transport systems

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. …

What do we need for electric vehicles to be a success in the UK?

electric vehicle charging socket

The 2040 trajectory for electric vehicles (EV) With the recent government announcement to ban the sale of conventional internal combustion engine vehicles from 2040 the transport stage has now been set for significant disruptive change. 2040 is a long way …

Connecting a fragmented logistics industry

Connected logistics

Despite the introduction of smartphones, telematics and satellite navigation systems, logistics remains a highly fragmented, inefficient and dangerous industry. DriverNet provides an app that transforms isolated and uninformed duties into fully connected and controlled experiences across a new online logistics …

Connected cities – seeking new opportunities for global partnership

Ruth-Mckernan-with-panel-and-jo-johnson-at-uk-india-tech-summit

I arrived in India after an exciting few days at the Innovate 2016 event in Manchester, co-hosted by Innovate UK and the Department for International Trade. Cities of the future were an important theme of the event, showcasing UK innovation. …

Creating a blueprint for smart cities worldwide

Manchester corridor from the sky

CityVerve’s goal is to create a smarter city, and that means being smarter with how we collect and use data. Though CityVerve is technically only a few months old, life for Manchester’s demonstrator really began in August of 2015 when …