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Veterinary Science - Innovation / Technology - 10.10.2018
Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failure | University of Cambridge
Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failure | University of Cambridge
Researchers have used a combination of location and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail. One of the most important questions for any new business is the amount of demand it will receive. Krittika D'Silva from ten different cities around the world, the researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, have developed a model that can predict with 80% accuracy whether a new business will fail within six months.

Academic Rankings - Innovation / Technology - 24.09.2018

Innovation / Technology - 30.08.2018

Academic Rankings - Innovation / Technology - 21.08.2018
Making roads safer in an age of self-driving vehicles and smart cities
A 1.7m project, funded by Innovate UK, has developed smart technologies to help driverless vehicles connect and communicate with each other and their surroundings to reduce collisions and traffic jams. The two-year i-Motors* project - partnered by innovative digital technology firm, Control F1 (now part of the Intercept IP Group) and the University of Nottingham - produced a mobile platform for data transfer and storage by vehicles from different manufacturers.

Innovation / Technology - Administration - 20.08.2018
Gig economy drivers and riders at heightened risk of traffic collisions
Gig economy drivers and riders at heightened risk of traffic collisions
The pressures that come with being a self-employed courier or taxi driver may significantly increase the risk of being involved in a collision, a new report by UCL finds. The majority of those surveyed - 63 per cent - are not provided with safety training on managing risks on the road. Sixty-five per cent said that they are not given any safety equipment such as a high visibility vest and over 70 per cent resort to providing their own.

Veterinary Science - Innovation / Technology - 23.04.2018