Top stories shaping your industry for the week of October 18

Investor darlings? Industrial technology startups: Covid-era supply chain disruptions have helped push venture capitalists to invest in industrial tech startups that are offering solutions.

How bad can the energy crisis get? With winter around the corner, gas consumption will naturally increase. The question is, how bad can the energy crisis get? 

UK factories threatened by high power prices: UK natural gas prices have increased by roughly 425% so far this year, and conditions are anticipated to get worse. Unless the government takes immediate action, many firms may have to close down or pass on rising costs to the consumer. Meanwhile to the north, electricity prices in parts of Norway have reached a record high.

Like the holidays, trend reporting season gets earlier every year: Sixteen tech leaders predict the trends that will dominate industry in 2022. And it’s not even Halloween. 

UK’s first carbon capture, usage, and storage clusters: This initiative will play a significant role in the UK’s road towards net-zero, and aims to create and support thousands of jobs between 2023-2025. 

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