Posted 10th February 2022 by Nicholas Noakes
As the world considers how it can mitigate climate change, Global Engage has committed to playing its part by reducing the impact of running events. But how to do it? I recently attended an onboarding course organised by ISLA and discovered that “Carbon Neutral” and “Net Zero” are not the same thing!
Posted 28th August 2020 by Joshua Sewell
Ahead of the qPCR & Digital PCR Congress, we sat down with David Zhang to talk about his work with PCR as a diagnostic platform.
Posted 13th August 2018 by Jane Williams
The blockchain has the potential to enable the collaboration between patients, researchers, and care providers to provide individualised care for patients, but how can this technology be harnessed in a practical way?
This was one of the key questions that was asked at the Blockchain in Healthcare Congress and we had the pleasure of welcoming an array of expert speakers from pharma, academia, and industry to provide the answer.
Posted 20th June 2018 by Jane Williams
Motivation is one of the most significant psychological concepts in many areas of life – from work and education to achieving personal goals. In sports and physical activity, motivation plays an especially important part due to the fact that, to millions of people worldwide, staying fit and active is not an obligation or a professional prerequisite, but rather a personal goal. Blockchain technology, together with elements of gamification, may actually help people achieve this goal.
Posted 8th June 2018 by Jane Williams
Aurélie Bayle is a Data Protection Officer at be-ys: a role she considers to be at the heart of the new legal framework for any company.
Before GDPR came into effect on 25th May 2018, she was working towards global compliance, which involved completing all the steps given by the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, an advisory board made up of a representative from the data authority of each EU Member State, the European Data Protection Supervisor, and the European Commission. Her duties have included auditing the structures and processes, preparing the data protection impact assessments, checking the compliance of processing activities, analysing the risks of the processing in the medical area, preparing new processes and policies about data protection, and asking data processors about their own compliance.
Posted 2nd May 2018 by Jane Williams
Over the past few years, the popularity of the blockchain and cryptocurrencies has increased and has reached important notoriety, not only in scientiﬁc and IT journals, but also in the media. Although there are many kinds of cryptocurrencies in circulation nowadays, the most popular is Bitcoin.
Posted 27th April 2018 by Jane Williams
The blockchain technology market is expected to grow to 2.3 billion US dollars by 2021, from 339.5 million US dollars in 2017.  With an annual growth rate of 61.5%, it is one of the fastest growing technologies in the healthcare industry.
Posted 25th April 2018 by Jane Williams
The microfluidic-based devices market has been growing since 2014 due to the increasing point of care testing demand and the miniaturisation of microfluidic chips.