2015 Annual Travel to Work Survey – Survey Update


The 2015 annual Travel to Work Survey web form has been live since Friday 16th October. As of this morning, we have received more than 8,560 completed on-line forms!  Last year, we received 10,600 responses so with one week remaining we are doing very well, but, of course, would like to beat that total! If …




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Eco-friendly spray technology


Targeted droplet dispensing set to cut agricultural use of chemicals by more than 99% A new generation of spray technology from product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has the potential to dramatically reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture – saving farmers money and helping to protect the environment. The volume of weedkiller, herbicides, …




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Pick of the bunch


Fruit-picking robot demonstrates innovative solution to a complex automation challenge A robotics breakthrough by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants is set to boost productivity across the food chain – from the field to the warehouse. It paves the way for robots to take on complex picking and sorting tasks involving irregular organic items …




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Breathe a sigh of relief


Young innovators gather to help improve the lives of patients with respiratory disease An immersive gaming experience to give children a taste of life with respiratory problems and discourage them from taking up smoking – that was the winning innovation from the UK’s recent BREATHE Respiratory Hackathon. The event at Imperial College London brought together …




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Cambridge Festival of Ideas 19th Oct to 1st Nov 2015


The University of Cambridge, founder of the Science Park is again running a Festival of Ideas from 19th October to 1st November. With hundreds of free events over two weeks exploring the theme of power and resistance, the Cambridge Festival of Ideas is one of the most exciting and dynamic occasions in the Cambridge cultural …




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