Useful links

Here you can find regional and national organisations which provide information, support, training and funding relevant to the development and uptake of the Internet of Things.

Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) – Academic Health Science Networks connect the NHS, academics, research, industry, patients and the public – building a culture of partnership and collaboration.

Catapult Programme – the Catapult centres are a network of world-leading centres designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific areas and help drive future economic growth.

Growth Hubs – a network of 38 Growth Hubs led by the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) join up national and local business support so it is easy for businesses to find the help they need.

IoTUK – powered by Digital Catapult and Future Cities Catapult, IoTUK is a programme of activities that seeks to advance the UK’s global leadership in the IoT and increase the adoption of high quality IoT solutions throughout industry and the public sector.

Knowledge Transfer Network – the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives. KTN is a network partner of Innovate UK. They also provide a LinkedIn group to discuss IoT ideas, themes, problems and solutions.

Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) – the Northern Health Science Alliance NHSA is a Northern Powerhouse in Health helping companies and organisations globally to access the expertise of 8 cities.

PETRAS – the PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub is a consortium of nine leading UK universities which will work together over the next three years to explore critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security.

Research England – Research England is a new council within UK Research and Innovation. They oversee UK Research and Innovation’s England-only functions in relation to university research and knowledge exchange.

Smart Sheffield – a regular open meetup for people and organisations interested in the ‘smart city’ concept and related projects in Sheffield.

The IoT Tribe – IoT Tribe strengthens ties between start-ups, corporates and the broader global deep tech ecosystem. Our mission is to get start-ups to their first big enterprise sale and give our corporate partners access to the technologies that can fuel their businesses.

Made Smarter – backed by UK government, Made Smarter is designed to boost UK manufacturing productivity and growth through the use of Industrial Digital Technology (IDT) such as robotics, AI and additive manufacturing.