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What skills will we need to live in future smart cities?

Last week, I co-authored a piece with Theo Tryfonas, a colleague from the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Engineering, on the Government Office for Science’s… 281 more words


"Flooding should be a priority - we must ensure that money is not wasted through poor development and lack of maintenance"

Paul Cobbing has Guest Blogged for the Association of British Insurers.

His opening paragraph could not have had more relevance to Canvey Island, than if he had posted specifically with Canvey in mind. 892 more words


Curapipe Made Waves in the UK as Part of an Israeli Water Delegation

An Israeli water delegation (which included Curapipe System Ltd.) visited London to identify opportunities for Israeli and British companies to collaborate in the global water sector. 238 more words

UK must ‘adapt to manufacturing revolution’

Businesses and government must adapt to ensure manufacturing continues to play a powerful role in the UK economy, or they risk being left behind by international competitors, says to a new report published today. 285 more words

Manufacturing Management

Government launches 40 year look at manufacturing

A new project to investigate the future of manufacturing over the next 40 years was launched today by Business Secretary Vince Cable.

The two-year project will call on industry and academic expertise from the UK and abroad to look at the long-term picture for the manufacturing sector, investigating global trends and drivers of change. 223 more words

Manufacturing Management

How much is enough?

Last week I talked about the fears associated with feeding a world population of 7 billion – let alone 9 billion – and mentioned that there are those who see organic agriculture as a niche market, unable to provide the calories needed for those 9 billion.  1,107 more words