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Ideas: British young inventors ‘working for a better world’ from across the UK

Shining ‘light on the best of British ingenuity’ are the 2021 winners of the Young Innovators awards using their ideas to work ‘for a better world’ from across the country. With ideas ranging from using empty shops on local high streets as Creative Youth Labs, to creating a secure currency exchange platform for Africans living […]

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Young inventors shifting the face of engineering globally with their simple innovations

World-changing gadgets by young inventors changing the face of engineering globally, using simple ideas to make better our everyday products. A Russian-made smart toothbrush testing our saliva for health issues beyond oral (made by Artemii Zenkin and Anastasia Balabanova), a non-electrical powered fridge made out of clay to keep food fresh and grow plants at the […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Plus X presents BRITE – a new £5 million funded innovation programme for local businesses to grow and bring their ideas to market

Plus X Brighton – an innovation workspace – partners with the University of Brighton to launch BRITE (Brighton Research Innovation Technology Exchange) designed to support local businesses to grow and ‘drive job creation’ post-lockdown. BRITE is a three-year collaborative project which has received up to £5 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund […]

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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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The six global food startups in the race to feed billions of people and reduce our carbon footprint

From plant-based pork combating diseases to microbes converting greenhouse gas into food – these sustainable food innovations are some of the ideas competing for the Food Planet Prize award aimed at remodelling the global food sector. Ending hunger by 2030 is one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and it looks like we might be falling […]

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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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Ideas on how to save us from Coronavirus apocalypse? The European Commission wants to fund you with €164 million (over £148 million)

Startups and SMEs are invited to urgently apply for funding from the European Innovation Council to create technologies and other innovations to help in treating, testing and monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. With a budget of €164m (over £148m), the Commission is looking to fast track the awarding of the EIC grant in this round of […]

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Why being a ‘women of colour entrepreneur’ is a challenging business

Women of colour are hustling like never before to launch their own companies. In fact, figures show they are starting new businesses faster than any other demographic. A 2019 survey conducted in the US revealed that women of colour account for 89% (1,625) of the new businesses opened every day. The challenges they face, however, […]