Issue 20 | Winter 2019


The briefing

The latest business and technology news, comment and analysis from the editorial team at our sister publication Verdict

The state of space and aerospace R&D in the UK

A new IKE report explores how aerospace innovation in the UK compares to the rest of Europe

NASA on the quest for life on the Moon and beyond

NASA's human lunar exploration director tells us about the mission to set up base on the Moon and where we will go from there

Sentiments on AI investment

A new study from IFS explores attitudes towards investments in artificial intelligence among business and industry leaders

Keeping Cambridge connected

The head of infrastructure at Cambridge University tells us about the challenges of running a vast academic network

Connecting business ideas with research power

The National Centre of Universities and Business has launched a new tool to facilitate collaboration between businesses and universities in the UK

Why encryption is failing us (and what we can do about it)

VMware Carbon Black's head cybersecurity strategist Tom Kellermann argues that encryption isn't enough to keep data secure

An insight into R&D at Ford

IKE fellow Alan Banks tells us how his team at Ford Motor Company is working to develop lighter, more efficient cars

Technologies that will change the world in the 2020s

A new report by Lux Research ranks the 20 technologies that will have the biggest impact on life in the coming decade

Further reading

A selection of in-depth features and analysis across business, technology and industry, chosen by our editor from our sister publications