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Rockefeller Centre

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

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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

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Concorde

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

David Cameron Holds His Monthly Press Conference

Eight months to go and election debate is avoiding engineering

3 Oct 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Certain subjects were conspicuously missing from party leaders’ speeches in the current conference season: and they are ones which are of interest to the engineering and manufacturing sectors

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