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3rd December 2021

AI ethics: Government unveils algorithm transparency standard

The British government has published a new standard for transparency in the algorithms that organisations use to support decision-making.
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17th November 2021

UK business underinvesting in new technology to survive ...

New research from diversified US giant Dell Technologies suggests that UK companies are underinvesting in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT) in order to focus on pandemic-driven cybersecurity and ‘business as usual’ projects.
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15th November 2021

How to get onboard the $12.6 trillion IoT opportunity: ...

Chris Middleton looks at a new report from McKinsey that sets out the economic prize of the IoT and how to clinch it, while avoiding the common pitfalls.
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12th November 2021

Horizon Europe: Political arguments impede UK research programmes

Arguments are raging over the UK’s involvement with the Horizon Europe scheme, which in 2021-22 is making €14.7 billion in funding available, from a total pot of €95.5 billion (excluding associated-country contributions), to back research and innovation to help Europe’s ...
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10th November 2021

Innovate UK launches £20m manufacturing sustainability competition

With green technologies and sustainability high on the agenda in the wake of COP-26 and the October Spending Review, Innovate UK (part of UK Research and Innovation) is investing up to £20 million to help companies and researchers reduce the environmental ...
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27th October 2021

China winning university war for AI talent, says ...

Chinese universities now publish the largest volume of high-quality research on artificial intelligence in the world. In 1980 they published none, illustrating how far China has come in a relatively short space of time.