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Share buybacks: an attack on R&D

by
Engagement Manager

23 Jun 2022

Share buybacks are one of the reasons for the inflated valuations currently in the market, meanwhile R&D spending has stagnated.
Current events
 

The Importance and Value of Creating an ICP

by
Engagement Manager

17 Jun 2022

An ‘Ideal Customer Profile’ (ICP) is a tool we often use at RIG - a set of narrowly defined hypotheses that pinpoints the type of customer most suited for utilising the technology that is being commercialised.
Product-Market Fit, Technology application and adoption
 

An engineer and a poet walk into a bar…

by
Engagement Director

14 Jun 2022

Engagement Director Jack Straker (JCS) interviews new-starter Emily Pugsley (EP) 
About RIG
 

Product-market fit in deep tech

by
Engagement Director

12 May 2022

“Build it and they will come”. Sadly, they probably won’t. So why not do the hard work up-front and secure your market before you do anything else. Investors will love you for it.
Product-Market Fit
 

The innovator’s tug of war: push and pull innovation and the Technology-Push Lead User Concept

by
Engagement Manager

05 May 2022

One of the challenges of technology innovation is the balancing act of identifying an application which responds to market needs (“pull”) and is informed by the technology’s attributes (“push”).  The Technology-Push Leader User Concept (T-PLUC) blends push and pull innovation to inform the development and application of a given technology.
Product-Market Fit
 

Feedback on your feedback

by
Engagement Manager

25 Apr 2022

Feedback should be viewed as a tool for improvement, not a weapon
Personal development
 

Dairy farming and Scope 3 emissions: Why sustainable changes must be aligned with economic benefits

by
Engagement Director

18 Apr 2022

There is huge potential for the food industry to reduce their carbon footprint whilst educating consumers on the benefits of dairy farming; however, a ‘wait and see’ approach may lead to missed opportunities
Agbio, Current events
 

In defence of gasification

by
Engagement Manager

11 Apr 2022

Assessing the sustainability of new technologies: can we ever find one perfect solution or will it always remain a grey area? 
Advanced Fuels, Circular Economy
 

MDF recycling: a safety net against volatile raw material prices

by
Engagement Manager

04 Apr 2022

Long term availability of virgin timber is becoming increasingly problematic.  MDF Recovery's technology offers security against rising virgin timber prices and fragile supply chains.
Waste to Product, Current events