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…)
Goulden to lead Young Foundation
Helen Goulden, executive director at innovation foundation Nesta, has been confirmed as the new chief executive of equalities think tank the Young Foundation. Goulden succeeds Baroness Glenys Thornton, who is returning to front-line politics after two years. (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…)