Hywind pilot park, off the coast of Scotland, is the world’s first floating wind farm and will generate enough power for 20,000 homes.
FORMcard is a reusable thermoplastic card that melts in a cup of hot water, and will mold into any shape.
These three platforms are using image recognition to connect brands with user-generated content on social media.
Forensic Architecture uses civilian video recordings to map conflicts by analyzing smoke plumes.
VRGO seat connects with virtual reality games to provide immersive hands-free experiences.
In the UK, there are trials of a Skype service that enables crime victims to speak to a police officer remotely through video chat.
Researchers at the University of Bath are developing a wound dressing that changes color in the presence of toxic bacteria.
Tiger Royalty is raising funds for the endangered big cats by asking brands to pay for their image rights.
Starship Technologies will begin testing smart autonomous robots that navigate pedestrian routes to deliver goods.
Researchers at Bradford University have designed a barcoding system that can be moulded into products to prevent counterfeiting.
#OneBigTweet will auction off a single, viral tweet — sent from many supporters’ account — to the highest corporate bidder, in order to raise money for charity.
Open Bionics have created a trio of superhero-themed bionic hands to help young amputees take pride in their difference.
Post/Biotics is enabling citizen scientists to help discover potential new antibiotics using portable home-screening kits.
Toneapi is a platform that helps companies optimize the impact of their content by analyzing its emotion and tone.
Yavli provides publishers with advertising in the form of sponsored content that doesn’t get blocked by ad-blockers.
Twizoo is an app that analyzes millions of tweets about restaurants and bars, and lets users book a suitable place in real-time.
GameHub is a platform that enables users to search for any video game, and will flag up concerns such as strong language, violence, or gender and race biases.
Pitch It helps creative professionals looking to improve their management skills, by enabling them to mentor disadvantaged Londoners.
Lafarge Tarmac’s permeable concrete reduces flooding risks while benefiting the environment.
W London has curated a vinyl collection that guests can enjoy for free in their hotel room on a complimentary record player.
Hirsch and Mann have developed a smart spoon, which digitizes the mustard tasting experience to suggest recipes based on users’ preferences.
Elephant Bikes are old Royal Mail bikes refurbished by prisoners in the UK and locals in Malawi, which raise money for vital services.