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Putting the innovation cycle at the heart of UK business

Adam Kene, Managing Director, Kene Partners, shares a vision of a UK business climate that celebrates and rewards innovation at every level.
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Boosting UK public sector delivery with robotic assistance

Business Systems UK’s Will Davenport explains why software designed to automate routine operations could be a real help for a cash-starved UK public sector.

New report highlights international UKRI opportunities

An independent report published by Professor Sir Adrian Smith and Professor Graeme Reid, sets out the new opportunities for the UK to extend its international collaborations.
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Brexit could be an opportunity for science

Dr Thomas Fink, Director of the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences argues that Britain’s track record of scientific leadership is not the result of EU funding and the opportunity for science will be open.
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£500,000 awarded to councils for digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded over £500,000, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Local Digital Fund, to fund seven digital technology projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.
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Fusion could be the answer to the UK’s issue with public sector innovation

Tim Devine, technology expert, and Kate Robertson, defence and security expert at PA Consulting discuss how fusion could be the answer to the UK’s issue with public sector innovation, allowing the government to pool together the different pockets of innovation.
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A glimpse at astronomical sciences in the U.S.

Here, we unveil the sterling efforts of the National Science Foundation to further astronomical sciences in the U.S.
The Moonshot Research and Development Program

The Moonshot Research and Development Program: Challenging research and development towards the future

Hirai Takuya, Member of the House of Representatives and former Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy in Japan, shares his thoughts on The Moonshot Research and Development Program, that challenges research and development towards the future.
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Harnessing energy from nuclear fusion

Matteo Barbarino, Sehila Gonzalez de Vicente and Danas Ridikas from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) give some useful information about harnessing energy nuclear fusion.
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Benchmarking: The keystone of robotics innovation

The H2020 Project EUROBENCH and GET2EXCEL are creating the first benchmarking and standardisation framework for robotics innovation worldwide, much more of which we find out about here.
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Why the public sector should use automation to better support UK citizens

Simon Johnson, General Manager of Freshworks UK discusses how the public sector must invest in automation tools to better support UK citizens and deliver amazing, unexpected experiences they’re accustomed to in their everyday lives.
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How social innovation can support citizen participation

Beth Perry, Catherine Durose and Liz Richardson reflect on the findings of the Jam and Justice Action Research Collective in Greater Manchester and discuss how social innovation can support citizen participation.
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Physics: Nuclear Density Functional Theory determining properties of atomic nuclei

The Nuclear Theory Group at the University of York, United Kingdom, develops novel theoretical methods for a precise description of ground and exited nuclear states, more of which is explained here by Jacek Dobaczewski, Chair in Theoretical Nuclear Physics.
user experience

Standards drive innovation and user experience

John McMahon, Product Director at IEG4, discusses why standards in the public sector IT industry such as pay and notify will help drive innovation and user experience.
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European SMEs robotics applications

Dr Sotiris Makris, from the Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation, explains how innovative SMEs can implement and prove new technology, including robotics, that addresses real-life problems.
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The promises and challenges of biomodifying technologies for the UK

Michael Morrison, Senior Researcher in Social Science at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX), University of Oxford, sheds light on the promises as well as biomodifying technologies for the UK.
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The priorities of the internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs in Europe

The priorities of Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are charted here, including her thoughts on social innovation.
innovation ecosystems

Building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition

Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council shares his thoughts on building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition.
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UK priorities for science, research and innovation

The UK is focusing on international partnerships and ground-breaking sector deals in order to remain a global leader in science. Here, we find out about the work of Chris Skidmore MP, the UK’s Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and the Office for Life Sciences.
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Can innovation and new technology tackle environmental issues in the marine environment?

Tessa Harding, Director, Aquatic Ecology, at Thomson Environmental Consultants asks if innovation and new technology can tackle environmental issues in today’s marine environment.

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