How do you innovate products and processes in a sector that has, at its core, remained very traditional for years? One cheesemaker provides the perfect case study of how to innovate using three different approaches.
Simon Edmonds reports on the success of Innovate UK’s strategy to boost support for the nation’s talented pool of female innovators. Plus, the important work of Open Bionics, which manufactures bespoke 3D-printed prosthetics for children.
A few years ago, the ‘free from’ area of the supermarket was a mere shelf, now there are dedicated aisles for it. Moo Free is a vegan chocolate business based in Exeter who has taken full advantage of this accelerating market, we headed to South West England to find out more.
Tata Chemicals Europe has announced that it will operate a new energy from waste plant (EFW) at its Lostock manufacturing site in Northwich, Cheshire in a joint venture worth nearly half a billion pounds.
For good reason, using surplus products is becoming a popular concept with customers and in business. But, baking waste salmon skins and turning them into crisps? We met up with one entrepreneur who is on a mission to put the spotlight on sustainable seafood snacks.
In an era when terrorist threats are never far from the news, Heald Ltd’s perimeter security products are a reassuring British success story. The business was named as one of the UK's most Progressive SMEs at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2018 in recognition of its export-led growth and the spirit of innovation that underpins it.