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COVID-19 recasts internet as a utility for every home

Jorg Weltes, Partner at Reply, explores how the telecommunications sector has grown amid the COVID-19 crisis after broadband is perceived to be essential to surviving lockdown.

‘Luminaire of the Future’ aims to revolutionise the European lighting industry

Here, Project Coordinator of “Repro-light” Wilfred Pohl explains how the customisable and sustainable ‘Luminaire of the Future’ aims to revolutionise European lighting in the workplace.
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Globally addressing polypharmacy and multimorbidities with computational techniques

Dr Juliana Bowles, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, discusses how to tackle polypharmacy and multimorbidities with computational techniques.
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Conservation efforts and genomics: Not all genomes are created equal

Professors Darren Griffin and Mike Bruford (Universities of Kent and Cardiff) discuss what is meant by a “whole genome sequence” and how it is revolutionising conservation efforts.
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Leeds City College ‘I’m In’ campaign supports students and staff in lockdown

As part of the ‘I’m In’ campaign, Leeds City College have put in place a number of stimulating activities and resources to provide mental health support to students and staff during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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A low carbon future with district heating solutions

Steve Richmond from REHAU UK’s Building Solutions division shines a spotlight on the uncertainty surrounding traditional fossil fuel heating systems, and how companies are taking steps to implement a new generation of district heating solutions.
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A correlation between global climate change and human health

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group shares her perspective on the correlation between global climate change and human health.
The Green Deal

The Green Deal: Low carbon, waste and emissions

Cillian Lohan from the European Economic and Social Committee provides his thoughts on the Green Deal, characterised by low carbon, low waste, low emissions plus a high quality of life and prosperity.
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Transport in Israel: The progress of electric buses and vehicles

Open Access Government spoke with Avner Flor, Senior Director, Division of Motor Vehicles, within Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Road Safety about the progress of electric buses and vehicles in the country.
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How will COVID-19 impact US-China trade relations?

Gidon Gautel, China Foresight Project Coordinator at LSE IDEAS, discusses how COVID-19 could impact US-China trade relations as the economy attempts to recover.
Company culture

Company culture post-COVID-19 – How will yours change?

Helen Astill, MD Cherington HR Ltd, explores how company culture will be affected as businesses emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What are the benefits of an Open Access full-fibre network?

Mikael Sandberg, Chairman, VX Fiber, discusses how collaboration, public/private investment and an Open Access model are the key ingredients to getting Europe connected.
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Japan and EU work on strategic partnership for COVID-19 pandemic

President von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, discussed the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Japan’s relationship with the automotive industry

In this article, we take a look at the automotive industry in Japan and explore which brands call the world’s biggest car-producing nation home.
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Proactive security strategy for the public sector: Part two

In the second article of this two-part series, Sascha Giese, Head Geek at SolarWinds, shares the final 5 steps that public sector organisations should adopt in order to form a robust security strategy.
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Can cannabidiol (CBD) treat epilepsy?

Here, OilsBySimpson Founder Kevin William Simpson, explains what current research shows about CBD’s effect on epilepsy and its applications as a treatment.
Fighting infectious crop diseases

Fighting infectious crop diseases with big data analyses

Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack, Research Programme Leader Wheat Pathogenomics at Rothamsted Research, explores how big data analyses and knowledge networks can be used to protect global wheat crops from infectious diseases.
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Constant reinvention: The strategic locational importance of Swindon and Wiltshire

Paddy Bradley, Director of Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership, underlines the strategic locational importance of Swindon and Wiltshire in the UK.
mobility tracing

How mobility tracing could see the UK eased out of lockdown

Carlos Pinheiro, Principal Data Scientist, SAS, explores at mobility tracing as a more effective and safer alternative to contact tracing, one which would allow for lockdown measures to be eased more gradually.
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How blockchain can tackle the issue of healthcare skills shortages?

Alejandro Coca, Head of Business at TrueProfile.io, outlines the role that blockchain-enabled technologies can play in addressing the rise in skill shortages across the NHS.

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