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EnterpriseTECH Inventor Diaries: Spilios Theodoratos, Dr Ioannis Sfontouris and Jeanette Walker

EnterpriseTECH Inventor Diaries: Spilios Theodoratos, Dr Ioannis Sfontouris and Jeanette Walker

Innovation and inventions do not always come from careful planning. Actually, perhaps they rarely go in that order. Most of the time they come from spontaneous reaction to some stimulus. Such a moment it was when Dr Ioannis Sfontouris was having dinner with Spilios Theodoratos in Athens. Spilios at that time was leading a team… Read more

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

It might seem a little odd that one of the first things I was asked to do as Futurist-in-Residence at the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Business School was to look backwards. But considering where things have come from can be a useful prelude to prediction. Familiarising oneself with the origin of things, sketching both the… Read more

Enabling innovation in cardiac surgery

Enabling innovation in cardiac surgery

At its core, clinical research is about leveraging team work to creatively solve high impact problems. Often clinicians see this as their opportunity to be the ultimate advocate for their patients, rising above the day to day battles of ward care to win the war against a clinical problem. As a medical student in London,… Read more

EnterpriseTECH: the key to realising innovation

EnterpriseTECH: the key to realising innovation

NHS clinicians have access to many different investigations and treatments for patients. Through years of work in different clinical specialties, we become aware that both investigations and treatments carry inherent deficiencies. They may be expensive, uncomfortable for the patient, time-consuming or ineffective. Most of the clinicians I have worked with, in my capacity as a… Read more

Disruption = IoT + Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Disruption = IoT + Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By Ahsan Zaman, Executive Director of WORLD MEDIA ONLINE The Internet of Things (IoT) is a multi-trillion-dollar market opportunity. Cisco predicts it to be worth US$14.4 trillion by 2022, with McKinsey forecast at US$11 trillion by 2025. Goldman Sachs points to Industrial IoT market alone at US$2 trillion by 2020. Smart Homes, Connected Cars and… Read more