Manufacturing Technologies

The 60 second interview: Prof David Delpy, EPSRC

The EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing may mean little to many companies, but don’t underestimate their influence in shaping UK industrial strategy. Prof David Delpy, chief executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Centre, explains the role of the Centres and how they link with the better known Catapults.

Small wonders can lighten the soldier’s load

Thermoelectric materials can be used to generate electricity from heat
Posted on 28 Apr 2012 by

On the battlefield, excess weight can be a life-threatening burden. Nanotechnology and smart fabrics are helping the Armed Forces to reduce equipment weight and improve operational efficiency, says Will Stirling.

Free ticket offer for Global Manufacturing Festival

Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by

Local companies are being offered a free ticket to the Global Manufacturing Festival if they bring a business from outside the Sheffield City region to the popular event.

Businesses that purchase a ticket for the convention and trade show at Sheffield City Hall on March 22 will be able to take a partn…