Thinking about starting a business? It’s about time You’ve had your bright idea, you know it’s a gamechanger and you’re just waiting for the right time to launch your business. But when is the right time? More than 40% of aspiring entrepreneurs don’t think they will ever set up their own company (SME Loans, 2019). “Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin”, said Victor Kiam.
Recycl8 secures 7-figure investment to accelerate process to aid climate change targets.
A North-east environmental tech firm which is developing a groundbreaking low carbon process for the construction industry has secured investment worth a 7-figure sum. Recycl8 works in collaboration with the waste-to-energy and global construction industries to transform Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) often destined for landfill into a high-performing, low-carbon concrete sol ...
Power Roll helping to make the UK carbon neutral
Covering the roof of every south-facing warehouse, factory and office with solar panels would satisfy the UK’s entire electricity demand. But the country generates barely 1 per cent of its energy this way – a massive missed opportunity considering it’s meant to be carbon neutral by 2050.While total coverage of south-facing commercial building rooves is clearly unfeasible, a maj ...
OSS - Robots for a safer world challenge.
Winners of the UK Research and Innovation’s robots for a safer world challenge were announced this week. Science Minister Amanda Solloway announced the winning projects on the 2021 Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Industry Showcase (KTN website). Located across the UK, the projects will help to transform key UK industries and sectors – from life sciences to offshore ener ...
Bringing cheaper solar power to Africa and India
Supported by Innovate UK, who drive productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas. Power Roll is developing, testing, and implementing lightweight, low-cost, flexible solar film for use on commercial rooftops, mini-grid systems in India and Africa and many other applications. Read more about this project in Innovat ...
Tech For Good Podcast
Neil Spann, Managing Director of Power Roll, talks to Stuart Hodge of Tech for Good Podcast, about breaking down adoption barriers and how Power Roll's unique solar film is generating energy for underserved communities around the world.
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