Month: February 2020

Cornwall is a hotbed for marine tech and is leading the world in it

Cornwall is a hotbed of industry and marine tech is one of the areas where the region is a world leader – creating innovative and exciting products. Whether it is harnessing the power of the sea, creating robot boats, improving fishing or new ways of designing vessels, there are hundreds of companies doing incredible work. …

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Satellite image technology used to find solve pothole issues on Blackburn’s roads

Sometimes they can make motorists feel like they’re driving on the rocky surface of the moon. But the pothole crisis has been solved for one council – by spotting them from space. Blackpool Council says it is the first in the UK to use satellite image capturing to identify craters in the roads in seconds. …

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Why hold a facilitated product development workshop?

Why hold a facilitated product development workshop?

Starting a product development project with an independantly faciliated workshop is a great idea. Organising the teamwork, and communicating a common vision to everyone avoids headaches later.   In his book Assessment and Control of Software Risks, Casper Jones tell us that facilitated workshops: reduce the risk of scope creep – continuous growth of requirements …

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Could This New Material Help Solve Australia’s Bushfires?

Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor at University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute, has developed the crystalline material after decades of research Pic Sean Curtin Photo.

After the hottest and driest year on record, Australia faced a bushfire crisis in late 2019 that burned approximately 25 million acres of land across the country. Dozens of people died and millions of animals perished due to the blazes, the extreme drought and the searing temperatures. Australia’s bushfire tragedy and countless other incidents of …

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How to Get the Most from An Innovation Programme

How to the Get the Most from a Corporate Innovation Programme

Being innovative is not a skill that’s easily learned. In fact, companies big and small often struggle with encouraging innovation in their workplaces. Does that sound familiar to you? If so, then an innovation programme may be all that lies between your company’s struggles and a future that’s filled with innovation and amazing new product …

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