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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



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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