Drone City

Starting gun fired for UK delivery drones

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Karl Tomusk

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has authorised the first trial of routine drone flights outside a pilot’s line of sight, which could have significant implications for logistics, construction and retail.

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus

West Midlands: the UK’s next tech powerhouse?

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Karl Tomusk

Bruntwood SciTech has received planning permission for its £210m Birmingham Health Innovation Campus, positioning the West Midlands to become a centre for the world’s fastest growing tech sector

New York City Pollution

9 startups decarbonising NYC’s buildings

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Karl Tomusk

From recycling carbon into concrete to molecular-level air purifiers, innovations from the first Clean Fight accelerator programme have ambitions to clean buildings in New York and beyond.

LDV Charging

How Tesco embraced the electric revolution

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Karl Tomusk

Having halved its emissions since 2016 and introduced an ambitious electric vehicle strategy, Tesco is on its way to reaching net-zero status by 2035. PlaceTech speaks to the supermarket's head of energy for an insight into its green strategy.