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U.K. R&D spending is still not enough!

By |March 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Despite U.K R&D spending reaching a record breaking 33.1 billion pounds, its efforts were still not enough and it currently only ranks 11th in the European Union, according to Office Of National Statistics. This signifies that Britain is lagging behind its major European peers when it comes to R&D spending. Britain invested 1.67 percent of [...]

Unilever opens new research and development centre in the UK

By |March 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

After two years of construction the new Unilever research and development centre opens in Merseyside, Uk. The R&D facility features a pilot plant which will allow scientists and engineers at Unilever to test new ideas on a factory scale. The site director Cameron Jones is delighted to announce the official opening of the advanced manufacturing [...]

Have you got tastebuds for detection? This might be the tasty role for you!

By |February 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Attention all chocoholics! How does getting paid to eat chocolate sound? Think it’s too good to be true, well think again because four new roles have opened up in the UK as a professional taster of Cadbury chocolate, Oreo cookies and cocoa drinks. Cadbury is calling all people with tastebuds for detection and with a [...]

Could beer take over the fuel industry?

By |January 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a result of rapid advancements in research and development and innovative thinking, a worldwide beverage could become the next big phenomenon in the fuel industry. An active ingredient has been identified which is present in beer and can be used as a renewable source of motor fuel, potentially replacing diesel and gasoline and requiring [...]

R&D research can yield tax rewards for your company!

By |January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

If your company is carrying out research into a new process and is incurring costs and expenses as a result of its research, it may be eligible for an R&D tax relief. It does not matter whether the time, effort and costs invested will result in a successful outcome, as long as the company is [...]

Delivery service robots are revolutionising local delivery

By |November 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Exciting things are ahead in the delivery service industry as Starship technologies releases their newest delivery service robots and are revolutionising local delivery by making it faster, smarter and more cost-efficient. The delivery service robots were founded in London and designed to deliver small packages within a two-to-three mile radius. The robots operate autonomously 99% of the [...]

Government urges Britain to maximise potential by increasing R&D spending

By |November 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

British Prime Minister Theresa May is pushing to fulfil Britain’s potential by increasing research and development funding in hope to maximise the potential of the country’s renowned scientists and universities. An extra £2.3 billion in funding on top of the already promised £12.5 billion has been guaranteed by the UK government as part of a [...]

Yorkshireman introduces a new era in water saving technology

By |November 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One afternoon a Yorkshireman Wes Sugden-Brook was gardening with his children, when it came to cleaning their hands with the hosepipe he switched the nozzle to the mist function. As he watched the dirt quickly disappear from his children’s hands something clicked in his head about surface area and physics and this was the beginning of [...]

Brighton company creates innovative platform to build powerful business strategies

By |November 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Social media is all over the internet and where people navigate to so do brands. A  company which has effectively figured out a strategy to turn viewer and customer information into insights for business strategies is Brandwatch. Brandwatch is a social media intelligence monitoring system founded in Brighton in 2007. The platform reads and summarizes web discussions [...]

UK startup launches smart car insurance that fits around you

By |November 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Imagine being able to simply set up car insurance for an hour, a day, a week or any time frame you wish? Well Cuvva has made this possible! The UK startup launched because of the poor experiences people had dealing with insurance companies. Often dealing with standard insurance companies can be slow, complicated and they [...]