Recent events have shaken the world, bringing 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 inequality into sharp focus. It cannot be ignored.
Monday, 23 March 2020 is a date that will be etched into the records of British history. The day we locked down. Since then, COVID-19 has turned the world upside down - taking millions of lives and disrupting families, societies and economies.
To mark International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021, we’re celebrating women across the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Find out how Jay got the nickname 'Nips McGee' and her work with some of the exciting projects funded by the Sustainable Innovation Fund.
As I reflect on my tenure at Innovate UK, I am exceptionally proud to have led the organisation through many complex challenges – from organisational transformations to UKRI integration to preparing for the myriad eventualities of Brexit. However, as any business leader will now attest, nothing could have prepared me for the challenges (and opportunities) of the COVID-19 pandemic.
International networking formed a key element of a recent trip to Israel with 18 women-led businesses on a Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) mission to forge partnerships and develop connections between companies working globally in Artificial Intelligence. We caught up with 7 of the mission attendees to find out more about how networking can impact innovative businesses, and how to maximise networking opportunities.
Growing a team and attracting talent are some of the most difficult challenges that entrepreneurs face. This is something that was no different for me and my business.
Around nine years ago, I noticed a huge gap in the construction industry, not many women or girls were considering opportunities in the industry: at that time my training portfolio was 90% male and 10% female.
How do you make things happen? I mean important things, for example, getting your innovation idea to the next stage, securing funding to scale your business or even finding the right people to join your team? I believe that the …
The tech sector’s gender imbalance is nothing new, so it will come as no surprise that in 2017, out of the 2.1 million employees working in the UK’s technology sector, only 17 percent were women.