What does 2018 hold in store?
Drones for good, a green internet, regulated Ai and data as consumer tool – all on the list of predictions for 2018 from Nesta. How many are likely to become reality next year? And, with the series in its seventh year, how have previous years’ predictions fared? (more…)
‘Act on skills to close productivity gap’
Big regional disparities exist in the productivity of small businesses across the UK, a new report from Nesta says this week – urging action at local and national level to boost digital skills for the places and businesses that need it most. Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Nesta backs sharing with purpose
Innovation foundation Nesta has confirmed the latest grant recipients from its ShareLab Fund, promoting the best in UK sharing economy initiatives for social purpose. The news comes as collaborators around the world prepare for Global Sharing Week 2017. (more…)
New data tools to ‘give people back control’
New ways of managing our private information on the internet are to be trialled in a new three-year project, Nesta confirmed this week. The distributed ledger technology behind blockchain is expected to drive much of the innovation. (more…)