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Newlab Circular City programme announces latest cohort of start-ups

Newlab Circular City programme announces latest cohort of start-ups

Sensor networks that provide visibility into air pollution and autonomous aqua drone technology that captures critical water data are among the solutions that will be piloted across the city.

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Through a strategic alliance, Ride On and Enzen aim to deliver urban mobility solutions to help transition people away from the use of private vehicles to more sustainable forms of transport like e-bikes.

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

The city council is aiming to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 as part of a wider drive to make Manchester zero carbon by 2038 at the latest in response to the climate change emergency.

Crowdfunding platform launches pandemic innovation fund

Crowdfunding platform launches pandemic innovation fund

Goal is to raise the sum for investment in urgent technological solutions for the medical, business, educational and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies.

Robot cleaners win MIT Sloan's inaugural AI competition

Robot cleaners win MIT Sloan's inaugural AI competition

The robots perform the task of spraying disinfectant at consistent rates and speeds, enabling human cleaners to focus on manually scrubbing biofilms and residues.

UK government and TrueLayer forge API banking deal

UK government and TrueLayer forge API banking deal

The start-up’s payment initiation service means people do not need credit or debit cards to make payments for certain paid-for government services.