Senior figures from across the UK manufacturing landscape discussed the trends, technologies and influences that are transforming the future of industry during the UK’s largest event of its kind, The Manufacturer's Annual Leaders Conference 2016.
Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning have been identified as key areas that will inform and evolve the ever-changing global transport landscape, with a series of ground-breaking research projects being delivered over the coming year by experts from the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL).
Sydney rocket scientist, Paddy Neumann, and his company Neumann Space, have signed a deal with Europe's biggest aerospace company, to help accelerate the development of a prototype ion rocket which could get to "Mars and back on one tank of fuel".
Researchers at Cranfield University have unveiled what they believe could be the biggest metal 3D printed part ever made in a single piece, using Cranfield’s Wire + Arc Additive Manufacture (WAAM) process.
Land mines could become a thing of the past, at least that's the aim of a team that has created a drone it hopes will put an end to the destructive device which still kills and maims over 20,000 people each year.