OASIS building demonstrator programme presented to UK Foreign Secretary in Bengaluru, India.

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The announcement was made by the SUNRISE project, led by Swansea University, during a showcase of British-Indian innovation attended by UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, in front of an audience of potential collaborators and investors. The Active Buildings concept has already been proven to work. The Active Office and Classroom, built on Swansea University’s campus, […]

SUNRISE announced International Collaboration of the Year in the sixteenth annual THE Awards

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Swansea University in collaboration with international and UK institutions has lifted the International Collaboration of the Year trophy at the sixteenth annual THE Awards. The THE Awards – widely referred to as the ‘Oscars of higher education’ – are the biggest celebration in the UK HE calendar, attracting hundreds of entries from individuals, teams and […]

IISc Bangalore install a solar micro-grid in a primary health centre in Dharwad

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Professor Satish Patil, Dr Chithambararaj and their team at IISc Bangalore have successfully installed a 5.2kW solar-powered micro-grid in a primary health centre in Gudageri, Dharwad. The health centre provides care for 20-30,000 people from nearby rural villages, including delivering an average of 10 infants per month. They have a maternity unit and a deep […]

SUNRISE selected as case study for OECD report on transdisciplinary research

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SUNRISE has been selected as a case study for an OECD report on ‘Addressing societal challenges using transdisciplinary research.’ In May 2019, Dan Sparks, Policy Manager (Global Challenges Research Fund) at UKRI, recommended SUNRISE as a potential ‘good practice’ case study for an OECD Global Science Forum project focused on analysing the theory, methods, and […]

Textiles to Terawatts: Royal Society Award to Explore the Global Opportunity for Screen-Printed Photovoltaics

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We have received a 2019 Royal Society International Collaboration Award to print photovoltaics in Mexico using their existing screen-printing infrastructure. As part of the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF), the Royal Society award enables UK research leaders to develop international collaborations with the best researchers from around the world, to work on some of the […]