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Multi-modal R&D as an agent of change

30th April 2020

Multi-modal R&D, encompasses everything from venture funding and academic collaboration, to open innovation. Is your company ready to meet the demands of today's rapidly changing markets? 

  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

My ‘secret sauce’ for digital services

17th April 2020

It seems like a lifetime ago now, but it was actually only a few months. I was at a seminar, mixing freely alongside some of the brightest minds on the Cambridge tech scene. Just before the second session, I was asked a profound question. “We’re a start-up, we’ve got some great technology, but to grow we feel we need to get some digital services – how do we do it?”...

  • Digital services
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Reducing risk with cross-sector thinking: an aeroponics example

16th April 2020

Leveraging a broad range of technical experiences, from seemingly unrelated fields can help solve critical problems. This example looks at aeroponics in terms of challenges within the vertical farming sector, showing how insight in the right place can transform work across industries...

  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Physical sciences
Vlog

The challenges of human/robot interaction in the real world 

7th April 2020

Robotics can enable humans to work better, faster and more precisely. We specialise in developing robotics in areas not traditionally automated, and sometimes in areas where automation was not even thought possible...

 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Embedded software
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
Opinion

The path to AI-powered industrial IoT

31st March 2020

IoT, data and AI offer huge opportunities across many industries – but where and how do you create most value for your business?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital services
Vlog

Bioinnovation - joining cool science to global issues via business reality

24th March 2020

Richard Hammond presents a seminar on Bioinnovation from Innovation Day UK 2019.

  • Synthetic biology
Opinion

Technology can drive meaningful carbon reduction in the housing sector

17th March 2020

The UK government is committed to constructing 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s, but the Climate Change Act dictates that the country must halve its emissions in new buildings by 2030. With the thermal ...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Fluids & thermodynamics
Vlog

HaptX - bringing touch to the virtual world

11th March 2020

Interviewed at Innovation day Joe Marino from HaptX talks about introducing users to a sense of touch in VR environments.

  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
Opinion

We think Human Machine Understanding will transform our relationship with technology – who’s with us?

19th February 2020

The next generation of human/machine interaction demands as much imagination as it does innovation. As the business world searches for competitive advantage, the desire to imbue digital products and services with...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Strategic advice
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Synthetic biology: plotting a route from start-up to commercial value

14th February 2020

One of the advantages of my role here at Cambridge Consultants is getting to swap thoughts and opinions with some of the brightest minds in the bioeconomy. Collaborating with members of the SynBioBeta network...

  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Vlog

Bioinnovation - more than just technology

6th February 2020

Richard Hammond, Head of Synthetic Biology, discusses the advances being made in bioinnovation.

  • Synthetic biology
Opinion

My CES 2020 predictions: what happens in Vegas has implications for business the world over

6th January 2020

I've written blogs over the last couple of years on predictions for CES 2020, and sitting on the plane on the way to Las Vegas is the ideal place to carry on the tradition.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Industrial design
  • Service design