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  • CW partners with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to help women entrepreneurs combat the effects of COVID-19

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women launches a new programme of professional support to combat the effects of COVID-19 on women business owners in low and middle income countries.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Anglia enhances customised displays options for ‘COVID-aware’ user interface designs

    As part of the Anglia Inception custom and bespoke component design service, Anglia Components today announced an enhanced range of customised display options, empowering designers with the flexibility to create their own components when off-the-shelf solutions cannot meet requirements, for example in creating new COVID-aware touchless user interfaces.

    added by Anglia 3 min Read
  • Measures Being Taken by EPO, EUIPO, WIPO and UK IPO in Relation to COVID-19 Pandemic

    The European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the International Bureau (IB) of WIPO and other intellectual property offices are taking measures in view of the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic.

    added by J A Kemp LLP 7 min Read
  • Ofcom's General Counsel Polly Weitzman to move on

    Ofcom has today announced that Polly Weitzman, Ofcom’s General Counsel, has decided to move on.

    added by Ofcom 1 min Read
  • Turn the spotlight on your internal comms

    If you’ve spent the last seven weeks ramping up your messaging and external comms, I hope you’ve also factored your internal comms into the mix too!

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Digital Catapult launches search for next wave of innovative companies in the creative industries looking to unlock their product or service with 5G

    Digital Catapult has launched an open call to find a new cohort of five ambitious and innovative technology startups and scaleups working in the UK’s creative sector to join its flagship 5G programme for small businesses: the 5G Testbed Accelerator Programme. 

    added by Digital Catapult 3 min Read
  • CW Member Qualcomm Introduces the World’s Most Advanced Mobile Wireless Connectivity Portfolio with 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2

    Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 and 6700 combine leading implementations of next generation connectivity technologies to deliver unprecedented performance and mobile experiences across smartphone tiers

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 5 min Read
  • IS YOUR BUSINESS “COVID SECURE”?

    Howes Percival's health and safety law experts discuss what the latest Government guidance means for businesses and what employers need to think about to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19 in the workplace.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 5 min Read
  • COVID-19 (Part 3): Using data-driven decision making to navigate a path back to normality

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the crucial need for a rapid, joined-up approach to tackling such threats to our health – and virtually every aspect of our daily lives. Technology holds the key to ensuring we can live with the virus threat rather than dying from it. In the third of a series of three blogs, we look at how data fusion can unlock vital understanding of our invisible enemy.

    added by GeoSpock 2 min Read
  • Accelerating hardware innovation with HAX

    HAX provides insights for hardware innovators on how to raise funding and navigate the design to manufacture journey.

    added by The KTN 2 min Read
  • Hospitality & Leisure | COVID-19

    No sector has been affected more than the hospitality & leisure sector by the impact of Coronavirus. While there is still no confirmed date for the easing of the lockdown for pubs, restaurants, hotels or tourist attractions there are shimmers of hope on the horizon from across Europe. We spoke with Jon Preston, an expert on hospitality insurance at our sister-company Alan Boswell Group, about some of the important issues business owners should be considering.

    added by S-Tech Insurance Services 3 min Read
  • CW Member u-blox and Sapcorda partner around SPARTN correction interface for delivery of SAPA GNSS augmentation services

    Mass market industrial and automotive applications will be among those to benefit from the scalable, affordable, and high quality positioning solution offering down to centimeter-level accuracy.

    added by u-blox UK 3 min Read
  • James Cotton features in Leaders Council podcast with Geoff Hurst

    Listen to James’ and Geoff’s thoughts on leadership and the role it has played in their careers to date.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • COVID-19 (Part 2): Why moving from reactionary to proactive solutions is key

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the crucial need for a rapid, joined-up approach to tackling such threats to our health – and virtually every aspect of our daily lives. Technology holds the key to ensuring we can live with the virus threat rather than dying from it. In the second of a series of three blogs, we look at some of the problems with current pandemic mitigation approaches – and whether a better technology solution exists.

    added by GeoSpock 3 min Read
  • Don’t look back, you are not going that way

    The current pandemic is a true tragedy, particularly in the UK, and I don’t want to downplay the seriousness of it – but it is also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a rethink.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • New planning partner joins Mills & Reeve as part of its Manchester real estate team

    Mills & Reeve appoint Melanie Grimshaw as planning partner to support the firm’s national planning practice and its burgeoning Manchester real estate team.

    added by Mills & Reeve LLP 2 min Read
  • CW Member Quortus Secures Investment to Drive Global Deployment of Private Mobile Networks

    Infusion of capital coincides with the simultaneous launch of a comprehensive range of new products supporting the deployment of private wireless edge, 4G and 5G networks.

    added by Quortus 2 min Read
  • New Arm IP delivers true digital immersion for the 5G era

    Arm's next-generation mobile solution delivers massive performance and efficiency gains to enable true digital immersion in the 5G era

    added by Arm 4 min Read
  • COVID-19 (Part 1): Balancing stakeholder concerns for a joined-up solution

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the crucial need for a rapid, joined-up approach to tackling such threats to our health – and virtually every aspect of our daily lives. Technology holds the key to ensuring we can live with the virus threat rather than dying from it. In the first of a series of three blogs, we explore how different sectors of society are being affected, what their concerns are – and what their desired outcomes look like.

    added by GeoSpock 4 min Read
  • Green innovation and IP in the UK post-COVID-19: part one – green energy

    As the UK experiences a record number of coal free days, we launch the first piece in our series, Green innovation and IP in the UK post-COVID-19, exploring drivers of ‘green’ innovation in energy, materials, processes and more. Will the COVID-19 pandemic impact development or protection of green innovation?

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 3 min Read
  • Chronos Technology launches ‘CHRONOSec™’ Cyber Security Audit Services

    Chronos Technology, the UK’s leading resilient sync and timing expert, has launched a range of tech security audit services, ‘CHRONOSec™’, that focus on the vulnerabilities of Operational Technology (OT) to GNSS denial or interference.

    added by Chronos Technology 2 min Read
  • CW Member, Nokia joins the Open RAN Policy Coalition

    Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced that it has joined the Open RAN Policy Coalition to help enable a comprehensive and secure approach to 5G and future network generations. Alongside its customers and other industry stakeholders, Nokia will help shape policy choices that will impact how wireless networks are built, including support for research and development in open networks.

    added by Nokia 1 min Read
  • CW Member CGI awarded Gold recognition in the EcoVadis sustainability rating for third year in a row

    CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce that, for the third consecutive year, it has been awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment and work. CSR is one of the company's six original core values and a key strategic goal is for communities to recognize CGI as a caring and responsible corporate citizen.

    added by CGI 2 min Read
  • CW Member, Link Microtek products used at Nightingale hospitals

    Whilst so many people much closer to the sharp end in these troubled times are doing much more we're proud to have helped in a small way. We routinely supply telecoms products like antennas and various components to the MNOs and their sub-contractors and it's good to know that our products are being used to provide the necessary extra coverage at Nightingale hospitals in London, Harrogate & Birmingham. Our thanks go to the NHS and emergency services for putting themselves at risk to help us all.

    added by Link MicroTek 1 min Read
  • CW Member NTT DATA UK and ICE InsureTech announce a new strategic partnership

    NTT DATA, a world leader in consulting and IT services, today announced it has agreed a strategic partnership with ICE InsureTech, a specialist software provider to insurers.

    added by NTT Data UK 2 min Read
  • Plextek wins DASA contracts to fast track autonomous vehicles in challenging environments

    Plextek DTS has been awarded two contracts under the latest Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) challenge to boost how autonomous vehicles and systems operate in challenging environments.

    added by Plextek 1 min Read
  • The Top Tech Gadgets for Health To Get You Through COVID-19 as Recommended by Our CEO

    In light of the recent pandemic and effect it has had on businesses around the globe, COVID-19 has got our CEO, Mark Thomas thinking about how he monitors his own health and wellbeing at home.

    added by Coderus 5 min Read
  • Impact of Covid-19 extensions on third party rights to use patents in Canada

    There is no denying the worldwide impact of COVID-19 and the resultant challenges faced by businesses. In view of these extraordinary circumstances, most patent related deadlines in Canada that were due on or after March 16th, 2020, have been voluntarily extended by the Commissioner of Patents to June 1st, 2020, with the possibility of further extensions if circumstances continue.

    added by Marks & Clerk 5 min Read
  • Coronavirus: our business continuity plan

    Mills & Reeve is doing everything it can to ensure it is business as usual.

    added by Mills & Reeve LLP 1 min Read
  • Building a life-saving ventilator at lightning speed

    Cambridge Consultants today unveils Veloci-Vent, a sophisticated emergency ventilator designed and built at the request of the UK Government for use in the treatment of COVID-19.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 4 min Read
  • CW Member Nokia achieves world-record 5G speeds

    Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced it has achieved the world’s fastest 5G speeds in its Over-the-Air (OTA) network in Dallas, Texas. Utilizing 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave 5G spectrum and Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) functionality, Nokia achieved 5G speeds of up to 4.7 Gbps in tests performed on base station equipment being deployed in major U.S. carriers' commercial networks. This solution will not only provide subscribers with unrivalled mobile broadband speeds, but also enable carriers to sell various latency-sensitive enterprise services, such as network slicing for mission-critical applications.

    added by Nokia 1 min Read
  • Get a grip if you’re not a gamer

    Video games have been around for years, but I feel attitudes and the understanding towards the gaming community has changed dramatically over the last five years. I remember when I was growing up, my mum would always tell me that video games would melt my brain or the classic ‘give you square eyes’.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Measures Being Taken by EPO, EUIPO, WIPO and UK IPO in Relation to COVID-19 Pandemic

    The European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the International Bureau (IB) of WIPO and other intellectual property offices are taking measures in view of the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic.

    added by J A Kemp LLP 6 min Read
  • Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part five – managing know-how and trade secrets

    This series of articles explores the effect of COVID-19-related disruption on start-ups’ management and monetisation of intellectual property (IP), giving practical guidance to start-ups to improve and preserve their position for the future. In this article, we look at what trade secrets and know-how are, and how the management of these IP rights may change while companies are operating under COVID-19 restrictions.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 6 min Read
  • Digital Technologies To Watch, When ‘Normality’​ Returns

    It is an obvious observation that the long-term impact of COVID-19 will be felt far and wide, long after the dust has settled on the periods of lockdown and social isolation.

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 3 min Read
  • The (neuro)science behind storytelling in video ads!

    It's no mystery that humans like stories. In fact, our brain is evolutionarily wired to follow the connections between a series of events relying on cause and effect – that's in a nutshell what narratives are made of.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Rolls-Royce signs Iotics to power its Digital Twin Technology

    Rolls-Royce Power Systems adopts Iotics’ operating environment and toolset to expand its digital ecosystem and deliver Customer Service 4.0

    added by Iotic 3 min Read
  • PwC comments on the latest GDP data

    Jing Teow, senior economist at PwC, comments on today's GDP data:

    added by PwC UK 1 min Read
  • Digital inclusion and service delivery in a post-covid world – workshop insights

    Workshop insights from CW and Akendi's exploration of 'Adjusting business service delivery to a changed world'.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Progressing innovation outside the lab: a task list for researchers during lockdown – part three, physics and engineering innovation

    Lab-based scientists may not be able to access their workspace during lockdown, but there are things that can be done remotely to further an IP programme. In part three of our series, “Progressing innovation outside the lab”, we outline strategic tasks that physics- and engineering-focussed researchers and scientists can complete to further intellectual property during time away from the lab.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 6 min Read
  • Announcing the Launch of our New Website

    We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website - Coderus 1.0. We felt like it was time for a change. Time to start anew by completely revamping our old website and push the boundaries of brand identity. Now we feel stronger than ever before!

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • Why benchmarks are the missing piece of the ray tracing puzzle

    The real-time graphics pipeline, as modelled by today’s GPUs and its associated stack of drivers, compilers and API, accrues features at a rapid clip. The rate of change in how you program the entire system is rapid, with the ecosystem guardians and the hardware vendors that provide products for them taking advantage of the fact that GPUs have no standard ISA to implement.

    added by Imagination Technologies 5 min Read
  • With 5G here, what’s next for the Internet of Things?

    We are only at the beginning of the 5G era yet we have already witnessed an unprecedented rate of 5G network buildouts and increasing demand for support of a wide range of 5G devices, starting with the smartphone. At Qualcomm, our vision for 5G is a unifying connectivity fabric for the Internet of Things (IoT), giving rise to our hyper-connected future. We believe 5G will touch on all aspects of our lives, addressing the insatiable need to become even more connected. It is expected that with new capabilities and efficiencies, 5G will continue to expand the reach of wireless communications to new industries far beyond the traditional mobile ecosystem.

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 5 min Read
  • Anglia widens optical portfolio with Bivar LED Light Pipes and Indicators

    Anglia today announced a considerable expansion in the range of LED optics and PCB accessories it offers following the signing of a distribution agreement with Bivar Inc., covering its light pipes, indicators and other components.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • CW Member CGI supports Scottish Borders Council in challenging times

    Almost no crisis modelling scenario could have ever predicted the need to urgently shut down schools, businesses, buildings, and entire cities on a global scale; yet despite this now becoming a stark reality, like many other vital organisations Scottish Borders Council (SBC) are rapidly responding and adapting to unforeseen circumstances.  Regardless of social or economic challenges, SBC are committed to continuing to support their citizens.

    added by CGI 1 min Read
  • Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part four – patenting software

    In part four of our series, Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world, patent attorney and electronics specialist, Andrew McKinlay looks at patenting software innovation and if start-ups should adjust their approach to patenting software given COVID-19 related disruption.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 5 min Read
  • Fighting COVID-19 with Technology

    Recently, HUAWEI CLOUD announced that they launched a global action plan to help customers around the world to fight COVID-19 with cloud and AI services.

    added by Huawei Technologies R&D UK Ltd 1 min Read
  • Liberty Global and Telefónica to merge their U.K. operations creating the leading fixed-mobile provider in the country

    Combination creates a stronger fixed and mobile competitor in the U.K. market, supporting the expansion of Virgin Media’s giga-ready network and O2’s 5G mobile deployment for the benefit of consumers, businesses and the public sector

    added by Telefonica O2 UK 8 min Read
  • ‘The Greenshoots Podcast’: a conversation about protecting intellectual property for growth, investment and commercial success

    We are proud to announce the launch of The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 1 min Read
  • CW Member, Anglian Water first water company to use live streaming tool to help keep taps running

    Anglian Water has become the first business outside of the emergency services to use a live-streaming technology to help engineers plan routine work during lockdown.

    added by Anglian Water 1 min Read
  • 5G: A Backbone for Europe’s Economic Recovery

    One of the biggest strengths of the GSMA – our ability to convene 110,000 people from 90 countries for the annual MWC Barcelona – suddenly became a challenge in the face of a fast-moving new virus, COVID-19. We were forced to cancel the trade show on 12 February, when many still said there was no reason to fear.

    added by GSMA 3 min Read
  • Progressing innovation outside the lab: a task list for researchers during lockdown – part two, software/electronics innovation

    In part two of our series, “Progressing innovation outside the lab”, we outline five strategic tasks that will further intellectual property during COVID-19 disruption, to prepare for the return to more normal working. Writer, Appleyard Lees Principal Associate, patent attorney and software/electronics specialist Ithel Jones, works with multinationals and start-up businesses on patent matters ranging from telecommunications, sensor networks and storage systems through to gaming, fintech and mobile apps

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 4 min Read
  • Driving forward chemistry-related innovation during COVID-19 disruption: a task list for researchers to complete during their time at home

    Lab-based scientists may not be able to access their workspace during lockdown, but there are things that can be done remotely to further their IP programme. In part one of our series, “Progressing innovation outside the lab”, Appleyard Lees partner, patent attorney and chemist Kate Hickinson outlines tasks that chemistry-focused researchers and scientists, ordinarily based in labs, can complete during their time at home. The article provides six strategic tasks that will further chemistry-related intellectual property during COVID-19 disruption.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 5 min Read
  • You need clear key messages now more than ever

    All of us have extra worries in these unprecedented times. But today, more than ever, being clear about your key messages is vital.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Advanced Mobility Research And Development (AMRD) Ltd secure a grant from the Appleyard Lees Growth Fund

    We are excited to announce that Advanced Mobility Research And Development (AMRD) Ltd, a pioneering aerospace start-up, have been awarded an Appleyard Lees Growth Fund grant. AMRD’s aircraft product line, equipped with proprietary hybrid and all-electric powertrains, offers unmatched efficiencies and green credentials.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 3 min Read
  • Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part three – managing commercial IP

    This series of articles explores the effect of COVID-19-related disruption on start-ups’ management and monetisation of intellectual property (IP), giving practical guidance to start-ups to improve and preserve their position for the future. Part three of our series, Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world, focuses on protecting commercial IP.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 3 min Read
  • Tektronix Adds Industry-First Technology Which Eliminates Pulse Tuning in New All-In-One 2601B-PULSE System SourceMeter®

    Poised for VCSEL and LIDAR advancement, new PulseMeter™ technology sources current pulses as short as 10μsec, minimizing joule heating effects, at 10A and 10V.

    added by Tektronix UK 2 min Read
  • Tektronix Extends Performance of TBS2000 Product Series with New TBS2000B Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes

    Developed for both engineers and educators, with easy-to-use controls, automated measurements and built-in instruction features.

    added by Tektronix UK 1 min Read
  • Anglian Water invites innovative organisations to bring forward ideas for future water resources planning

    Today, Anglian Water is asking for forward-thinking organisations to bid their ideas to help plan the future of water resource planning for the East of England.

    added by Anglian Water 1 min Read
  • Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part two – trade marks

    A series of articles exploring the effect of COVID-19-related disruption on start-ups' management and monetisation of intellectual property, an essential consideration for start-ups in the growth and development phase. These articles focus on specific challenges start-ups are facing right now. In the second article of the series, trade mark attorney Rachel Garrod explores what's changing, what's not, and how to navigate the uncertainty.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 4 min Read
  • Chamber appoints award-winning entrepreneur Faye Holland as Chair of Cambridge & South Cambs Chamber Committee

    The Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce (CCC) is delighted to announce that award-winning entrepreneur, Faye Holland has been appointed to chair the Cambridge & South Cambs Chamber Committee.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 2 min Read
  • Innovation in Scarcity: New Tool from Plextek’s Innovation Unit

    Supply chains are disrupted and finance is as uncertain as it has ever been. So, if you’re trying to innovate in the face of scarcity, what can you do? Ignite Exponential, Plextek’s Innovation Unit has developed a new version of the innovation tool, the 4 As, which is free to download at the bottom of this article, to help in these unprecedented times.

    added by Plextek 1 min Read
  • Coderus is Shortlisted for Prestigious Mobile Industry Awards

    Coderus are pleased to announced today that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Business Growth Award’ in the 18th Annual Mobile Industry Awards. Hailed as a major “event for the influencers and decision-makers within the industry” by 3itee, the Mobile Industry Awards presented by TechRadar Pro, is the leading UK and European awards organisation honouring excellence in the mobile tech industry.

    added by Coderus 2 min Read
  • Plextek and Design Momentum Enter into a Strategic Partnership

    Plextek Services Ltd and Design Momentum Ltd are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership to develop scientific instruments and laboratory equipment for life sciences. The partnership brings together Plextek’s expertise in electronic engineering design & development at its ISO13485-certified premises with Design Momentum’s 25 years of experience in innovative technology design in the sector.

    added by Plextek 2 min Read
  • Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part one – patents

    A series of articles exploring the effect of COVID-related disruption on start-ups' management and monetisation of intellectual property, an essential consideration for start-ups in the growth and development phase. These articles focus on specific challenges start-ups are facing right now. In the first of the series, patent attorney Parminder Lally explores what's changing, what's not, and how to navigate the uncertainty.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 5 min Read
  • Why I chose Strategy as a career

    I chose a career in strategy because it’s the best job in the world. It’s the kind of job where the more you learn, the less you know. It’s a role that seems to confuse people: what even is a strategist? If you check out LinkedIn, most people have the word ‘strategy’ in their list of skills. I have found my own way of answering this question; it is our job to define business problems, identify what’s contributing to them and develop key insight that lies behind the ‘idea’ that we develop. The strategy work itself can take many forms.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • CommAgility Releases New Software to Simplify Development of 5G Small Cells

    CommAgility announced its PHYRefChain-5G software which supports the development of 5G base station technology.

    added by CommAgility 2 min Read
  • Anglia ranked in the 21st annual Sunday Times Profit Track

    Anglia Components today announced it has been ranked for the first time on the 21st annual Sunday Times Profit Track Covid-19 based on its financial performance over the last three years. The Sunday Times Profit Track ranks Britain’s most successful privately owned companies.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • How Covid-19 is accelerating immediate growth opportunities for regional food and drink brands reveals marketplace amp

    Representing Stokes, Heck and Eat Natural to Hillfarm Oils, Creative Nature and Conscious Chocolate, Bury St Edmunds-based e-commerce experts says there’s immediate and long-term growth opportunities for brands on Amazon as they adapt to feed the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    added by Marketplace AMP Ltd 1 min Read
  • CW invites members to share their news with its community

    Calling all members of the CW community! Would you like to share your news with CW’s network? One of your CW membership benefits is the opportunity to push your story out across our 1000 strong community. Read on to learn more.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read

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