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...

Explaining Open Innovation

What is Open Innovation? Open innovation is simply put the act of looking outside internal research and development departments. It is used to source novel and forward thinking ideas to solve an existing problem or develop new products for an organisation. It may take...

Hate sitting in traffic jams caused by roadworks? I Dare you To Solve it, with your digital innovation! Dare to Solve: Roadworks – £10,000 contest seeks innovative proposals to help reduce the inconvenience of roadworks. Staffordshire County Council, Amey, Elgin...

Growth vs Dominion

I was fortunate enough to hear the American Ambassador to the UK, Matthew Barzun speak the day after the Orlando shooting – coincidentally at a diversity event – Diversity in Tech – being spearheaded by Wayra who ardently support the promotion of diversity. (three...

Smart Cities: the US finally makes a move

When you’re investigating Smart Cities the same names keep on cropping up: Barcelona (Juniper Research’s Global Smart City 2015), India (thanks to Modi’s 100 Smart Cities initiative) and Singapore (the “smartest city”, according to some observers). Strangely, though,...