The important role connected technologies play in safeguarding manufacturing resilience has been highlighted with the global predictive maintenance market set to grow exponentially over the next five years.
UK manufacturer, Silent Sensors has announced plans to collaborate with the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Bath University to develop a key component for the future of so-called 'Intelligent Tyres', using piezoelectric energy harvesting. This component will be part of the innovative Silent Sensors Tyre Management System (TMS) for vehicles.
Scientists in the UK have developed a new kind of filter for desalination plants using the versatile carbon allotrope known as 'graphene'.
German automaker Daimler AG has this week announced plans to scale back its development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs).
US President Trump has this week passed measures aimed at reviving the country's declining coal industry.
A new aerospace startup called Wright Electric has announced plans to build commercially viable electric passenger planes within the next decade.
Northvolt AB, a newly-founded Swedish company is raising funds to build a massive battery manufacturing complex.
A Rutgers University researcher has developed a new method which could help store radioactive nuclear waste for millions of years by turning it into glass.
The German city of Stuttgart is reportedly taking moves to ban diesel-fuelled vehicles from certain parts of the city.
A group of Japanese researchers have successfully demonstrated that a small 'drone bee' can be used to artificially pollinate flowers.