Cutting Edge

The Neutrocheck device

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...
Satellite Vu infrared satellite

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...
Turing Fest CEO Brian Corcoran

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,...
Ukraine Air Force Drone

Drone expert: Focus on supply chains to save Donbas

AS RUSSIA cuts supply lines to Ukrainians trapped in Donbas cities, the question of how to get necessities to where they’re most needed is...
Glass globe, mossy stones, sunlight

Slip into something ethical, like plastic-free workwear

ECO-FRIENDLY uniforms are the next step in the bid to cut plastic use. The plastics issue is high on the global agenda. The UK introduced...
ClearSky remote sensing in agriculture

All-seeing eye in the sky is ‘revolutionary’ farm tech

A NEW service could revolutionise the way satellite imagery is used in precision agriculture. The ClearSky service by UK tech companies Origin Digital and Aspia...
Virtual whiteboard, remote-first illustration

Sci-tech firm pursues global growth by going remote-first

TECHNOLOGY company Cactus Communications (CACTUS) wants to become a “remote-first” employer for 1,200 workers in nine locations around the world. The Indian firm is one...
Cancer startup entrepreneurs

University’s incubator programme selects cancer-fighting start-ups

TWENTY start-ups — eight of them operating projects in the field of cancer — have been selected for a University of Edinburgh incubator programme...
ABSA Bank Botswana branch

Booming in Botswana: Absa has taken inclusive banking to its heart

ABSA BANK Botswana — formerly Barclays Bank of Botswana Ltd — has been through some exciting times just lately. The adoption of the new...
Orgnostic diagram

Power to the HR people: New tools ‘democratise’ analytics

PEOPLE analytics is about to be “democratised” for fast-growing firms, according to Orgnostic — which has raised $5m to make it happen. The tools available...