Artificial intelligence is high on the technology agenda for governments around the world, with the UK and India being leading examples. Here, Will Crosthwait unveils discussions held between the two countries during a recent trade mission to India.
The government threw down a gauntlet to Local Enterprise Partnerships to deliver regional business growth and innovation when it published its Industrial Strategy White Paper last November. Here, Christine Gaskell explains the importance of Local Industrial Strategies.
Thousands of cases of breast cancer aren't picked up by mammograms. Could AI and data help revolutionise the way cancer is detected? Nick Jennings from Imperial College London thinks so.
The Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark visited the Culham Science Centre-based Oxbotica to announce the UK government has committed £25m towards three autonomous vehicle projects. Why was this announcement made in Oxfordshire? Simply put, we are at the heart of connected and autonomous vehicle developments globally.
Ideas, people, infrastructure, business environment and places are the five foundations of the UK Industrial Strategy which was published one year ago this week. The newly opened, £50m McLaren Composites Technology Centre encompasses all of them.
The Industrial Strategy was launched one year ago today to improve the UK’s productivity, outlined through its Grand Challenges - but what headway has been made in this first year? And what have we learned?
The Industrial Strategy has a startling statistic that only 50% of our companies do any innovation at all. Universities have a big role to play and particularly through the researchers that we train.
The Space Propulsion Integration and Manufacturing Centre at Thales UK Belfast, Thales Alenia Space delivered the UK’s first all-electric propulsion module designed and built in the UK, the Spacebus Neo Xenon Propulsion System (XPS).
Three years ago, following the success of its Geovation Challenges, Ordnance Survey (OS) opened the Geovation Hub in London and launched the Geovation Accelerator Programme to help new GeoTech businesses launch and grow.
It’s no secret that the global population is ageing, and whilst this presents social and economic challenges, it also presents a huge opportunity to develop cutting edge innovation. And with climate change on everyone’s agenda, we take a look at the cross section between design for demographic change and design for environmental sustainability.