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Stuff you need to know

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Casting the net

Our responsibility to tidy up the planet doesn’t stop when we hit the ozone layer

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Enter a new reality


VR is proving a big hit in the manufacturing industry, but AR appears to have the edge

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Old school rules

Few would argue that modern technology doesn’t have a place in the classroom, but how about in the school bag?

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Flying start

Drones could swoop in to deliver a morning boost without even being asked

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Flex appeal

Technology is turning flexible working arrangements into a strong workplace trend

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Shop and go

Sainsbury’s is trialling a ‘till-free’ store where you can scan and pay with an app

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

I, Robot

Will we always value character over AI functionality?

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

No more droning on

The fun could be over as the Government proposes a ban on children using heavyweight drones

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Generation Gap

Far from plunging teenagers into a seedy world of depravity, it seems that tech is turning our young people into Generation Sensible

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Going into orbit

News that Scotland will host the UK’s first spaceport is great for our stellar satellite industry

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Back to nature

Plastics have been getting a bad rep, but young minds are finding creative uses for the controversial material

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

You cannot be serious!

Technology has been getting on the score sheet during a remarkable summer of sport

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

All in a fizz

As a CO2 shortage threatens our favourite summer beverages, innovators are already working to save the day.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Giving up gracefully

Sometimes you just have to know when you’re beaten

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Looking for innovation grants?

How to access UK funding and innovation grants for small business

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Another great Breakthrough

Time to pick up your copy of our innovation-focused magazine

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

What’s in a word?

The insurance industry is warning car manufacturers to spell out the reality of autonomous features

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Brits are coming

Our entrepreneurial spirit is pushing the UK to the forefront of engineering

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Out of this world

Will we really be living and working on the Moon within 100 years?

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Rescue Me

Drones aren’t just good for grocery deliveries and aerial photography – now they’re saving lives too

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Healthy practices

Remote working is on the rise, but so is the number of people showing up to the office when they’re ill

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Mind the gap

New technologies like robotics can boost productivity, but it’s not currently a level playing field

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

May the Force be with you

With yet more thrilling news to celebrate, we’re feeling like real tax Jedis

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Grasping at straws

Banning plastic straws might be a smart environmental move, but critics say it’s not that simple

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Good news galore!

We spend most of our time promoting other people’s innovations, so it’s lovely to have our own exciting stories to share

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Rise of the machines

Metal Mickeys have been making headlines for a variety of interesting reasons

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Rise of the silver surfer

The Grey Pound is an online force to be reckoned with

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Nation of innovation

Investments in the future of the UK’s advanced manufacturing industry have been stacking up this month

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Making our mark

We’ve signed up to help tackle climate change with The Planet Mark – will you join us?

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Reach for the stars

Paying tribute to one of the greatest innovative minds of all time

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Safety first

New technologies are harnessing the power of IoT to save lives

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tough love

It’s very easy to fall in your love with your product, but is it destiny or is your romance doomed to fail?

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Meet the tooth fairy

New miniaturised tech is granting manufacturers’ data-based wishes

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Plastic not-so fantastic

Iceland wants to dump non-environmentally friendly packaging in five years – surely there’s an innovation that can help?

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Resolving to change

Fortunately, the world’s innovators never lack the motivation to make things happen

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