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New normal low touch economy

Re-inventing your business for the ‘new normal’ in the Low Touch Economy

The era of the new normal in the Low Touch Economy – ‘People are creating new habits, new regulations are being introduced, or evolving. And that creates a very interesting environment where there are a lot of new needs and new problems…’   Opening Brownber Hall four years ago was a labour of love for […]

Maya Lingam - EcoSpot - Sustainability

How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

Economy

As a young scientist…the economy will always exist but we want our future to be stable and safe

We only get one planet. The economy will always exist, whether crashing or rising, but we want our future to be stable and safe – that means economically and environmentally. The current pandemic is not enough to distract the attention away from the looming threat of climate change and the young activists behind the call […]

COVID-19 - I AM NEW GENERATION MAGAZINE

The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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Central Research Laboratory Accelerator program - 8th cohort - product

Central Research Laboratory Accelerator programme is searching for its next class of ‘product pioneers’

Applications for the Central Research Laboratory (CRL) accelerator programme is open for its 8th cohort – supporting early growth stage ‘product pioneers’. Backed by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), and Plus X Innovation Hubs, the six months initiative attracts around 100 applicants per year on average. This years’ […]

STARTUP STORY

Alzheimer's

Share Your Start-Up Story – Fighting Alzheimer’s with ‘Javoo’

Javoo is a social network app helping Alzheimer’s sufferers keep record of their memorable moments and engage in daily activities to battle memory loss. The ingenious idea, launched last month, was discovered by two brothers Sam, 21, and Scott Rosenberg, 23, after losing their grandfather to Alzheimer’s disease in 2013. Javoo has the support of the University of Nottingham’s […]

Editor's Pick: Weekend Zone

Editor’s Top 5 Picks: Weekend Zone

Our round up of events for you to jazz up your weekend – Take your pick from our weekend zone list and make it memorable. London Fashion Week Indulge yourself at Fashions Finest Pop-Up. Fashions Finest supports designers by creating opportunities for them to showcase and sell their products locally and internationally. Free entry but you […]

Simon Crowther - flood defence business 'Flood Protection Solutions'

I Used My Student Loan to Self-Fund My Business

I often see entrepreneurs bragging about how they dropped out from University to launch a business – I hope this is proof that you can do both. Simon Crowther launched his flood defence business ‘Flood Protection Solutions’ just three weeks after starting his Civil Engineering course at the University of Nottingham in 2012. He explains […]

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Netflix - The Documentary Talent Fund

Netflix’s new ‘Documentary Talent Fund’ to give £40,000 to 10 British filmmakers ‘to tell the stories they want to tell’

The newly launched Documentary Talent Fund will see Netflix award up to £40,000 each to 10 filmmakers ‘in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry’. Applications are open to a new generation of innovative storytellers to produce short documentary films, with a budget of between £20k and £40k, to tell the stories […]

64 Million Artists' The January Challenge 2021 - Creativity

The UK-wide 31 days of ‘creativity…changing the world one tic at a time’

Something for the New Year – #TheJanuaryChallenge2021 wants you to make the entire month of January your creative ‘playful prompt’ by linking your emotions with your creativity, to boost your mental health. #TheJanuaryChallenge2021 by 64 Million Artists, now in its eighth year, will see the public join up with poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE, writer, […]

Guardian of Indonesia’s critically endangered orangutans – Sari Fitriani: ‘My dream…the people near the forest act as their guardians’

“My dream for orangutans is that the people near the forest act as their guardians” – Sari Fitriani didn’t set out to become an activist. She just thought a career that involved commuting in her native Jakarta’s traffic seemed humdrum.  “Yeah, I’m kind of like that,” she laughed. Fitriani wanted to travel to the parts of Indonesia […]

Algorithm AI - founders of Synthezised

The most significant misconception about algorithms and AI is that it plays a central role in discriminating

The recent decision to use an algorithm to decide A-level results has put the use of advanced algorithms, underpinned by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies into the spotlight. What made this situation so unique is that it was also one of the first examples of an algorithm being relied on to make far-reaching decisions on a […]

Pharmaceutical - #evoiamnewgen - I Am New Generation Magazine

‘We believe the day is near when all pharmaceutical needs of Africa shall be produced in Africa’

Whilst pharmaceutical shortages are rampant in Zimbabwe’s public hospitals, newly graduated Dr Blessing Kambarami – at just 26 years of age – does not fold his hands and resign when his profession is defined by difficult working conditions. Kambarami has set up his own COVID-gowns manufacturing factory Martha & Son Pharmaceutical Industries and employs 50 workers […]

#evoiamnewgen – celebrating the next generation of leaders fixing their country’s societal issues to becoming self-sustainable

The accelerated effects of climate change coupled with the current viral outbreak and the displacement of people have turned the world’s axis on its head. #evoiamnewgen represents the next generation of leaders solving their country’s socio-economic problems and fast-tracking its growth towards being self-sufficient. Inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), #evoiamnewgen is a global-focused journalism project spotlighting young people, under […]

Formula E Talent Call for young presenters

Formula E ‘Open Talent Call’ for young new diverse presenters to break into sports broadcasting

Formula E – the all-electric motorsport racing series – is looking for the next generation of European presenters, aged 18 to 24, interested in kickstarting their media career in sports broadcasting. The ABB FIA Formula E Championship wants to create a better future in sports through racing and nurturing a culture of inclusivity – starting […]

London Writers Awards

London Writers Awards 2021 developing diverse writers across the publishing industry

The London Writers Awards – an annual development programme for diverse writers from across London – is open for submissions.  Sponsored by Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and supported by Arts Council England and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, the London Writers Awards 2021 is organised by Spread the Word – a London’s literary development charity –  and it is focused […]

I Am New Generation Magazine - Dental care AI - uunn - Gina Dorodvand - Hawaa Budra

Saving the world of dental care with their plaque-detecting Artificial Intelligence technology – uunn

The height of the coronavirus pandemic forced dental practices across the world to shut down and it changed how dentistry is being delivered to people. This shift, however, has placed the founders of uunn – Gina Dorodvand and Hawaa Budraa – as the first to create and use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect plaque on teeth, from […]

Agriculture and fish farming - AgroHack Challenge

Nigerian Startups: win ₦1 Million in the AgroHack Challenge to transform Nigeria’s fishery and agriculture food sector

Applications are open for the AgroHack Challenge and they are looking for young Nigerians with innovative ideas to revolutionise the nation’s fishery and agriculture sector. AgroHack Challenge is aimed at using innovation to create new jobs, tackle food security, and boost food production and profit for Nigerian farmers in Lagos, Kano and Kaduna. The competition, powered […]

Black Fund

New fund ‘Common Call’ launched for UK Black-led charities and social enterprises supporting communities impacted by Covid-19

Charities and social enterprises – led by Black founders and people of colour – can now apply to receive a new grant funding of up to £3,000 to ‘socially empower’ their community-focused impact work.  The Common Call fund is jointly set up by Do It Now Now (DINN), an open innovation organisation working to socially […]

Opinion - Pitching I Am New Generation Magazine

How to pitch #IAMNEWGENMAG ‘Opinions’

I Am New Generation Magazine’s Opinions section is open to business owners to pitch us ‘exclusive’ opinion focused pieces aimed at starting up, business growth or any topical topics linking business activity with current affairs. For information purposes, I Am New Generation Magazine (iamnewgenmag) is an online lifestyle publication for young business owners and professionals […]

Google for Startups

New training programs by ‘Google for Startups’ to boost the growth of European and Israeli startups

Google for Startups launches three new initiatives to ‘level the playing field for underrepresented founders’ and support startups using technology to upgrade their local economies. The recently announced new set of programs – Immersion: Black Founders, Immersion: Women Founders, Google for Startups Accelerator – is open to European and Israeli startups and founders tackling today’s […]

Financial

Normalise teaching more financial education in schools for the next generation – beyond the ‘theory’

We must get this balance right – the impact on the economy and on the financial wellbeing of individuals could be huge, and in a positive way. I finished secondary school in 2008 and was lucky enough to have attended both a private and grammar school over the course of my education. As grateful as […]