Biomimicry and lots of robots – technology roundup from Technology4Change

Cactus inspired biomimicry could help solve water scarcity Researchers in Beijing have developed a prototype technology using artificial cactus spines to collect fog from the air. Read more on Materials Review. Drones and robots could create a self-repairing city Researchers at Leeds University have been granted funding from EPSRC to develop small robots that can … Continue reading “Biomimicry and lots of robots – technology roundup from Technology4Change”

What can we learn from successful innovators?

  In 2014 the BRE Innovation Network explored the process of innovation within the built environment. The series will look at solutions at different stages of the innovation cycle and learn from the people behind those innovations. Our first interview with magnetised flooring technology company IOBAC, explored how to commercialise an innovative solution that challenges … Continue reading “What can we learn from successful innovators?”