The funding can be used to fund “lifesaving but costly” improvements as new mobile radios for responders, additional wireless towers and new equipment for communications centers that enables jurisdictions to communicate with each other.
Successful bidder will accelerate the growth of tech start-ups and scale-ups across the UK. Funding will tackle challenges facing small tech firms and grow regional support networks to level up investment and innovations around the country. £12 million awarded to support activity until 2025.
SPRITE+ was created in 2019, as part of the EPSRC’s Digital Economy programme, to foster engagement between academic and non-academic communities and provide a platform for building interdisciplinary collaborations to address challenges related to the future of digital trust, identity, privacy, and security (TIPS).
The Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is providing $100 million in grants for large-scale battery energy storage projects of 70MW or larger to provide essential system stability services to the electricity grid.