Tag archive: technology

A new Technology Strategy Board scheme is offering funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology, from which successful new products, processes and services could emerge. For Summary  details click HERE Open from 4 April 2011, the Grant for Research and…

Once again, our weekly summary of all cleantech news fit to use from our roving reporter, James La Terriere. This weeks coverage includes EV manufacturers Tesla roll out their battery recycling strategy, UK household recycling in general increasing, Defra advice on greenwash and how to avoid it and a wind powered bridge! Click here to…

James La Terriere once gain provides our week in review and reports below on the Government’s decision to sell off our forests. The rights and wrongs of this will be argued for a long time and it reminds of when Gordon Brown sold all our gold when prices were right at a 50 year low….

James La Terriere Environmental Titbits provides our UK Cleantech weekly review: Skykon’s UK wind turbine factory goes bust. The Campbeltown company had been struggling with financial difficulties for several months before sending home its staff and calling in Ernst & Young as administrator this week. It said it was suspending payments to creditors in October, after…

As the year turns, there is growing evidence that virtually every CEO worth their salt sees sustainability vital to future business success. Ninety-three percent of those surveyed by Accenture agreed with that statement. Other polls reported similar results. More intriguingly, nine out of ten CEOs questioned on behalf of the International Business Leaders Forum believes…

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