Rubber electrolytes produce cheap, reliable and safe EV batteries

Electric vehicles (EVs) require cheaper, more efficient and longer lasting batteries that won’t burst during use or pollute the environment if they are to become widely popular. Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology believe they have identified rubber – a common material – as a possible and beneficial alternative …

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Create a culture of mission-driven innovation

Today, consumers increasingly value authenticity and reward brands rooted in social good. But what does fostering a mission-driven corporate culture mean? What are the potential benefits and pitfalls? The recent Fast Company Agenda 2022 event featured “Leading with Purpose,” a moderated conversation between Sanjiv Yajnik, President of Financial Services at …

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U of T alum lands Google job by putting herself first

Marah Ayad believes in putting yourself first. The University of Toronto Scarborough management program alumnus is now a technical account manager at Google. She says the opportunity only arose after she quit her former full-time job at Microsoft to make time to travel. But before she could leave for South …

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New £ 1.5bn defense deal to modernize military air traffic control technology secures 150 jobs at Whiteley

Some 300 positions at Aquila’s air traffic management system have been secured, including 150 at its base in Whiteley, thanks to the agreement. Aquila has been developing advanced technology since 2014, having won the contract from the Ministry of Defense. Now, after years of hard work, it is finally operational …

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution shares details of microplastics detection project

Newswise – Woods Hole, MA (January 11, 2022) – Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic that can be found in the ocean and the atmosphere. Scientists’ current understanding of microplastics is that they are prevalent around the world, but the impact they have on ecosystems and humans is largely unknown. …

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Mayor’s Pride Award: applications are open

Publication date: Jan 11, 2022 Applications have been opened for this year’s St Albans Mayor’s Pride Awards, including a new one for 2022 – the Frontline Worker Award The annual awards are held to celebrate extraordinary people and exceptional organizations making a positive contribution to the District of St Albans. …

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India and the United States are expected to move forward with a series of initiatives in 2022: WH

In 2022, India and the United States are expected to move forward on a wide range of initiatives, including the fight against the pandemic, climate change, QUAD and new and emerging technologies, the White House announced on Monday. As you know, in September the (US) President (Joe Biden) welcomed Prime …

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Six innovation centers to promote medicinal plants

TEHRAN – The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has established six innovation centers to develop the supply chain for medicinal plants in the country. The innovation centers were established in the cities of Tehran, Kermanshah, Ardebil, Hamedan, Yasouj and Gonabad, with the aim of paving the way for industries …

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Startup Mantra: companies benefit from open access to big data

Finarkein Analytics, the Pune-based start-up, has created a privacy-focused data analytics platform, working seamlessly with various open digital ecosystems (ODEs), to help businesses large and small to access open data standards (also known as digital public goods). Finarkein’s holistic data ecosystem will provide a unified solution for data collection, transformation, …

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