Advanced Engineering

How has Lockdown Changed the way we Exercise?

The lockdown imposed in the UK due to Covid-19 has led to unprecedented changes to our way of life, from adapting to working from home to not being able to visit loved ones. One important concern with such isolation is the effect that it can have on a person’s mental...

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Wisdom of the crowd: how to make sure IP doesn’t derail your crowdfunding efforts

Startups raising hundreds of thousands – even millions – of pounds via Kickstarter may be rarer than it once was, but crowdfunding remains a popular method of fundraising. There are a myriad of options, whether you go down the equity crowdfunding route offered by the likes of Seedrs, CrowdCube, and...

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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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