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Sustainable drug delivery device design
Opinion

It’s time to put a sustainability vision at the heart of drug delivery product design

5th Oct 2022

Lizzie Thomas presents her case for designing improved, sustainable drug delivery devices. Currently, the approach is dominated at the outset by patient-centricity. This focus means that wider, more long-term implications simply aren’t considered early enough.

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
start-up risk assessment
Opinion

Start-up technology can be risky business if threats aren’t tackled hard and early

19th Aug 2022

Founders of early-stage start-ups are characteristically passionate, driven and optimistic. Understandably so. Very often they are nurturing a breakthrough idea with the capacity to disrupt business and change the world for the better. So, as they embark on the mission to sell their vision, they should accentuate the positive and keep negative thoughts of risk to the back of their mind, right? Wrong. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Bioinnovation
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Innovation management
  • Project management
  • Robotics
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
  • Synthetic biology
Biotech
Opinion

From glowing flowers to decomposing buildings – it was an illuminating week for biotech in the Bay Area

17th May 2022

From almost three years of pandemic restrictions to a three-day biology bonanza. Senior Biomedical Engineer Ellen Simmons gets back on the live conference trail with a visit to Built With Biology, formerly SynBioBeta. Here she shares her experiences – and enthusiasm for helping to drive the biotech ecosystem forwards… 

  • Bioinnovation
  • Sustainability
  • Synthetic biology
Challenge of the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon
Opinion

Our team was up for the challenge of the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon

10th Dec 2021

CC put forward a team to take part in the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon. The aim was to find new solutions to completely decarbonise the Rothera research base in Antarctica, beyond those that British Antarctic Survey (BAS) had determined could account for the first 70% of their energy demand.

  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Data analytics is the key to unlocking new revenue streams from carbon farming
Opinion

Data analytics is the key to unlocking new revenue streams from carbon farming

16th Nov 2021

With the Cop26 summit in Glasgow providing a noisy, politically charged backdrop via the mainstream media, there was a real sense of relevance and urgency in the air as I contributed to last week’s virtual REAP Conference, organised by Agri-TechE.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
  • Sustainability
Whitepaper

Turning trash to cash: microalgae cultivation to mitigate environmental waste impact

21st Oct 2021

This paper explains how ‘turning trash into cash’ provides opportunity for companies to gain first-mover advantage in several fields. With a clear, problem/solution approach, it outlines a method that be considered simply as a way to capture carbon – but is more likely to yield benefits in the creation of valuable bio-derived compounds.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Sustainability
Webinar

Middle East Energy Transition Dialogues - August

25th Aug 2021

The Middle East Energy Transition Dialogues panel discussion is part of an exclusive roundtable series and a unique opportunity to hear experts from around the world share their expertise.

 

  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Opinion

From emissions to sequestration, how does your product’s carbon modelling shape up?

16th Jun 2021

Over a series of discussions with clients on sustainability we’ve been building a quick and accessible modelling tool to model the carbon cost implications of typical high-volume products across a variety of markets.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Our sustainable materials database is enabling innovation in the drive to net zero

10th Jun 2021

The ambition to reduce or eliminate single-use plastics from the world’s supply chains is of course as laudable as it is essential. I’m proud to be part of a team of colleagues dedicated to doing something about it – by creating a guide that is helping innovators switch to alternatives.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Sustainability
Webinar

Middle East Energy Transition Dialogues - June

10th Jun 2021

Watch Nathan Wrench, Head of Sustainability Innovation at Cambridge Consultants, discussing pressing topics in the oil and gas industry, from clean technology to net zero challenges and the digital revolution's role.

  • Sustainability