Launched a year ago by Nesta and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Renewable Energy Challenge Prize has a tried and tested winner!

The winning solution exceeds all the technical requirements for the challenge, covers the energy needs for war returnee families and still costs no more than €5,000 per unit.

Anonymous | 2/25/2014

More widespread participation in the creation of renewable energy will push the UK closer to its low-carbon economy goal, says Valerie Mocker

 

Anonymous | 2/25/2014

Last week, consultants Oliver & Ohlbaum published astudy for Google looking at the question of how to define and measure the creative industries. Its diagnosis of the problems in the metrics is in many ways correct.

Anonymous | 2/25/2014

 

Dementia currently affects more than 800,000 people in the UK. One in three over 65’s will die with some sort of dementia.  And, it’s a growing problem.

Anonymous | 2/24/2014

 

This year the race to build the critical mass of data needed to revolutionise healthcare will begin, and the UK will be the first to cross the finish line, says Sir John Chisholm

Anonymous | 2/24/2014
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Star Trek’s Tricorder diagnostic device will make a real life appearance in 2014, says Jon Kingsbury 2014 has already been touted as the year of wearable healthcare. By that I mean items of wearable technology that count steps, sleep and calories, allowing the user to upload, analyse and share their own health data. Indeed, I’m wearing a high-tech bracelet now as I write this (and wondering why I haven’t yet achieved my 12,000th step of the day). But I want to predict something more exciting in the world of health technology – that of the Tricorder.

Anonymous | 2/24/2014
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