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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 [...]

Innovative London startup creates sustainable farming system

By |November 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In May 2013 Tom Webster and Kate Hofman founded a company with a vision to contribute to a more sustainable farming system using aquaponics. Aquaponics is a combination of fish farming and growing plants in a nutrient rich solution other than soil. This sustainable solution enables the urban farm to produce a year-round harvest of [...]

UK startup thriving by developing games for messaging apps

By |November 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

In 2016, two entrepreneurs Alan Harding and Matthew Wiggins perused their ambition of starting up their own games business with an innovative twist. Following their hunch that messaging apps would soon become the next huge platform for games the pair started to work on their future company Mojiworks. Harding and Wiggins both already knew a [...]

Revolutionary recycling business launches in Yorkshire

By |November 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

An entrepreneur from Yorkshire has launched the company ‘Allium’ which is the UK's most innovative and advanced green recycling business converting organic and biodegradable waste into a renewable source of energy. As a result of this innovative company founded by Richard Todd, approximately 100,000 tonnes of compost will be produced each year to restore non-agricultural land, [...]

British Entrepreneur develops solution for battery waste

By |November 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A British entrepreneur is working to create a business dedicated to reclaiming and reusing perceived end of life lithium batteries. Aceleron takes lithium batteries, used in everyday electronics at their apparent end of viable life and transforms them into low-cost second-life battery packs for the storage of renewable energy. Co-Founder Carlton Cummins has developed this [...]

Startup launches a ‘Google for restaurants’

By |November 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Need a quick and simple solution the cure your hunger? Or do you want to find a delicious restaurant without travelling out of town? Startup 'EatAndTheCity' has got you covered; offering a selection of location based wholesome and interesting foods within a short distance from your home. Ilkka Lavas founded EatAndtTheCity to create a location based [...]

Innovative smartphone app to order your prescriptions

By |November 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The days of having to travel to the pharmacist to pick up your prescription medication are over! Echo is a free app which allows you to order your repeat prescriptions to your door by simply telling the app what prescription you need and where your local GP is located. Once Echo has placed the order the [...]