The Tenshi Innovation Blog

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How to successfully apply for grant funding.

Its not only difficult for businesses to get traditional forms of investment, it can also be very time consuming and expensive. However the opportunity to receive public funds and resource support, if your solution fits the criteria for a government grant, is a powerful enabler.

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Movement in a Smart City

How can a smart city ease our movement in our ever growing urban spaces? Ten years ago global urban populations had already outgrown their rural counterparts. We know this trend will only continue to head upward. With current trends the worlds cities of 2050 are...

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Apply for Design Foundations funding now!

If you’re looking to explore new markets or products for your customers then act fast as Innovate UK currently offer a brilliant funding opportunity to get the ball moving. Design Foundations Round 2 encourages exploration, ideation, and innovation with support from...

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To Grant Or Not To Grant

The Government funding safety brief With so many UK Government and EU funding and grant options available to give your company a bit of a boost, it is crucial to know what you’re getting into and how to make most of them. Here’s our guide for evaluating public sector...

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Innovation – a basket of snakes

Innovation is a little like the lid to a basket of snakes. Underneath the buzzword there seems to be a swirling mass of options and opportunities, twisting and turning around themselves with venomous fangs of costs and barriers. Knowing just how to handle them and...

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The 6 Circles Of Hell of a Cross-Sectoral Startup

Tenshi's Seren Eilmann talks about her experience as the founder of cross-sectoral start-up Heelosophy.  Building a company like Heelosophy that has roots in so many different disciplines and industries is extremely exciting and rewarding, but can sometimes also lead...

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Falling Out of Fortune

The creative destruction of the Fortune 1000 In 2011 Forbes predicted that over 70% of Fortune 1000 companies will lose their rank within a decade because they fail to be entrepreneurial. Despite these companies trying really hard to keep up with the changing...

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Building links between academic and commercial innovation

When analysing innovation and new developments happening within their sector businesses often look to within their own research and development departments, analyse competitors or reach out to up and coming startups working within the area. One area which often gets...

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Competition as a motivational force

Competition is a consistent driving force in human behaviour and has inspired many of the greatest technological advances from the race between Elisha Gray and Alexander Bell to invent the telephone to the infamous rivalry between Apple and Samsung to create the most...

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