Reading University Hacking) proudly present our third annual 24-hour Student Hackathon at the University of Reading, welcoming students from all over the UK and EU!

If you'd like to find out more about the event, get in touch with us at readingunihack@gmail.com!

 

applied ai

Applied AI is Tech Nation’s first growth programme for Artificial Intelligence to help the UK’s most promising founders who are applying AI in practical areas and creating real-world impact. The programme is based on peer-to-peer support and the shared experience of later-stage founders, all curated under the values of honesty, intimacy and trust.

Now in its third year, Applied AI is looking for yet another cohort to support. It’s free to join and we don’t take an equity stake in your business.

Applications close at 4 pm on 30 June 2021.

Apply here.

Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22

Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation 2021/22 competition, that aims to get more women with excellent ideas innovating within UK businesses, will open this Summer. 

On the 17th of August, the KTN will be hosting a briefing event that will focus on providing information about the awards, eligibility criteria, the application process, and timeline.  

Subscribe here to the Women In Innovation newsletter for competition updates.