CAMBRIDGE INVESTE R$ 1 BI EM AI PARA PREVER MUDANÇAS CLIMÁTICAS

Centro de pesquisa da universidade faz parte de megaprojeto com financiamento do governo britânico e apoio da iniciativa privada. A população mundial chegou a 7,63 bilhões de pessoas em 2018 e as projeções do Departamento de Assuntos Econômicos e Sociais das Nações Unidas (UN DESA) são de que esse número atinja impressionantes 11,2 bilhões em …

Innovate UK funding early-stage user-centred design

UK businesses can apply for a share of £1 million to build in early-stage design processes that reflect and respond to customer needs and behaviours. Innovate UK has up to £1 million to help organisations put high-quality, human-centred design at the earliest stages of innovation. This competition will fund projects across a wide range of …

AI pharma start-up BenevolentAI now worth $2 billion after $115 million funding boost

British artificial intelligence start-up BenevolentAI has bagged $115 million from investors, lifting its pre-money valuation to $2 billion. The London-based firm, which is focused on the pharmaceutical industry, said the latest round of funding will help it scale drug development and its AI platform. The company currently has more than 20 drug programs. It said …

Energy Storage is the Policy Epicenter of Energy Innovation

A darkened Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of David Shankbone.   Right now, the reliability and economics of the electric power grid is changing. A major player in this change might be energy storage. Utilities have always known that storing electricity is valuable, but other than building dams to hold water, it wasn’t a …

No one disagrees Europe needs to step up commitment to innovation, but . . . how much appetite is there for more disruption?

The years since the financial crisis have been miserable not only for growth in Europe but for dynamism and innovation — outstripped on all counts by Asia and the US. But as eurozone growth recovers, the continent is gaining a second chance. As the shock of the UK’s Brexit vote and the fragility of the banking system …