Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson's disease. A device created via additive manufacturing has enabled the precise delivery of a new drug candidate that could potentially reverse the condition.
During the course of the National Manufacturing Conference in February, the organisers EEF announced a change of name, a change of brand and a more sharply defined mission that will make them more attuned to the needs of the modern age of digital manufacturing. And thus the venerable 100 year-old organisation became Make UK.
First we had the cronut, then came gin-flavoured everything and most recently we were gifted with Gregg’s vegan sausage rolls that have reportedly driven the company's profits up… It seems if you can merge two trends together, you may be on to a winning combination.
Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is Balance for Better. This topic certainly resonates with the UK manufacturing industry which, although improving, still has a stark gender imbalance.