The UK’s “thriving” digital industry contributed £149bn to the UK economy in 2018 and has been outstripping the wider marketplace as a sector since it began to spike in 2015, according to government research.
A Yorkshire manufacturing firm, engaged in the development of innovative and advanced medical technologies, has been awarded a seven-figure sum from a healthcare investment vehicle to fast-track a state-of-the-art production facility which will enable the launch of a “ground-breaking” medical device.
When the Bloodhound land speed project collapsed back in 2018 due to lack of funding, there were many among the manufacturing community who bemoaned the seemingly inevitable fact that without emergency capital the fate of the iconic multimillion-pound supersonic car would be the scrapyard.
The world’s top 100 corporations making the most meaningful advances towards sustainability have been ranked, the majority of which are based in Europe; but how is the list collated and what can be learned from the winners and losers?
The government has introduced a new fast-track visa scheme with no upper limit, designed to attract the world’s top scientific minds to this country and to ensure the UK retains a leading edge in technological developments after Brexit.
Nissan and Uber have signed a joint deal for the commission of up to 2,000 electric cars to be made available to drivers using the ride-hailing app in London, as part of a wider campaign by Uber to have every one of its drivers using fully electric vehicles by 2025.
It is perhaps unsurprising that in the world of British manufacturing the defence sector continues to be one of its most closely guarded frontiers – where few have ever ventured and the hackneyed trope, ‘If I told you then I’d have to kill you’, never seemed more appropriate.