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The innovative businesses working towards a circular economy

What is a circular economy? I hear you ask... A circular economy is an economic model designed to reduce the number of resources required and waste produced by an industrial process. It aims to get the maximum use of a resource, whether that be from virgin materials or preferably from sustainable or recycled materials. Then, once the product reaches the…

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The Startups aiming to create a sustainable fashion industry.

The textile industry is one of the biggest global polluters, consuming high levels of water, fuel, and chemicals for washing, bleaching and dyeing fabrics. The industry expels untreated effluents into water systems, toxic gasses into our skies and discards textile and yarn scraps and one-use plastic packaging. As consumers, we demand sustainability in many aspects of our lives, and this…

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Robotic-assisted surgery

Growing old happens to us all, and with this, the possibility of requiring an operation to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life increases. This month close family members of two of the VenCat team required urgent medical procedures, both were carried out using robots. My father was one of these patients, and when I first heard that he would…

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The use of Artificial Intelligence is solving traffic issues.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making a difference to most industries and human beings around the world. AI automates systems and processes, enabling performance with little or no human involvement. With its use, it can reduce time and increase safety by removing the potential of human error. AI use within the traffic management sector is now streamlining systems and potentially saving…

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