MSDUK, an organisation that champions the inclusion of ethnic minority businesses (EMBs) and founders in corporate supply chains, has partnered with Unilever, WPP, Google and Dow to launch the UK’s first accelerator programme focused on helping 300 EMBs to become supply chain ready.
As part of its ongoing commitment to build an inclusive and diverse supply chain, Mercateo Unite has joined forces with Minority Supplier Development UK (MSDUK).
For everyone time seems to have slowed down somewhat in the last 12 months and it seems far more recent, but it’s actually been four years since the announcement came that new cars using diesel, petrol or even hybrid engines would be banned from 2035.
Bella Ngo co-founded Brarista while studying her master’s degree in Tech Entrepreneurship, as many other entrepreneurs, she was looking for opportunities to showcase her business and get support from experts and that’s why she and her team decided to participate in the MSDUK Innovation Challenge 2020, where her business won the Advanced Digital Technology category. Brarista uses AI to scientifically accurate fit bras and it is completely digital, fuss-free, no tape-measure required.
According to the WHO, about 80% of global blindness is avoidable. Imaging the retina can diagnose over 50 eye and whole-body diseases – including glaucoma and diabetes – however, current tools are neglected due to being slow, inaccurate and high cost. Over the past 10 years, the inability to recognise eye disease early on has cost the global economy £4.8 trillion.