Advanced Engineering

Here’s how to use Intellectual Property to Engineer Success

This article was originally published on Institution of Mechanical Engineers and remains their copyrighted material. Follow this link to read the full article. Some industries appear kinder to entrepreneurs than others. Silicon Valley can make it look like anyone with exceptional coding skills can create a disruptive product, but certain sectors can...

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Big Tech, Smaller Footprint – Renewable Energy and Tech Industry

A recent report by the Solar Energy Industries Association[a] has drawn attention to the utilisation of solar power in big tech companies in the USA with Apple, Amazon and Google each ranked in the top US companies for installed solar energy capacity. Apple led the way with 393.3 megawatts in...

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Do the latest sales figures and patent activity suggest the electric vehicle market is stalling?

Sales of low-emission cars recently fell in the UK for the first time in over two years in a development that the Society of Motor Manufactures and Traders called a “grave concern” for the industry. Meanwhile, Toyota has opened up almost 24,000 of its hard-earned patents related to low-emission vehicles...

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Volkswagen aims to jump start its electric vehicle innovation

Volkswagen announced last week plans to increase its focus on R&D relating to battery-powered electric vehicles as part of a greater push into the EV market. VW has freed up €8 billion to spend on this push towards electric vehicles, with much of that spending expected to be done through...

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Long live the idea: using IP to monetise your invention

Game-changing ideas from sole inventors and startups in tech are often shelved because the costs of implementing them are too high. Sometimes, this is simply the reality of the market – some hurdles are too high to overcome. But too often, ideas are shelved prematurely because startups do not realise...

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