Unilever has been ordered to pay £2m to a former employee responsible for advances in diabetes testing, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling that could “fundamentally change” employee-inventor compensation cases.
An advanced teaching and research facility which engages directly with industry and provides students with real-world experience on live, engineering-related projects has been officially launched at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).
The British company behind the cutting-edge wheels fitted to some of the world’s leading performance vehicle brands, including Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Lamborghini and the Jaguar F-Type, is embarking on an ambitious growth and development strategy:
The world has drastically changed for discrete manufacturing, and only now are many organisations realising that they haven’t driven sufficient innovation in their supply chains to respond to these challenges.
How can manufacturers develop sophisticated customisable products at scale, such as printing electronics onto large curved glass surfaces, that are affordable both for the manufacturer and for the consumer?
From long-distance ‘fabric handle’ to radical shortening of bespoke production schedules, it’s clear that in this age of digital transformation, manufacturers’ ambitions are limited only by their own imagination
Innovative businesses creating green alternatives to plastic bottles, cosmetic beads and synthetic materials are being backed by new funding from the government and Sky. Simon Edmonds reports on these and on new funding opportunities for UK manufacturers.