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Sky TV – Mother of Invention

April 5, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   All,Innovation,Patents   |   4 Comments»

"Objective Productions" are producing a series of programmes called "Mother of Invention" for broadcast on Sky.  There's nothing about it yet on their website, but they are looking for inventors with original and innovative designs - ...

North East Business Angels

March 5, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   All,Sources of finance   |   0 Comment»

We now have a new business angel networks here in the North East.  NEaBA is an offshoot from YABA, the very successful Yorkshire Association of Business Angels.  We also have the

North East SME Innovation Programme

March 1, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   All,Innovation,Sources of finance   |   0 Comment»

The NE-SME-IP was just launched last month with £0.7m to support SMEs doing innovative projects – there are details at   The main highlights are that the subsidy is a flat 40%, and that it is only for ‘established’ ...

Company information

February 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   All,Open innovation, tech transfer & licensing   |   0 Comment»

There's a great new website at  It seems to have all (or most) of the information you would have had to pay for at Companies House.  Great tool for finding out a bit more about the ...

China and the future

February 27, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   All,China, Taiwan & Hong Kong   |   0 Comment»

Futurologist and China expert Martin Jacques talks about the history, culture and future of China: The video is about half an hour, but worth it if you want ...

Steve H

February 22, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   All,Testimonials   |   0 Comment»

“I've had the pleasure of working with Julian on the board of directors at Innoverce Engineering for several years. During that time I have grown to admire his entrepreneurial abilities, in particular his unwavering passion, focus on quality, cost containment ...