Technology and humans in opposition from historical works like Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to more recent examples in Ex Machina and The Matrix, our cultural lives have many references to AI-themed apocalyptic cautionary tales.
Business support and advice.
As the Innovation Readiness in Foundation Industries report is launched, Bruce Adderley comments on what we need to do to encourage businesses and the sector to embrace innovation in the UK.
As the plans for the National Infrastructure Bank are announced, Mareike Schmidt asks what do we need to do to encourage the growth of smarter, cleaner local energy systems across the UK?
To mark International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021, we’re celebrating women across the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
There is a real need to protect the environment and improve the way we, as individuals and communities, respond to the ever-growing strain the environment is under. Through community initiatives, there are options for those who have previously not had the opportunity to get involved to be part of something life-changing.
Find out how Jay got the nickname 'Nips McGee' and her work with some of the exciting projects funded by the Sustainable Innovation Fund.
Imagine a future where our children are learning in schools that are optimised to maximise their health and ability to concentrate. Where patients in our hospitals get to recover faster because their surroundings boost their mental health. Where hospital layouts are optimised to make routine work efficient so doctors and nurses have more time with patients. Where those buildings are net-zero carbon, have been built faster and are easier to upgrade.
Innovation isn’t always easy. Turning your idea for a new product, process or service into something people need, want and will pay for can take time, effort, resources, and your resourcefulness.
Join us at our free online Innovate East event on 2 and 3 March and start your innovation journey.
Recent events have shaken the world and brought significant changes to our society and economy. In particular, the disproportionate impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have brought into sharp focus inequalities that cannot be ignored. …
Thomas Edison famously said that “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”. This made me wonder if these are the only vital ingredients needed to become a successful pioneer. I decided to investigate and shine a light on some of …