Social Innovation

By combining vast amounts of patient data with artificial intelligence, we’re beginning to be able to predict illnesses before they’ve even developed. Discover how artificial intelligence may make some illnesses a thing of the past.
Health
Communities
With payments by card and even phone rooting into our daily lives, you might feel like cash is disappearing out of existence. However, governments are printing more money than ever. Why is this and what else do we not know about our hard-earned notes?
Health
Will doctor’s appointments one day be conducted by virtual reality? Artificial intelligence and big data are inspiring four trends which will transform healthcare as we know it.
Energy
There are lots of misconceptions about solar energy. Here we clear up the top 3 myths!
Transport
Being stuck in traffic is rarely an enjoyable experience, but it causes more harm than just frayed nerves.
Transport
Watch how from the early twentieth century to the present day Hitachi has been pioneering innovation when it comes to the railways
Transport
How will the digital revolution transform rail in Europe? Hear from Tim Hedley-Jones, Major Projects Director at Virgin Trains East Coast, and Alistair Dormer, Global CEO at Hitachi Rail Europe.
Energy in the developing world
Energy
History tells us that developed countries have led the world in innovation; from the Industrial Revolution’s roots in Britain to the Information Age rising from Silicon Valley which have life as we know it possible. There’s a lingering misperception that developing countries are followers rather than leaders when it comes to technological development. Until now.
Technology
Most of us wouldn’t think twice about managing our finances and personal admin online. The thought of having to go into the bank to pay a bill, a norm not much more than a decade ago, seems very archaic. Yet as more and more people input personal data online, we are making it easier for criminals to discover the information needed to crack passwords, access accounts and even steal identities.
Technology
As the world becomes more urbanised, cities increasingly look to build up rather than out. But how can people be transported to these great heights?
Technology
Research shows that a happier office is a more productive office. But what actually makes employees happy?
Technology
The days when our safety and security were in the hands of the physically strong and powerful are long gone. Data is the new might. In today’s world with unprecedented forms of crime, and intense scrutiny around security, artificial intelligence is becoming our new superhero.
Smart tech
Health
By 2050 it’s expected that there will be 1.5 billion people on the planet aged 65 or over. Today’s 65 year-olds may be hipper and healthier than their parents’ generation, but there’s every chance that by 80 they will be in need of round-the-clock care, potentially for another 15-20 years. How can smart technology help to enable people to live longer, happier lives?