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How can AI help improve accessibility to healthcare?

How can AI help improve accessibility to healthcare?

Innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in healthcare has grown exponentially in recent years. Around 80% of doctors believe that AI in healthcare is useful and it is already being used in exam rooms by triaging hospital and emergency department traffic, analysing patient risk scores and identifying potential new therapies by simulating chemistry with computers. Even though there have been tremendous advancements in healthcare and AI, challenges around accessibility and affordability remain. With this in mind, how can AI help improve accessibility to healthcare? More…

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Can patents help save the environment?

Can patents help save the environment?

 

Ever since 1421 when the very first patent was recorded in Florence, patents and their protected inventions have helped shape the modern world we live in today. Patents protect inventions, granting their owners exclusive rights over them for a period of time and allowing them to reap financial rewards. They have supported technological and economical advancements, as well as helping to solve problems through innovation. More…

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Green hydrogen: the future of energy?

Green hydrogen: the future of energy?

 

Modern society relies heavily on electricity and requires an increasing number of watts to function. The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicted in their 2019 report that global energy demand will increase between 25% and 30% by 2040. Considering how reliant we are on oil and coal, this would increase CO2 emissions thus exacerbating climate change. With this in mind, innovators are turning their attention to more sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions such as green hydrogen. The new German Ambassador to the UK, Miguel Berger, who was previously the State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, stated at the Hydrogen for Life 2022 conference that it is crucial we speed up the efficiency of renewable energy, including hydrogen in order to move away from fossil fuels. He also spoke about the potential for Germany and the UK to work together in this area to develop and implement new, innovative solutions more quickly. Let’s take a closer look at what green hydrogen is and the different areas of innovation. More…

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Minesoft wins the award for Best Business

The Minesoft team was thrilled to win the award for Best Business at the recent Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, and to be highly commended as Best Business for Innovation. 

The annual business awards organised by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce – one of the accredited nationwide British Chambers of Commerce – are a recognition and celebration of regional business success. Minesoft also sponsored the Best Female Entrepreneur Award and co-founder Ann Chapman-Daniel – who previously received the award herself at the end of 2018 – was happy to present the award to Hala Allawi for her work in the borough.

As a global patent solutions provider, we aim to encourage innovation worldwide. Since 2010 we have partnered with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in the ASPI programme to give researchers in developing countries free or low-cost access to sophisticated tools and services, like PatBase, for retrieving and analysing patent data. In addition, our services and tools help international corporations, law firms, patent search firms and universities worldwide, including many FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies. However, Minesoft considers its impact locally to be equally important.

The Minesoft team often supports the regional Chamber of Commerce and Richmond Business Investment District to boost local business, ranging from small businesses to corporations, such as eBay and PayPal, and the community as a whole. Minesoft has previously sponsored Richmond Theatre, as well as donating time & money towards local festive events such as the Christmas lights turn-on and fireworks display, a huge success locally. Our involvement in the borough is geared towards encouraging business growth on a local scale and improving the River Thames environment.

Press contact: Caitlin Kavanagh ([email protected])

 

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European Inventor Award 2022 winners: Recognising their contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

European Inventor Award 2022 winners: Recognising their contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 

 

The way we live is constantly changed and influenced by inventors and their new inventions. These developments shape the course of history and the future of society. With this in mind, the annual European Inventor Award launched in 2006 by the European Patent office (EPO) aims to celebrate the best and most innovative technological breakthroughs. This year’s winners come from a range of industries, from waste management to medical technology and energy storage. Let’s take a closer look at the award-winning innovations chosen for their contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Minesoft supports official book for Platinum Jubilee Pageant

Minesoft supports official book for Platinum Jubilee Pageant, Her Majesty The Queen: The Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album 

The only official book published for the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, Her Majesty The Queen: The Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album charts the trials and triumphs of The Queen’s 70-year reign and explores how Her Majesty has provided the country and Commonwealth with a lifetime of leadership; from her steadfast presence during the Second World War through to her unifying influence during our present turbulent times. The beautiful hardback publication features more than 200 photographs from throughout the Queen’s life and includes exclusive content about the Platinum Jubilee Pageant itself.   More…

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International Asteroid Day

International Asteroid Day June 30th 2022

International Asteroid Day has been designated by the United Nations General Assembly as June 30th. It is observed annually on the anniversary of the largest extra-terrestrial impact in modern history, the 1908 Tunguska blast in Siberia. On that date, an asteroid estimated to be 43 yards across flattened 770 square miles of unpopulated forest in Siberia. The mission is to raise global awareness about asteroids as well as to “inspire, engage and educate the public about asteroids opportunities and risks”- this includes reaching research goals into asteroids and planetary defence.

Of course, this is all made possible by innovations in the field of space exploration – take a look at three exciting innovations which are allowing us to deepen knowledge of space and asteroids! More…

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022

Droughts are among one of the greatest threats to sustainable development, among developing countries and developed countries alike. Studies have estimated that by 2050, over 75% of the global population will be affected by drought. The UN has designated the 17th of June as a World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, in order to raise awareness about the probable threat of extreme water shortages if we do not collectively act to treat land as a limited and precious natural capital. The UNCCD says that “everyone has a role to play, because everyone has a stake in the future”. More…

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World Oceans Day: Innovations that are saving our oceans

World Oceans Day

 

World Oceans Day, celebrated on the 8th of June each year, aims to raise awareness of the role oceans play in our everyday lives and inspire action to protect them and learn how to sustainably use our marine resources. Our oceans are our planet’s lifeline, they connect, sustain and support mankind. Securing the ocean’s wellbeing will have a positive impact on many global issues including, climate change, poverty, unemployment and more. This year’s World Ocean Day theme is Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean, with this in mind let’s take a look at some innovative initiatives and solutions developed to protect and preserve our oceans. More…