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Tim Bestwick shares his insights on the opportunities and challenges for startups in the fusion energy industry of the future  The UK is a driving force in fusion energy and hosts the world’s leading fusion machine, the EU’s Joint European Torus (JET). The UK government has recently announced an investment of £220m for the initial […]

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Engineering technology innovators Oxford Flow and Utonomy are testing new products to improve the gas distribution network. The Stephenson Fund is an investor in both companies and has also helped them to secure funding from Innovate UK. Stephenson Fund Investment Director, Mark White,  recognised the potential of the two companies to collaborate and after introducing […]

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The UK is good at research, but poor at innovation. That’s a common view among policymakers, but an out-dated one, argues Andy Muir from the UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund who recently judged the BBSRC Innovator of the Year Award 2019. The UK is world class at producing scientific research, but poor at commercialising […]

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