Eco innovation is a profitable idea

Here's a taste of my Q&A with Alexandra Barraquand, who works in the Solutions and Experts team at the Solar Impulse Foundation. Alexandra explains how the initiative's new Efficient Solution Label demonstr...

Drive on to give African students solar glasses

|4 August 2016| Africa Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is striving to give 100,000 students in Africa a safe view of September's eclipse with solar glasses. AWB is to "provide safe solar viewing glas...

Enjoy Barra’s beach landing in a day

|9 February 2016| A flight to Barra and its stunningly unique beach runway is a must for any pioneering traveller. And Flybe franchise partner, Loganair is offering passengers the chance to easily experie...

Six nations bonanza

|5 February 2016| Thousands of rugby fans will descend on Edinburgh tomorrow for Scotland's opener against England in the 2016 RBS six nations championship. And visitors to the capital are set to generate mi...

Unused factories to drive Chinese innovation

|4 February 2016| Unused factories and warehouses in China are to be transformed into innovation hubs. And fostering a spirit of collaboration is central to the new plans announced today by the Chinese go...

Conference to tap into 2016 celebrations

|2 February 2016| A recently renovated mill in Dundee is set to host the Dundee & Angus Tourism Conference this spring. The Verdant Work’s High Mill in Dundee will host the event on 15 March, which ai...

UNICEF searching for ‘problem-solvers’

|1 February 2016| UNICEF is inviting technology start-ups developing solutions with the potential to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children to apply for funding from its recently launched ...

£5 billion pay cheque for industry

|21 January 2016| Around 12.9 million domestic tourists visited Scotland in the year to the end of September 2015, according to new figures. The Great Britain Tourism Survey published today also shows ...

St Andrews 2015 delivers for Scotland

|18 January 2016| Last year's Open golf championship in St Andrews brought record-breaking economic benefits to Scotland, according to an independent economic impact assessment. The 2015 Open Championship...