RENOVOS: REVOLUTIONARY NANOCLAYS FOR BONE REPAIR


Article Source: FutureWorlds Trauma, disease and advancing years can all result in bone deterioration. There is a bone fracture every three seconds around the globe, ranging from aging family members living with joint disease to younger sports-playing relatives. Fracture treatments cost the NHS more than £2bn per year in the UK, with 10% of all … Continue reading RENOVOS: REVOLUTIONARY NANOCLAYS FOR BONE REPAIR

GOOGLE’S GV ON WHY INVESTMENT SUCCESS ISN’T ALL ABOUT THE MONEY


Article Source: Wired Google’s venture capital arm is doing things differently to create a breeding ground for companies with a social conscience From left: Tom Hulme, Krishna Yeshwant, Kate Aronowitz and Blake Byers, photographed at GV HQ, London Article: Nick Wilson When Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin asked neuroscientist Bill Maris to set up … Continue reading GOOGLE’S GV ON WHY INVESTMENT SUCCESS ISN’T ALL ABOUT THE MONEY

FEATURE: PEE POWER TO SMART PROSTHETICS – OUR TOP 5 UK INNOVATIONS OF THE YEAR


Engineers are constantly looking forwards; what problems are arising, and what solutions can be provided? Preparing and adapting for the future is key across all sectors and enables success for companies, universities and entrepreneurs. But as the afternoons darken and the Christmas tunes get louder, it can be equally useful to look back and examine … Continue reading FEATURE: PEE POWER TO SMART PROSTHETICS – OUR TOP 5 UK INNOVATIONS OF THE YEAR

WORK VS LIFE – IS IT POSSIBLE TO STRIKE A BALANCE?


WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=144&v=qh3yU1wLZ2Y An entrepreneur is in control of their own destiny. They can change the world around them and – sometimes – build a personal fortune along the way. Exhilarating, right? What the glossy magazines and glamorous business magnates don’t always say though is that the entrepreneurial lifestyle doesn’t come without sacrifices. … Continue reading WORK VS LIFE – IS IT POSSIBLE TO STRIKE A BALANCE?

STARTING, GROWING AND SELLING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS – WHAT THE TEXT BOOKS DON’T YOU


Last week, I was asked to host a lunch at the University of Southampton, where I shared my experiences on creating innovative engineering companies with staff and students from the Univeristy of Southampton. Read the full blog below, ‘A Mentor’s guide to starting, growing and selling successful businesses’ by Jon Nurse, which can also be found … Continue reading STARTING, GROWING AND SELLING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS – WHAT THE TEXT BOOKS DON’T YOU

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT AND RELEVANT FOR AN ENGINEER TO BECOME A MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTION


On Wednesday Evening I had the pleasure of giving the closing speech at the 16th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Head Quarters in Birdcage Walk, Westminster. The event is where new members, of all grades, to the Institution receive their certificates from the President Professor Richard Folkson. The event was well attended … Continue reading WHY IT IS IMPORTANT AND RELEVANT FOR AN ENGINEER TO BECOME A MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTION