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Stuff you need to know

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Looking for innovation grants?

How to access UK funding and innovation grants for small business

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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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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

What’s the toy story?

As the cute Cozmo heads for Christmas stockings everywhere, we attempt to predict the next techie toy trends

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Facing the future

Now that Facebook has launched a messaging app specifically for children, online security will become an even bigger priority for the tech world. 

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Innovation Nation

All eyes are on the ideas people, now that innovation is being recognised as central to the UK’s industrial strategy

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Road to somewhere

Electric vehicles and driverless cars move up a gear as innovators press ahead with their plans to revolutionise our highways.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time to save the world

Innovation is more important than ever as the need to abandon fossil fuels takes on new urgency

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

One for the album

Can AI ever really decide which family moments should be snapped or discarded?

 

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Too late to apologise?

Sorry seems to be the easiest word for Uber, but the debate rages about whether innovation mistakes can be forgiven.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

What a Breakthrough!

It’s our turn to shine as a major national award scheme tips us for the top

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Your chance to shine

Calling all food and drink innovators – The FoodTalk Awards are back!

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

What’s in a name?

A stylish moniker can make your product stand out from the crowd – but not forever

 

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Food for thought

If you’re feeding the nation with your innovation, you could be due some Government support

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Not Just a Pretty Face

Rumours suggest facial recognition will replace fingerprint scanning 

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Back to the Future

From early mobile phones to Pac-Man, retro is all the rage – but can the past spark fresh inspiration?

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Best In Class

It’s official – taking tech into the classroom makes learning more fun

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Speculate to innovate

There’s more to innovation than just a great idea

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Playing Mind Games

For app developers, a great idea with strong appeal just isn’t enough – Silicon Valley wants to ensure you’re well and truly hooked

 

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Friday, March 31, 2017

It's not you, it's us

So, the EU has received its Dear John letter… What will the Brexit break-up mean for UK innovation?

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Friday, March 17, 2017

DRIVERLESS DEAD-END

Have driverless cars hit a dead-end?

 

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