Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary – Let’s clean up our environment!

22nd April 2020

The Ocean Cleanup is an organisation founded by Boyan Slat when he was only 19 years old. As a teenager, he felt passionate about reducing plastic pollution in the ocean and so he started developing a novel solution to clear up plastic floating in large bodies of water while still in high school.  Since then,… Read More >

Minesoft Online Training and Support

9th April 2020

Minesoft Training and Support Available When Working From Home  In these strange and uncertain times when many have been encouraged to work from home, you can still rely on Minesoft for the online training and support you may need. The Minesoft Support team is working hard to make sure that support continues to be readily available to… Read More >

April Fools! Prank your Friends with These Patented Items

1st April 2020

April 1st, also known as April Fool’s Day, is associated with the tradition of playing practical jokes on friends. However, according to many online sources the origins of the tradition are unclear. Some claim the tradition comes from the changing of the Julian to Gregorian Calendar in France… Read More >

World Water Day: Tackling Water Scarcity and Sanitation Issues

18th March 2020

UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 aims to "ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all" by 2030. Lack of access to safe drinking water and poor sanitation negatively impacts food security, livelihood choices, and opportunities for… Read More >

Understanding the FinTech Landscape

11th March 2020

Perhaps when we think of patents, most of the time we think of inventions in the area of engineering, medicine or chemistry. One sector that we don't associate much with the world of patents is the financial sector. Without the… Read More >

Disaster Borne Innovation

3rd March 2020

One of the signposts of advanced society is disaster preparedness. In a world increasingly affected by changes in the environment, disaster mitigation and relief has never been more important. Many military technologies, originally borne out of necessity, have trickled down… Read More >