Health and life sciences

The opportunity for innovative space applications

Satellite in space orbiting the Earth

The world’s most valuable resource The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data This recent observation by The Economist, has made me wonder if we, as a nation, are making sufficient use of all sources of data. …

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, …