Month: August 2019

August 27, 2019

Government Announces Launch of £300M Investment in Cleaner Flight Solutions

In a press release on 24 September from the Department for Transport, Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Secretary of State – BEIS Andrea Leadsom and Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps, it was announced that […]

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Innovation Revisited

What is innovation? The term is often confused with invention, a new idea verified by test or experimentation. In contrast, the best definition of innovation I have seen is: “an idea successfully delivered into the market” .

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August 21, 2019

More integration of digital technologies is needed to boost UK manufacturing

Margaret Wood, member of the Made Smarter Commission and founder of specialist glazing company, ICW (UK) Ltd, joined fellow commissioners and former Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark, last month at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at Rotherham to call for greater integration of digital […]

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August 19, 2019

Flying Circus

The spread of innovation around the world can be very rapid, a new mobile phone with novel features will be available across the globe in a matter of months.  There is a global market for innovation.  That said, there are significant differences in markets around the world.

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August 13, 2019

PM sets out vision to cement UK as a science superpower

Boris Johnson has instructed the Home Office and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to work with the scientific community to develop a new fast-track visa route for the brightest and best, with a view to launching it later this year.

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