Rotating molecules create a brighter future

30 Mar 2017

Scientists have discovered a group of materials which could pave the way for a new generation of high-efficiency lighting, solving a quandary which has inhibited the performance of display technology for decades. The development of energy saving concepts in display and lighting applications is a major focus of research, since a fifth of the world’s electricity is used for generating light.

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Unlocking innovation in the supply chain

26 Apr 2016

Jinchen Hou from the Institute for Manufacturing comments on how members of complex supply chains can form alliances, in order to unlock the innovation that’s often hiding within individual companies. 

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Given in evidence

17 Nov 2015

How do we get better at taking the research knowledge from our science and engineering base and turning it into technologies, industries and economic wealth? The Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy aims to give policymakers the information they need to provide effective support for emerging technologies and industries.

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A touch of frugal genius

15 Oct 2015

A “gutsy” Indian approach to innovation is being echoed worldwide by multinational companies adopting “frugal” approaches that help them do business faster, better and cheaper.

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