Over the last two years, under conditions of expediency, the NHS took a great digital leap forward. The critical question now is how this innovation can be sustained as we move away from the pandemic to address the backlog in care and provide a platform which can improve long-term patient outcomes and experience while supporting an inundated workforce.
The UK economy has had easier times. Over the last two years, it has had to weather the global impact of the pandemic, and closer to home, the fundamental change to its trading relationships and supply chains caused by Brexit. With inflation in the ascendancy, energy costs on the rise, and threats from all sides such as Russian aggression in the East, it isn't going to get any easier. However, this moment of acute problems could be the driver of AI's greater adoption to meet the challenges.
In October 2021, Lakeland Industries, a leading global manufacturer of protective clothing for industry, healthcare and first responders, announced that it has made a strategic investment of approximately $2.7 million in Breed Reply portfolio company, Inova Design Solutions Ltd, trading as Bodytrak®.
Last month, We Predict launched the inaugural We Predict Deepview™ True Cost Report. This report is a fantastic example of how data combined with technologies like machine learning can generate insights with real-world impact.
A recent article in The Daily Telegraph questioned whether the country can afford the UK Government's plans to achieve Net Zero and whether it was even possible. One of the things not often discussed is how small iterative changes to consumer and business behaviour can profoundly impact the carbon a country like the UK generates. This is where the Internet of Things (IoT) can come in.
The pandemic has placed a great strain on public and private organisations. As we hopefully near the end of the crisis, it is becoming clearer which organisations handled the pressure of the pandemic well and those that did not.
Read our latest blog to find out why those who functioned best also had the best
understanding of and grip on their data.
Looking back at
2020 and all that it encompassed, from the speed of
vaccine development to
home working normalisation, we asked some of our
portfolio companies to share their thoughts on 2020. One common theme became apparent:
Data is going to be critical in the post-pandemic era. Read what they had to say in our latest blog.
Breed Reply take a look at a year of progress for the portfolio despite the obvious challenges imposed by a year in flux. We are proud of the resilience and continued success of our portfolio companies during these unprecedented times and look forward to the challenges and opportunities of 2021.
There’s no question that the
global pandemic is changing the way
healthcare is delivered. In the latest
Breed Reply blog we take a look at how technology, such as
IoT, can help diagnose and treat specific ailments, reducing the need for a physical visit to the doctor.
Our portfolio company, Kokoon has today announced a major new development. The sleep technology experts have launched the newest product in their sleep audio range – the product is available here on Kickstarter for pre-order. NightBuds is the follow up product to Kokoon’s hugely successful Relax headphones. We spoke to Kokoon founder Tim Antos to found out more.
The world is anxiously waiting for a tried and tested Covid-19 vaccine to help ease us all back into a normal way of living and doing business. However, little attention has focused on how these potential vaccines actually reach the end users. This is very much an issue for the pharmaceutical supply-chain and something where the Internet of Things (IoT) can help out a lot.
Here’s the challenge: we need more food, with less land in a more unpredictable environment. Read on to find out why agritech might just be a big part of the solution.
Dan Hubert, founder and CEO of AppyWay, takes an in-depth look into how the lockdown has driven more and more people to digital devices and how the way we live our lives and do business has profoundly changed following the Covid-19 outbreak
Managing Partner of Breed Reply, Emanuele Angeilidis answers questions on the impact of IoT on the fight against climate change.
Data is centre stage once again. It effectively triggered the lockdowns, it is now easing them and it will be a key aspect of Covid-19 exit and strategies across the world. The UK government, for instance, has consistently said that it is ‘following the science’, while the scientists are trying to follow that data.
Breed Reply has canvassed a select group of its UK-headquartered investees to find out what they want from Boris Johnson’s Conservative government and the Treasury on Budget day.
Founded in 2015, RazorSecure provides cyber-security for small-scale IoT networks across the UK, Europe and the United States.
A nation's start-up culture is an indicator of the relative health of a nation's economy. In the sector we focus on, the Internet of Things, entrepreneurs are working on ideas that could have a profound and positive impact on our lives.
IoT devices are becoming part of modern everyday life. What used to be a gimmick or ‘well-ahead of its time’, in other words, is now essential.
The Web Summit event was hosted in Dublin between its founding in 2009 until 2016, when it outgrew Ireland and landed in its new home of Lisbon.
Using Internet of Things (IoT) technology, kerbside management and mobility technology firm AppyParking is transforming parking for motorists and empowering local authorities to manage their assets better.