ABGi news from across the UK and the world

Innovation relief is at hand for UK Fintechs

As Coronavirus dominates the agenda, with the Chancellor announcing £330 billion in relief measures to deal with its impact, it’s positive to see the UK Government also focusing on the longer term economy by helping develop the nation’s burgeoning Fintech sector.

Managing global supply chains in the Covid-19 crisis: Part 2

We’re all noticing the incoherence and disruption arising from Covid-19, especially in our local supermarkets, shops and essential retailers.

Robotics combatting Coronavirus

Some of the news and updates relating to how a new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the globe are, quite frankly, alarming and reality is sinking in that we are in this for the long haul!

Managing global supply chains in the Covid-19 crisis: Part 1

While this crisis is affecting us all very personally this time, in the world of supply chains this is not an isolated grand challenge, and we can take heart that similar tragic events have prompted improvements that will serve us well.

Genetically Modified insects – what’s all the buzz about?

Scientist around the world are testing how genetically modified insects could help with disease control or even eradication of lethal mosquito-borne viruses such as malaria, zika or dengue.

Periodic table: saving endangered elements from extinction

The periodic table is considered one of the most important and influential achievements in modern science reflecting the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics, biology and other disciplines.

Stack it up! The food industry is going vertical.

Vertical farming – also known as indoor farming – is the practice of food production utilising LED lighting instead of sunlight in a fully controlled, indoor environment.

The big push for Maritime innovation

With their ‘Maritime 2050: Navigating the Future’ Strategy, the Government set clear priorities going forward and confirmed their support to the maritime sector.

Could your business benefit from a Knowledge Transfer Partnership?

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships can provide a variety of different opportunities for collaborative work that more not normally arise.

2020 must be year of audit reform

With the audit profession under fierce scrutiny and the regulator in flux, it is critical to move forward with the creation of the replacement audit watchdog to restore confidence in the audit profession, argues Scott Henderson, CEO of ABGI

R&D Tax Relief Supports e-Commerce Website Innovation

The UK’s e-commerce sector continues to go from strength to strength. According to figures published earlier this year by Ecommerce News Europe, business-to-consumer e-commerce turnover in the United Kingdom is on course to reach over 200 billion euro by the end of this year, an increase of nearly 15 per cent compared with last year.
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Funding through the Innovation Project Lifecycle

In this challenging and uncertain economic climate, investing in innovation is an invaluable way for manufacturing businesses to build resilience.