Wearable soap to limit spread of viruses

|12 November 2015| A necklace that stores electronic health data to track child immunisation and a wearable soap that helps limit the spread of infectious viruses by encouraging hand washing, have won the We...

The fourth industrial revolution

|11 November 2015| The 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in January will discuss the challenges and opportunities posed by the technological age. The theme of the Meeting is ‘Mastering the f...

Transforming global communications

|10 November 2015| An innovative new technology developed at the University of Edinburgh could transform the lives of millions worldwide The new form of wireless data communication using solar energy to c...

Collaborating for Scotland

|31 October 2015| Innovators magazine is delighted to announce it will be working in partnership with University Technology to showcase and drive innovation in Scotland. Scotland's prestigious, world-clas...

Innovative app could help tackle fuel poverty

An innovative new app for social landlords and housebuilders, developed by Building Research Establishment (BRE) in partnership with Cruden, was officially launched yesterday (13 Oct) by deputy first minister, ...

Developing a vibrant digital sector

Scotland’s first digital skills academy has welcomed its initial intake of 15 students, who are due to graduate in January 2016. Industry-led CodeClan has been created to help meet the immediat...

Economic growth continues

Scotland’s economy saw further expansion in the second quarter according to Gross Domestic Product figures published today (7 October). Today’s National Statistics show that the Scottish economy has grown fo...