The Valley of Death is an expression used to describe the black hole in which a lot of research ends up in. Many researchers get stuck in the Valley of Death, not having the tools, skills or financial backing to
“The first step in winning the future,” declared President Obama, “is encouraging American innovation”. So how is the UK doing in the area of winning the future? Sadly, the answer is, “not very well” as evidenced by the feeble patent
Ed Miliband has stated that he wants Labour to be the party of the small business and the self employed. A sensible approach because over half of UK turnover is generated by small business and there are nearly 5 million
How do we exploit innovation to boost national economic vitality? One way is to be conversant with the rules that govern innovation on a national and international level. More specifically, we need to understand the implications directly leading from rules
Innovation – who can argue with that? If it promises to make our world a better place, it would rightly get a full show of hands. But patents, drafting patents, filing patents and prosecuting patents – what’s exciting about that?