The European Commission unveiled its plans to invest jointly with the Member States in building a world-class European supercomputers infrastructure.
A lack of real-world case studies is one of the major barriers behind manufacturers not investing in Industrial Internet pilot projects, according to one industry leader.
The online supermarket Ocado plans to wheel out Star Wars-style C-3PO humanoid robots known as SecondHands to pass spanners and move ladders for technicians.
The Manufacturer received many insightful and thought-provoking contributed articles throughout 2017. Here are the ones which manufacturing decision-makers found the most useful.
Researchers at The University of Manchester have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT).
A consortium of seven universities has received a £2.7m grant to undertake ground-breaking research into manufacturing materials which have the ability to self-heal or regenerate.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has had a profound impact on tech companies worldwide so far; Mr Takaishi Yamazaki explains what new technology change he expects to have the biggest impact on manufacturing in the future.
Paradigm Electronics, a loudspeaker and subwoofer manufacturer, has implemented robots to assist with product polishing.
One of the UK's fastest growing autonomous robot manufacturers, Tharsus, has put together the robotics trends it predicts will create opportunities for businesses in 2018 and beyond.
The three-month rolling average of the Index of Manufacturing reached 104.9 in November 2017, the highest since April 2008, new figures have shown.