ABGi news from across the UK and the world

Bladeless wind turbines

Are they powerful enough to shake up the renewable energy industry?
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Patent Box – Time for a rethink?

The number of companies claiming Patent Box has only risen slightly in the past 3 years with the R&D tax credit scheme seeing massive expansion. Why is there such a disparity in the uptake of the two schemes?
Sandy Findlay

Digital Solutions for volatile markets

While British companies are powerless to change the market conditions causing the volatility, they can develop strategies to allow them to successfully manage their exposure to the conditions and allow them to take full advantage of the growing confidence we are currently experiencing.

Recharging the battery industry

Advances in battery design over the past few decades have made modern technology possible. Yet, to continue this progress we need cheaper, more efficient, and greener batteries.

Unlocking hidden cash in wind energy projects

Even though renewable energy businesses are spending staggering amounts on developing new technologies, very few are actually claiming the hundreds of thousands of pounds they are entitled to through R&D tax relief.

Digital twins: s(t)imulating the technological progress

What is Digital Twin technology and how can virtual design help accelerate innovation?

The Inside Track on Patent Box

MakeUK ask Sandy Findlay, Partnership Director at ABGI-UK, to give insights on how to make the most of the Patent Box for your business.
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Was it all a dream?

Dream studies have been impeded by the reliance on brain scans and people’s interpretation of dreams. However, four recent experiments have found a way of ‘communicating’ with people experiencing lucid dreaming.
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A grounding in grant funding

Joe Matusiak, grants manager at innovation funding specialists, ABGI UK discusses the changes to UK aerospace sector grant funding environment.
Russell McGrath

Expert Eye

Innovation is critical to addressing the UK’s productivity gap and the Government supports research and development (R&D) to the tune of around £5bn a year via tax credits.

New grant funding opportunity for the automotive sector

If you are an organisation within the automotive sector looking to regenerate your innovation plans for funding, then grants could be the answer for your business.
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Unhackable internet

As the internet continues to penetrate all aspects of our modern lives, issues related to data protection, privacy and cyber security are becoming ever more pertinent. But what if we could design the web to be inherently secure?