Technology Strategy Board

Power to the People: A Long Term Care Revolution

Ian Spero | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK
Ian Spero

Fuelled by the growth of electronic medical records, according to The Telegraph people of all ages are waking up to the potential of patient power...

Clean and Cool Mission 2013

David Willetts | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Tech
David Willetts

The government is backing or high growth potential technology sector, giving them the best chance to succeed on a global scale. Missions such as the ones launched today will play a vital part in making sure that we can export our exciting innovations abroad, helping to boost the economy and support business.

What Do You Want for Your Future?

Mike Biddle | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Biddle

We did a survey recently and three quarters of the people we asked wanted an alternative to a care home if they become dependent in older age. We believe this means there is a need for innovative thinking to revolutionise long-term care, including how it is delivered and what it should look like.

Catapult Set to Revolutionise the UK Space Industry

Robin Moss | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Tech
Robin Moss

The UK space industry is a well hidden success story. Like other nations, the UK is targeting space as a high-growth sector. More competition than ever is coming from Brazil, China, India and South Korea, which all have government-subsidised space programmes.

It Really Is Good to Talk

Mike Biddle | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Biddle

Recent predictions from the Office of National Statistics suggest that one in three babies born today will live to 100 and beyond. Bearing in mind our ageing population, we've been doing quite a lot of work over the past five years to think about how we can enable us all to live our lives the way we want to, where we want to.

Why Are Older People Consistently Assumed to Be Entirely Lacking in Taste?

Geraldine Bedell | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Geraldine Bedell

It's hardly surprising that so few of us are looking forward to getting old. While most people can appreciate that it's better than the alternative, a lot of the time it's not that much better. Never before in human history have so many of us lived so long, and we're singularly ill-prepared for this change in the shape of human lives.

Designer Fund - Starting Up The Empowerment Of Designers

Robert Urquhart | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech
Robert Urquhart

Tech City, a recent stamp of approval from Whitehall of the Old Street area of London, being a creative 'hub' - how I hate that word, appears to be a top-heavy civil service exercise in cool, band wagon jumping after the band has already played venture. We need to reach out further.

Michael Rundle

Why Doesn't The UK Have Its Own Apple Inc? | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

There is a melancholy familiar to any gadget fan in the UK that occurs when they examine the back of an iPhone. The cause is a simple, chirpy mess...