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The next generation inventors ‘creating’ to fix our health and the planet

With ideas hailing from sustainability, med-tech, sport-tech and mental health – these newest generation of inventors are creating to solve our health issues and the ecosystem. The founders are the recent cohorts joining the Central Research Laboratory (CRL), the UK’s first purpose-built hardware accelerator for product designers inventing ‘for societal good’. Selected from over 85 […]

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Sierra Leone going plastic-free with entrepreneurship

Plastic waste usage continues to be on the rise in several parts of sub-Saharan Africa, with Sierra Leone being among them. So, how are they using entrepreneurship to work towards ending the use of plastic? I recently spent a month in the capital city Freetown, where I noticed when walking to the famous Sani Abacha […]

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Share Your Startup Story: MarinaTex – the substitute to single-use plastic bags using ‘fish waste’

The fight against single-use plastic continues well-beyond 2020 and this marine bioplastic design – MarinaTex – wants to exchange plastic in food and drink packages with its own alternative made from fish waste. Created by Lucy Hughes, 24, in 2018 for her final year undergraduate degree project, MarinaTex is the result of over 100 prototype […]

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Calling London Student & Graduate Entrepreneurs – Apply To Win £20,000 In The Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2019 Competition

Applications are now open for the Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2019 competition and they are looking for London students and recent graduates to submit an innovative idea to address issues facing the capital. The business pitching competition, sponsored by Citi, has now expanded to include three winning startups receiving £20,000 each for ideas submitted under these categories […]

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Growing Trend For Green Living With 9 Out Of 10 Millennials

One major global market trend that has risen to prevalence in the last few years is the changing attitude consumers have towards the environment and sustainable living. In fact, in the 2015 survey by Cone Communications it was discovered that 9 out of 10 millennials would switch brands to one associated with social or environmental […]