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11th January 2024
Eye-Catching Innovations in Jet Engine Technology, Part 2: Noise Reduction

Continuing my series of short blog posts on developments in jet engine technology revealed by 2023 patent application publications, I turn to Rolls-Royce (R-R). It’s interesting to note that there …

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26th October 2023
Building Better Bodies 10 years on: 3D Printing in Healthcare

A decade ago, 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, was very different from the techniques used in 2023. As well as what may be considered “standard” use in materials …

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11th October 2023
Eye-catching innovation in jet engine technology, part 1

2023 published patents show interesting and remarkable innovations from jet engine manufacturers, with considerable emphasis on the challenges of greater efficiency and reduced environmental impact. In this first of a …

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19th September 2023
AI-Powered Personalised Medicine

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare has ushered in a new era of personalised medicine, promising more effective and tailored treatments for patients. Traditional medical approaches often adopt …

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31st March 2023
Innovating the Future of Healthcare: Patent Filing Trends in Europe

The healthcare industry has experienced a significant transformation over the past few years, and this looks to be only the start of a significant re-think of how healthcare is provided, …

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6th February 2023
From Theoretical Proposals to Commercial Reality: The Rise of Innovation and Patent Filings in Quantum Computing

The possibility of quantum computing was first seriously proposed in the early 1980s and is widely regarded as having enormous potential to deliver a step change in the complexity of …

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17th January 2023
Wrap up for CES 2023 – major trends, and is the UK lost at sea?

CES has closed its doors for another year. Over four days the conference showcased the front line of innovation in the tech space. The scale of the exhibition is simply …

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10th January 2023
Ruff day? Cutting edge tech to keep pets healthy

When asked for an example of innovative health technology, we would typically think of systems designed for human consumers – whether wearable devices, home monitoring systems or telehealth. However, here …

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9th January 2023
LiDAR: A Significant Support Technology at CES

When visiting CES’ one thing that struck me was the number of companies demonstrating LiDAR technology. LiDAR has been around since the 1960s and was originally developed for aerospace use, …

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