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Rockefeller Brothers Fund evaluates cleantech and sustainability investments

10 Oct 2014 | By Jordan Bintcliffe

The $860m Rockefeller Brothers Fund is evaluating a range of sustainable investments that will address greenhouse gas emissions, as it looks to reduce its exposure to fossil fuels to less than one per cent


Christofer Toumazou

Christofer Toumazou, Regius Professor of medical engineering, Imperial college

19 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Money from nothing: Commercialising technology involves convincing people to invest in something that hasn’t existed before. Stuart Nathan talks to an old hand in the art


Shoulders of giants

24 Oct 2014

Rosary Abot explains how the Longitude and Queen Elizabeth Prizes can help spread the understanding that our world is built on the efforts of others


Limits to the Entrepreneurial State

10 Oct 2014

David Bott questions whether the iconic supersonic airliner Concorde was a good example of state-sponsored innovation


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