Health and life sciences

Leading Edge Healthcare – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Building a world-class precision medicine industry

Today, Sir John Bell, Greg Clark and Jeremy Hunt announced that the Government, through its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), is launching the Leading Edge Healthcare Challenge – which includes a £146 million commitment over the next four years to support the development of technologies …

Presenting the UK’s most promising female entrepreneurs

infocus award

We believe that the most disruptive innovation can only occur when great and diverse minds meet and get access to proper support to realise their ideas. The participation of women in the innovation eco-system is crucial to the development of …

Business opportunities in the China's agri-tech sector

Hydroponics infrastructure for precision farming, China

The Internet of Pigs is a good mix of high-tech platform and Chinese humour, but its creators at Beijing-based company Nongxin claim it is the solution to the country’s food security challenges. Home to one of the world’s largest populations, …

Essential business tips for recruiting the right team

Essentials video 7_Recruiting the right team_All Tips

The seventh in our series of ‘Essential business tips’ covers recruitment.  Putting together the right team can be time-consuming and expensive, but having the ideal mix of skills at your disposal could make the difference between success and failure.  These …

Breath-taking technology – innovating respiratory measurement

Cambridge Respiratory Innovations, N-Tidal C in use

Hundreds of millions of people globally suffer from chronic respiratory conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  Currently there are no personal respiratory monitors which measure actual respiratory performance.  It sounds amazing, but it is a fact!  Quite …