Innovation





On sustainability and profit

What determines the sustainability of your commercial enterprise? What makes it profitable? An answer is in the balance of investment into innovation and production, writes…



The Great Global Refinery

Previously we have looked at the economic behaviour of an enterprise through an evolutionary prism used more commonly in biology. Now we extend this approach…


Robotics: Beauty and the Beast

Will humans soon be dreaming of electric sheep, asks James Fitzgerald. Beyond the angry headlines on immigration lies a more subtle movement that promises to…


The awakening of a new nuclear power

In the early, halcyon days of nuclear power, British prowess in engineering enjoyed some of its finest hours. Here was a clean power and an…