Coffee capsules: greener grounds
06 Nov 2019
Large consumer companies are increasingly focusing on reworking their consumable products to be more environmentally friendly. Until recently,.
Printing the unprintable – new technique expands graphene printing to previously unsuitable substrates
30 Oct 2019
Plastics recycling: polymers unzipped
30 Oct 2019
As society becomes more aware of the adverse effects of single-use plastics on the environment, demand for “greener” alternatives is rising.
Consumable consumables: the edible water bottle
09 Oct 2019
Throughout the 20th century, plastic has become increasingly prevalent in our everyday lives. To date, it’s estimated that over 8 billion tons of.
AMR - a global threat
27 Sep 2019
A hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment is Climate Change and its predicted impact on our way of life. We are warned that rising global.
Budding opportunities for pharma
26 Sep 2019
With shifting attitudes surrounding cannabis-based drugs, it is essential to explore the array of benefits this may have for patients and the.
From data to drugs - a brief introduction to AI in drug discovery
25 Sep 2019
The road to an approved drug is well known to be an arduous journey. Recent estimates put the cost of bringing a new drug to market at a figure of.
Strict and inflexible: material claims at the EPO
24 Sep 2019
Innovators in advanced materials can face an uphill struggle to get suitable patent protection at the European Patent Office. Matthew Smith explains.
Batteries for the future: the sky may not be the limit!
18 Sep 2019
Printing with graphene: exploring the inks set to unleash graphene's potential for mass-market applications
30 Aug 2019
Green graphene - the pursuit of sustainability
31 Jul 2019
Theoretically, at least, graphene can be produced from any carbon source. While the pursuit of scalable manufacturing for this extraordinarily strong.
Charging into the future - the increasing demands on battery technologies
27 Jun 2019
Battery technology is an area of constant innovation. For years we have been trying to squeeze a little bit more performance from our electronic.
Medicinal cannabis: recent changes and future innovations
18 Jun 2019
Government policy on the prescription of cannabis-derived medicines has undergone some interesting and important changes over the past few months, both.
Protecting the ‘Trojan horse’ drug key to keeping a struggling field viable
20 May 2019
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles: growth and innovation
05 Apr 2019
While much attention and noise has surrounded the growth in the number of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, as well as the advances in battery.
Hydrogen: the storage question
04 Apr 2019
There’s a lot to like about hydrogen. It’s light; it’s abundant (at least atomically - water and hydrocarbons contain plenty of hydrogen atoms); it’s.
Advanced materials: game-changing graphene
28 Mar 2019
Dosage regimen patents: bruised but not beaten
28 Mar 2019
Ruling on the big pharma Actavis v ICOS case, the UK Supreme Court has found ICOS’s Cialis patent to be invalid for obviousness.
Playing for time: strategies that can help extend a drug's patent life
25 Mar 2019