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Dirty rotten plastic? Biodegradable film cuts pollution and costs

A new Spanish firm hopes to end agricultural plastic waste with an environmentally friendly product. HAL WILLIAMS speaks to the founders… PLASTIC is pretty much...

Sustainable manufacturing: Three UK businesses working to net-zero

By DAVID TAYLOR The UK government is working towards its pledge to reduce carbon emissions and achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. It has presented a ten-point...

Uber über alles? Ride-hailing firm damaged by leaked files

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH DISTURBING details have surfaced surrounding ride-hailing service Uber’s chaotic global expansion period. Uber was founded in the US in 2009; within three...

Ukrainian support from ed-tech series C

UKRAINIAN-founded Preply has raised $50m in its series C, amassing more than $100m in investments since its inception. From an education start-up, Preply has become...

Corporate insolvencies as pandemic restrictions fade

By PATRICE CROSBOURNE THE UK Government Insolvency Service has released statistics for corporate insolvencies in England and Wales for May 2022. An increase in corporate insolvencies...

Ukrainian ed-tech firm defies war to expand in UK and EU

UKRAINIAN ed-tech firm DAN.IT is beginning a major expansion drive in the United Kingdom, backed by global tech companies and private investors. The metaverse-based education...

Cancer treatment gets boost from med-tech development

52 NORTH Health, a UK- and US-based med-tech start-up, has raised £1m in its first round of funding from British and European specialist investors. 52...

Green catalogue to ease sustainable procurement

WORKPLACE supplies company Banner has launched the B Green catalogue to simplify sustainable procurement for businesses and public sector organisations. It offers alternative products for...

Makeup break-up as Revlon files for bankruptcy

AFTER 90 years in business, cosmetics giant Revlon is filing for bankruptcy in the US. The company had been brought down by a combination of...

Checking building temperatures from on-high with satellite data

A UK SATELLITE firm is set to launch the world’s “thermometer from space” to provide climate data to the real estate sector. Satellite Vu has...

Contactless payments boost for Big Issue sellers

THE BIG Issue Group (TBIG) has equipped 1,000 of its vendors with contactless technology. It is fast-tracking to its goal of enabling all 1,500 vendors...

Turing Fest returns to connect tech luminaries

ONE OF Europe's leading tech conferences, Turing Fest, returns next month as an in-person event in Edinburgh. Attendees from around the world include the founders,...