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Satellite Vu 2nd SpaceX Launch

SpaceX launch for British climate satellite programme

BRITISH Earth-observation company Satellite Vu has signed another SpaceX launch contract for further thermal data collection. Its mid-wave infrared (MWIR) imaging satellite will be launched...
Metaverse, woman, globe

Is your business metaverse-ready..?

By PETER GOULD The long awaited New Normal brings with it challenges and changes that are having immediate and profound effects on business. Many industries were...
Polzyme mulch

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...
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...