Research and development

London startup launches debit card allowing for Bitcoin spending

By |November 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

A London startup company by the name of London Block Exchange (LBX) is launching the ‘Dragoncard’, which is a debit card that will allow people to spend cryptocurrencies across the UK. LBX launched on Tuesday 14 November with the mission to offer a robust experience for those who wish to safely and easily understand and invest [...]

An innovative smart home heating system saves on energy and reduces bills

By |November 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Imagine having an innovative heating system that learns exactly when you use each room in your home and turns off radiators and other heat sources independently and automatically when they are not needed. Such innovation would allow greater control of energy and electricity bills and would also be substantially more environmentally friendly. Well the smart [...]

London startup introduces an innovative way to building a sustainable environment

By |November 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

In 2009 entrepreneur Laurence Kemball-Cook had a vision to find a way of building a smarter and more sustainable environment which could empower and connect people. With the pressures of climate change and rapidly expanding cities, society currently faces complex environmental and social challenges. This was why Kemball-Cook decided to develop Pavegen, a technology that [...]

Bloom & Wild have put an innovative twist on flower gifting

By |November 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Ordering and sending flowers can be a timely process, however one company has managed to bring the simplicity and fun back into gifting flowers. Bloom & Wild is an online florist that simplifies the process of ordering and sending flowers, you don’t even need to be at home to receive them. Founded in 2013, the [...]

EVRYTHNG introduces the ages of smart products

By |November 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

In the digitally connected world that we live in today everything around us comes to life in some way and this is exactly how the concept of EVRYTHNG came about. In 2012 a platform which connects any physical object to the internet was established by a bunch of young entrepreneurs. The company’s mission was to [...]

An innovative startup is changing the future!

By |November 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

An innovative startup drone company has determined a way to detect risks around oil rigs and gas pipelines before they become a problem. Sky-Futures has figured out a way to save time, improve safety and significantly cut costs of manual checks which typically rely on shutdowns and abseiling humans, through the use of unmanned aerial [...]

Innovative London company is enabling businesses to utilise their opportunities

By |November 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Looking for an innovative solution that will reduce your risk in doing business? Need a tool that will provide your company with a more in-depth understanding of private companies, the people that run them and the market in which they operate? DueDil, short for due diligence, is your one stop shop helping businesses to find opportunities and [...]

Open Bionics is revolutionising the prosthetic industry

By |November 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In the UK approximately 1 in every 1,000 people have lost a limb through an accident, illness or military action. Samantha Payne and Joel Gibbard are the co-founders of Open Bionics and the pair identified a serious gap for affordable, comfortable and well-functioning prosthetics in the market. Currently if you lose your hand, there are [...]

Always Canny, Never Nasty!

By |November 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Liam Watson, your everyday Newcastle bloke had a vision to create a Milkshake which not only tasted great but also had great ingredients. So Watson went on to combine his love for Milkshakes with his ‘canny’ personality and created something that had never been done before – a milkshake created from 100% natural ingredients. Growing [...]

Ensure your business remains competitive post-Brexit!

By |September 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

It is essential that SMEs start to reap the benefits of R&D post Brexit and here is why.. The news about the government’s R&D boost is a timely reminder that UK businesses are still losing out on generous R&D savings. Over the past year there has been a 20% increase to the overall HMRC R&D [...]