Corporates and innovation

London crowned tech king of the world

London has been named the world’s most high-tech city, according to Z/Yen Group’s seventh edition of the Smart Centres Index, published today.   The British capital secured the top spot for its world-leading financial services, deep talent pool, quality of its business environment, and international reputation. Climbing from second place, London…
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Scientists develop ‘artificial leaf’ that could power the cars of the future

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed an ‘artificial leaf’ that uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into ethanol and propanol.  These so-called ‘drop-in’ fuels can directly power an internal combustion engine without any modifications, potentially offering a low-emissions alternative to gasoline.  Unlike fossil fuels, these solar…
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