News and views
107 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

UK aerospace projects to share £60m funding

UK aerospace projects to share £60m funding | News and views | Scoop.it
Seven cutting edge aerospace projects have been selected to share £60million of funding, as part of a government-backed plan to keep the UK at the forefront of the global aerospace market.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Darrell Mann: 98pc of innovation projects fail, how to be the 2pc that don’t

Darrell Mann: 98pc of innovation projects fail, how to be the 2pc that don’t | News and views | Scoop.it
Former Rolls-Royce chief engineer Darrell Mann has spent much of his working life trying to understand why 98pc of R&D projects end in failure and has come up with an approach called systematic innovation. He has also created a system for ranking innovation in organisations and explains why Apple is better at it than Samsung, why Google is a paradox and Facebook is quite vulnerable.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Viridor, Highview partnership wins £8 million boost for energy storage innovation - Renewable Energy Focus

Viridor, Highview partnership wins £8 million boost for energy storage innovation Renewable Energy Focus The contract was announced as the UK's Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group published a Strategic Framework on Coordinating Low Carbon...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Infosys: UK economic recovery being driven by innovation and new ...

Infosys: UK economic recovery being driven by innovation and new ... | News and views | Scoop.it
A survey of 80 business leaders found that over two thirds think the UK's exit from the recession is being fuelled by innovation and new ideas.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Horizon Discovery's planned Aim float points to UK biotech pick-up - Financial Times

Horizon Discovery's planned Aim float points to UK biotech pick-up - Financial Times | News and views | Scoop.it
Horizon Discovery's planned Aim float points to UK biotech pick-up Financial Times The company is 20 per cent owned by Aim-listed Imperial Innovations, the venture arm spun out of the UK's four top research universities: Cambridge, Oxford,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

The UK produces some of the most creative minds on the planet. | Business Leader

The UK produces some of the most creative minds on the planet. | Business Leader | News and views | Scoop.it
Darrell Mann Leading innovation expert Darrell Mann gives his thoughts on the UK economy. If we believe recent media reports, the UK is well on the way to
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

National Graphene Institute gets new Business Director | University of Manchester | Universities - Electronics Research

National Graphene Institute gets new Business Director | University of Manchester | Universities - Electronics Research | News and views | Scoop.it
James Baker - National Graphene Institute - Business Director James Baker has been appointed, by the University of Manchester, as a Business Director for t
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

U.K. manufacturers to invest as confidence grows

U.K. manufacturers to invest as confidence grows | News and views | Scoop.it
LONDON--A growing number of the U.K.'s small and medium-sized manufacturing firms are planning to invest in their businesses, a survey showed Tuesday, as confidence in the economic recovery boosts their desire to expand and increase profitability.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Worldwide Internet of Things Spending by Industry Sector 2014-2017 Forecast

Worldwide Internet of Things Spending by Industry Sector 2014-2017 Forecast | News and views | Scoop.it
 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Affinegy and others help make 'Internet of things' a reality

Affinegy and others help make 'Internet of things' a reality | News and views | Scoop.it
Imagine a world where you get home from a long day of work, open the door, and the soothing music begins — magically — as the gas fireplace turns itself on.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Public Eye: the UK's Department for International Development

Public Eye: the UK's Department for International Development | News and views | Scoop.it
Q&A with Alistair Fernie, head of private sector department at the Department for International Development
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

In praise of the humble smart plug: Are outlets the gateway for the internet of things?

In praise of the humble smart plug: Are outlets the gateway for the internet of things? | News and views | Scoop.it
Connecting your home may seem daunting, but is there enough value in connecting a lamp or a coffee maker to make smart outlets an entry point to the internet of things for mainstream consumers?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Real Business - India's largest business angel group to make first UK investment

Real Business - India's largest business angel group to make first UK investment | News and views | Scoop.it
 The Indian Angel Network (IAN) is set to make its first investment in a UK startup, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills announced.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy - Fast Company

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy - Fast Company | News and views | Scoop.it
Fast Company
The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy
Fast Company
The U.K.-based startup Azuri offers a pay-as-you-go deal that uses cell-phone financing as its model and thus circumvents the high up-front costs of solar installation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Profile: Russ Cummings, CEO of Imperial Innovations - Imperial College London

Profile: Russ Cummings, CEO of Imperial Innovations - Imperial College London | News and views | Scoop.it
Profile: Russ Cummings, CEO of Imperial Innovations
Imperial College London
I have two personal missions: firstly, to demonstrate that we can make money out of science, engineering and research in the UK.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Four amazing tech concepts Fujitsu let us actually test (Wired UK)

Four amazing tech concepts Fujitsu let us actually test (Wired UK) | News and views | Scoop.it
Wired.co.uk goes hands-on with some of tech straight of Fujitsu's Innovation labs (Feeling up to touch a croc, but on a screen? Try Fujitsu: haptic surface w physical sensation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

UK manufacturing output continues to grow

UK manufacturing output continues to grow | News and views | Scoop.it
Manufacturing order books remained robust and output growth accelerated in February, according to the CBI.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Funding Circle gets £40m from UK government - FT.com

Funding Circle gets £40m from UK government - FT.com | News and views | Scoop.it
The UK’s alternative finance industry has taken another step along the road to mainstream acceptance with the promise of a £40m investment from the British government. Funding Circle, one of the UK’s largest peer-to-peer platforms, will use the
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Shift in IT field demands dual skill

Shift in IT field demands dual skill | News and views | Scoop.it
The “Internet of Things” – technologists’ vision of a network of billions of connected devices – has attracted the attention of tech giants including Cisco, Intel and General Electric, all of
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

A cavity that you want - News Center

A cavity that you want - News Center | News and views | Scoop.it
Showcasing University at Buffalo research and academic accomplishments, UB's News Center provides faculty experts, the latest news, video and photos.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Hive review: A tentative foray into the internet of things by British Gas is convincing

Hive review: A tentative foray into the internet of things by British Gas is convincing | News and views | Scoop.it
How many times have you nearly frozen to death because you couldn't be bothered to get off your comfortable sofa to switch on the central heating?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

Scientists Demonstrate Precise Modification of Graphene at Atomic Scale

Scientists Demonstrate Precise Modification of Graphene at Atomic Scale | News and views | Scoop.it
Fabricating functional nano-devices is an ultimate goal of nanotechnology. Atomic-scale modification and sculpting of materials can enable nano-machines with wide-varying application potential in biological (medical) and chemical (trace sensing) uses.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Amy Firth
Scoop.it!

IMechE slams ‘pathetic’ number of UK engineers

IMechE slams ‘pathetic’ number of UK engineers | News and views | Scoop.it
Engineering numbers in the UK are 'pathetically low' and 'deeply worrying', the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has said.
more...
No comment yet.