CPI moves to Newcastle Helix to improve collaboration and build better relationships in the region
Insights into CPI’s recent move into The Catalyst, Newcastle Helix and how they can support the commercialisation of deep tech innovations that solve healthcare and sustainability challenges.
18 July 2022
A paperless future: moving to digital receipts
PolyBox Solutions reduces environmental waste whilst helping solve issues in the workplace, by eliminating physical receipts and replacing them with digital ones.
27 May 2022
Managing digital information for safer and more sustainable construction
We sat down with Graham Kelly, the director of award-winning BIM Academy, to discuss how they use digital information to tackle the challenges facing the construction industry.
11 May 2020
Breaking ageing stigmas with the Internet of Caring Things
We sat down with Nic Palmarini, Director of the UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA), and Jessica Dawes, NICA’s Internet of Caring Things (IoCT) Programme Manager, to discuss their new programme’s mission in the North of Tyne.
22 April 2022
Investing in data skills to unlock the value of data
The launch of the National Data Strategy Forum last year has led to many activities and discussions about how we support the responsible and trusted use of data in the UK.
8 March 2022
The Life Cycle of EV Batteries
With Connected Energy's E-STOR technology using second life batteries, it is important to calculate the carbon impact of an electric vehicle battery pack.
9 February 2022
How can Newcastle lead the way in digital inclusion?
Many creative and innovative ideas are born out of charitable work, often influencing statutory services. However, when it comes to digital technologies, the sector has been slow to adapt.
25 February 2022
Using innovation to help the NHS reach Net Zero targets
The NHS has set ambitious targets to reach carbon net zero by 2040. Pete Lillie, Innovation Manager at the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) discusses his work in energy and sustainability to facilitate and translate the NHS's drive to Net Zero.
24 February 2002
How do you compare green tech/battery tech?
An introduction to the concept of evaluating methods for calculating and comparing the carbon footprint of technologies.
1 February 2022
Supporting the North East on the global tech stage
Earlier this year, James Hall, Executive Engagement Director, sat down with the Monstarlab team and Invest Newcastle to talk about his ambitions for our new northern office, how digital and experience transformation has evolved over the years, and how we can continue to put the region on the global tech stage.
4 February 2022
The hidden costs of car ownership
Having easy access to your own vehicle makes life simple, but how much is it really costing you?
24 January 2022
Excluding Citizens Isn’t Smart
How does technology, not just policies, impose additional burdens on citizens, reducing access to essential services delivered by digital systems, and contributing to further lost opportunity?
25 November 2021
Dynamic Kerbside Management – the key to unlocking a greener, smarter city future
Innovation in kerbside management is the one to watch, as cities become smarter and begin to see the value in this prime, yet undervalued piece of real estate.
20 September 2021
Welcome to NCLEUS – sharing the story of our smart city
As a Geordie girl born and bred, it’s fair to say that I’m always going to have a good word to say about my home ...
22 September 2021
Protecting local digital services from cybersecurity threats
You’ve likely heard the term “cyber threat” in the media, but what exactly are these cyber threats?
23 July 2021
A sign of the times: new parking e-sign that transforms use of scarce city kerb space
New technology to assist cities in better managing their kerbside has been developed by mobility innovation start-up Grid Smarter Cities.
13 Aug 2021
Newcastle smart city and the golden thread of Information for construction projects
The North-east is already an innovation hub of building information modelling (BIM) and digital construction companies. Now, collaborative golden thread initiatives are helping to make buildings and their residents safer.
22 June 2021
Innovation in the city
What are the innovations going on in the city that make our city SMART? In a series of blogs, RTC will discuss how innovating companies across all sectors are developing products and services, which make the city smart, innovative, safe and efficient.
1 July 2021
Optimise first, then electrify: making Newcastle’s fleets work smarter
As fleets in Newcastle look towards net-zero emissions, an obvious strategy is to swap dirty diesels for electric vehicles. However, route optimisation technology can also help cut costs and carbon emissions.
1 July 2021
Q&A with ProxiSmart, creators of the app ParkingPerx
ParkingPerx is the app that rewards you with FREE parking for spending with your favourite brands on the high street and online.
30 June 2021
IoT North community: connecting to a new IoT solution marketplace
Paul Wealls from County Durham UK, Founder of IoT North, announced the new IoT North Marketplace is out of Beta and fully open for business, with 23 use cases currently registered and growing every day.
30 June 2021
Q&A with Streets Systems
Street Systems provide data to support the built environment sector, primarily transport.
30 June 2021