Innovation

 
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/ Environment, Innovation

20 Apr 2015

 

A London-based surf brand wants to tackle increasing levels of plastic waste along the UK coastline by transforming it into beachwear

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, New Economics, Social Enterprise

19 Feb 2015

 

Five innovative programmes are aiming to diffuse the “ticking time bomb” of Africa’s youth employment crisis

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Sustainable Development

06 Feb 2015

 

Forum for the Future’s major new digital hub, launching tomorrow in Singapore, is designed to unlock powerful new tools for sustainable innovation

 
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/ Innovation

29 Dec 2014

 

The government-backed Newton Fund will foster economic growth in developing countries through innovative partnerships and research collaborations

 
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/ Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

19 Dec 2014

 

A new project, the first of its kind globally, will see rubbish otherwise bound for landfill turned into clean aviation fuel

 
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/ Innovation, Technology, Wellbeing

18 Dec 2014

 

Is it possible to ‘hack’ your own happiness? Helen Parnham investigates how emerging technologies can improve wellbeing

 
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/ Body & Mind, Health, Innovation, Science, Wellbeing

11 Dec 2014

 

A paralysed man in Poland is slowly learning to walk again thanks to a breakthrough medical procedure

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

04 Dec 2014

 

Hydrogen-powered cars are set to become an increasingly common sight on UK roads by the 2020s as new models are announced and infrastructure investment plans revealed

 
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/ Innovation, Technology

03 Oct 2014

 

Developing countries could reap the benefits of better “security hygiene” for just $35

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Lifestyle, Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Technology

30 Sep 2014

 

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery. But there is another way, writes Lucy Purdy

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food, Innovation, Justice, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2014

 

A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 

UCL researchers compete to get positive ideas funded

 
 

/ Innovation

30 Jan 2013

 

University researchers who want to help make the world a better place will have an opportunity to win £2,000 of funding tomorrow evening at an event run by researchers from University College London (UCL)

 

Community reforestation project encourages ‘real-world investment’

 
 

/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Sustainable Development

20 Aug 2012

 

A new co-operative is offering investors the chance to help safeguard the future of the Amazon rainforest and invest their money in something more tangible than the stock market

 

Website helps campaign groups fund advertising

 
 

/ Democracy, Innovation

20 Jan 2012

 

A new crowd-funding scheme is helping people and organisations that are working for good causes, to advertise to the public

 
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/ Innovation

20 Jan 2012

 

A renewable outdoor cinema in London’s East End has shown the benefits of recycling in the run up to the Olympics

 
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/ Innovation

04 Jan 2012

 

The eighth Ethical Fashion Show and accompanying trade fair attracted some 100 exhibitors to Paris in September 2011

 
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/ Innovation

20 Dec 2011

 

cyclingcommuter.co.uk is offering advice and information to help people to cycle to work

 
Flax growing returns to Manchester
 

/ Agriculture, Innovation

10 Oct 2011

 

A once disused space in Manchester city centre is now blossoming with the green stems and bright blue flowers of a plant that could reinvigorate a local, sustainable textile industry

 
 

/ Community, Food, Innovation

04 Oct 2011

 

Melanie Strickland discovers how volunteers are turning 'waste' food from local shops into healthy, cheap meals each Sunday at The People’s Kitchen