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A Plastic Alternative ‘made from fish waste’ Wins The 2019 International James Dyson Award

Founder of MarinaTex – Lucy Hughes – is the winner of the 2019 International James Dyson award and £30k prize for her biodegradable and compostable material which substitutes plastic with fish waste. MarinaTex, made from red algae and organic fish waste destined for the landfill, is designed to be a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic, which […]

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Calling Healthtech, Cleantech & Biotech Startups: Imperial College London Is Offering £2k Innovation Vouchers To Grow Your Business – GENERATE

Are you a UK-based small and medium enterprise with interest in the clean technology, renewables, biotech or digital/data security sector? You could be eligible for the Imperial College London innovation vouchers aimed at accelerating fast-growth startups – GENERATE. GENERATE is part of Imperial new pilot initiative aimed at giving high-growth companies a one-off opportunity to claim […]

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Twitter buys a London-based tech startup founded by two young graduates for $150m

Magic Pony Technology – which uses machine-learning to improve low quality images and video – has been bought by Twitter in a reported $150m deal only two years after launching. The London-based tech startup, launched in 2014, uses its software to boost low-quality video recordings via the use of patterns and textures. Rob Bishop and Zehan Wang, […]

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Editorial Tech Spotlight – Corner By Athletec

Introducing ‘Corner’ by Athletec – Looking to disrupt the boxing world with its wearable tech design and IoT application. Corner is a wireless tracker that clips on to a boxer’s hand wraps and sends data to a connected smartphone using Bluetooth to help boxers maximise their training performance. The device monitors every punch and block in real […]

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Business Incubator Programs for Start-ups

Click image to start gallery: A Business Incubator is an organisation designed to help entrepreneurs expand through different supportive services.  These facilities includes funding, office space, finance management, networking links and skills training workshops. Business Incubator programs, which helps both new and start-ups, are sometimes sponsored by Government bodies, Private companies and Universities. Entry is by admission and each program has it’s own criteria.  […]