Dominic Ladden-Powell

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Supermarket of the future

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on May 4, 2017 at 1:41 PM

The supermarket is one of the most ubiquitous sights in the Western world. Seemingly immune to the decline of the High Street, supermarket brands go from strength; Walmart is the largest company in the world by revenue1 while Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrison all rank among the world’s largest companies2.

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Topics: food

Digital diets: The future of wearable devices

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on April 20, 2017 at 7:49 AM

Wearable technology can be dated back to the reign of Queen Elizabeth I who was presented with the first wristwatch by court favourite Robert Dudley in 1571. The first wrist watches were reportedly so large they were called arm watches.

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Topics: wearable devices

Curing Obesity: Personalised Medicine

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on April 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM

While governments, charities and the media attempt to change attitudes towards diet and exercise, obesity rates globally continue to grow and 42 million children under the age of five worldwide are now overweight1.

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Topics: Healthcare, crispr, food

3D printing food - Too slow, too sweet

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on April 11, 2017 at 8:11 AM

The 3D printing of food, like most other applications of the new tech, is still struggling against the bonds of novelty. While 3D printed candies and other sculpted dishes are most certainly impressive, it will be applications which can produce healthy food easily, quickly and cheaply that establish the technology as feasible.

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Topics: 3D Printing, food

The future of food: Feeding 10 billion people

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on April 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM

The population of the world will reach 9.7 billion by 20501 , 66 per cent of which will be in cities2 . Energy supply, transportation and employment will all be of concern but one of the most crucial worries is far more fundamental – how to feed these people.

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Topics: 3D Printing, food

Why does R&D matter? [Infographic]

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on March 29, 2017 at 9:58 AM

Research and development is one of the most crucial business departments a company can invest in. By committing to constantly updating and renewing products and services, companies maximise their chances of both growing and maintaining market share. In this infographic, we look at how to do R&D and its benefits - as well as some of the risks of not doing R&D.

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Topics: R&D, infographic

The huge list of CRISPR uses

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on March 13, 2017 at 4:49 PM

The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technique has been lauded as one of the most significant advances in medicine, science even, in a generation.

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Topics: crispr

PatSnap Weekly: 2017 February Week 3

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on February 17, 2017 at 4:03 PM

Welcome to the third edition of PatSnap Weekly, a weekly review of the latest developments from around the world in innovation including technology, medicine and intellectual property.

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Topics: news

PatSnap Weekly: 2017 February Week 2

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on February 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Welcome to the second edition of PatSnap Weekly, a weekly review of the latest developments from around the world in innovation including technology, medicine and intellectual property.

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Topics: news

The race for the skies: 9 flying car designs

Posted by Dominic Ladden-Powell on February 9, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Uber announced this week the hiring of former Nasa engineer Mark Moore to work on developing a flying version of their lift service. Is this just a publicity stunt or is the technology closer than we might think?

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Topics: IP & Innovation

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