A North East England based manufacturing firm has received significant recognition from a top global scientific research agency for its contribution to the development of innovative radio astronomy technology.
The new Chief Technology Officer at the High Value Manufacturing Catapult is Professor Sam Turner, formerly the CTO at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, part of the HVMC. He told Nick Peters about the impact he hopes to make on UK manufacturing.
Autodesk University (AU) is the premier learning destination for Autodesk software users, bringing together design and engineering professionals from around the world. For the first time ever, AU is heading to London.
Lucite International has utilised 3D design software to complete a major project at its Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, site to replace the previous batch-operated washing and drying equipment with a brand new continuous process.
Clothing technology company Wiivv has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Wiivv Custom Fit Sandals, the world's first custom sandal designed and 3D printed to fit the unique contours of feet, giving the wearer biomechanical support and unparalleled comfort.
When big meets small, slow meets fast and old meets young there are bound to be culture clashes. Nevertheless, ‘David and Goliath’ collaborations can and do bring many benefits to both parties. Dr Frank Tietze from the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing explores strategies that enable established companies and start-ups avoid the pitfalls and reap the rewards of cooperation.