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What next for Food, Drink and Farming in a Post-Brexit Scotland?

ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s largest low carbon business ideas competition, has selected three winners to represent Scotland at the global final in Tallinn, Estonia later this year. This followed a European record-breaking 59 applications to the Scottish stage of the competition,

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MOOCs and the Future of Entrepreneurship Education

On Wednesday 4th December around 70 people gathered for a breakfast seminar at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, to hear about and discuss the topic of MOOCs and the Future of Entrepreneurship Education. The breakfast seminar was made possible with

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Archangel’s looking for heavenly returns in energy efficiency

Every time you use NetThings® an Angel gets their wings. I couldn’t resist using a line from my favourite film to start this post about Ewgeco’s new energy management platform. If, like Clarence, Archangel’s are down the angelic hierarchy, Ewgeco

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Too rich and too lazy to change?

We live in a society that wastes an appalling amount of food, electricity and water. According to Zero Waste Scotland, energy created from Scotland’s annual food waste could power Dundee for six months. Alternatively every household could make significant savings

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Intelligent Data and Domestic Energy

Following a successful inaugral workshop in Aberdeen, the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation joined forces with ScotlandIS for the second Low Carbon Special Interest Group meeting on Thursday 6th December 2012. The meet ups aim to facilitate interaction and commercial

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The always on society

We need to shift away from being an “always on” society. This time ten years ago my boss was getting ready for another day at the BT Disruptive Innovation Lab at MIT, unaware of the disruption that was going to

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An Internet of Things

The news of an Internet for robots has really captured the imagination of people. I read these BBC News and WIRED articles and thought it would appeal to an audience of geeks predominantly, but then lots of friends and family

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Welcome to CleanWeb Factory

On the 24th-25th February 2011 two clean energy entrepreneurial thought leaders will be engaging Scotland’s dynamic and vibrant low carbon research and innovation scene. Theses entrepreneurial thought leaders are Professor Joeseph B. Lassiter from Harvard Business School and Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the MIT Entrepreneurship

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