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The Bio Revolution: Innovations transforming economies, societies, and our lives

Advances in biological science could transform economies and societies, helping to tackle global challenges from climate change to pandemics. A confluence of advances in biological science and accelerating development of computing, automation, and artificial intelligence is fueling a new wave of innovation. This Bio Revolution could have significant impact on economies and our lives, from health…

Technology delivered: Implications for cost, customers, and competition in the last-mile ecosystem

What’s the outlook for the last-mile delivery ecosystem, given rapid development in technology? How will technological advances affect unit economics, customers, and competitive dynamics? This Mckinsey & Company article explains. One of the best parts of the e-commerce journey is the moment that you finally get your hands on that long-sought-after, much-anticipated item you ordered. As…

How coronavirus sparked a wave of innovation in India

Entrepreneurs and innovators across India have responded quickly to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, social distancing and contact tracing have been the buzzwords of the response to COVID-19. A particular problem as lockdowns begin to ease will be how to stop the virus spreading in public spaces such as airports or…

How data science can ease the COVID-19 pandemic

This article originally published by the Brookings Institute considers how data science and technology can help us endure the pandemic pending delivery of a vaccine. Social distancing and stay-at-home orders in the United States have slowed the infection rate of SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen that causes COVID-19. This has halted the immediate threat to the U.S.…

China: Technology

As part of the Brookings Institute Global China series, assessing China’s growing role in the world, the Brookings team have produced an in-depth article on China’s global technology ambitions and assesses their desire to achieve global technological leadership. China’s rapid technological advances are significant in contemporary geopolitical competition, with some countries raising concerns about how…

Japan Connections

  Japan Connections February saw our partners at the University of Stirling host their annual Japan Week. Students and staff took part in Japanese language lessons, a Kimono fashion show, and a range of other activities aimed at fostering connections between students of different nationalities, and to inspire a global outlook among all. This year’s…