The latest thought leadership from our expert teams

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Webinar

On Demand Webinar: Construction DX - transformation through automation

24th May 2022

The construction sector globally is facing many challenges, including availability, cost and safety of labour. It must also confront topics such as environmental sustainability and cost of materials. Meanwhile, DX is a growing trend that can help address these challenges, with automation and autonomous technologies being a key enabler.

  • Project management
  • Strategic advice
Medical Device Software Development
Opinion

The 10 things every medtech developer needs to know about cybersecurity right now

23rd May 2022

CC's software and systems engineers top 10 things every medtech developer needs to know about cybersecurity...

  • Digital health
  • Digital security
Assay to insight
Opinion

From assay through design to insight – bringing biology and engineering together

23rd May 2022

Biology, chemistry, engineering and AI are obviously very different disciplines. But our determination to make them work closely together has enabled some truly remarkable progress. Symon Cotton, Head of Life Sciences, says that harnessing these fields and embracing the different ways scientists and engineers work has improved the development of breakthrough medical products…  

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
digital biomarkers
Opinion

Why digital biomarkers are vital for a patient-empowering connected health future

17th May 2022

The pandemic has accelerated our path towards an inevitable conclusion – a digitally connected healthcare future that empowers both patients and carers alike. The opportunities are out there, so what’s the next step for pharma companies and device developers with ambitions in the space? 

  • Digital health
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
Inside CPGs
Opinion

Inside CPGs – experts share their views of how CPGs can turn profit from digitally enabled products

4th May 2022

Digital transformation is a huge topic, sweeping across many aspects of our lives, from ecommerce to the digitalization of internal systems.  When we partnered with news publisher CGT (Consumer Goods Technology) for its latest webinar, we were keen to focus on a specific part of this topic - digitally enabled products. It was energizing to be joined by a world-class panel of industry experts as we swapped insights into how CPG brands can rise to this challenge. 

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
The Engine venture ecosystem
Opinion

CC and The Engine venture ecosystem: an alignment of ambition

28th Apr 2022

Our brand relaunch has landed just as we ramp up our commitment to The Engine, the ambitious venture capital firm spun out of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) to support ‘Tough Tech’ companies and solve key challenges in climate change, human health and advanced systems. What’s particularly energizing is that as a strategic partner, we get to engage with founders of disruptive start-ups who are so passionate, driven and mission focused. The alignment with our own renewed purpose couldn’t be stronger.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Bioinnovation
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
utilities report
Opinion

Will private 5G networks address connectivity concerns for utilities?

19th Apr 2022

Utilities are well aware of the potential of private 5G networks and are keen to explore the full spectrum of digital systems for next generation connectivity – including AI, IoT, and Edge Compute. Oftentimes though this interest can be tinged with trepidation and concern around how to implement such technologies, especially given several complex connectivity requirements of modern utilities. Private 5G can meet the connectivity requirements of modern utilities – but the right strategy is needed.  

  • Connectivity & IoT
Nanophotonics
Opinion

Collaborating with Cambridge University on a breakthrough in advanced optical sensing

7th Apr 2022

The ability to count and track individual units of light can have an exciting range of applications across medtech and beyond, as a recent collaboration with Cambridge University has proved. Principal electronics engineer Oliver Hicks explains more…

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Optics
  • Physical sciences
  • Sensing
  • Signal processing
 regenerative agriculture and carbon capture
Opinion

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit gets down to business on regenerative agriculture and carbon capture

30th Mar 2022

The tangible sense of joy in being able to interact with people face-to-face at last week’s World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit soon switched to a business-like determination to confront the big issues of the day.  I had plenty of lively discussions about forward strategies as the industry comes to grips with the challenges – and vast opportunities – of doing the right thing for both business and the planet.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Sensing
  • Strategic advice
Ophthalmology Technology Innovation
Opinion

Ophthalmology - forging a bold vision for 2035

29th Mar 2022

We have arrived at the most significant crossroads in ophthalmology that any of us can ever remember. It’s time for a bold vision of 2035 that all of us can share...

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Physical sciences
Report

UK gender pay gap 2021

28th Mar 2022

UK gender pay gap reporting calculates the difference between the hourly pay of men and the hourly pay of women in an organisation.