Research and Development

Skanska joins world-leading UK tech centre

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has announced that it will hold an evidence session at the Manufacturing Technology Centre this week as part it's inquiry into the government’s industrial strategy.
The UK arm of global construction giant, Skanska, has joined the Manufacturing Technology Centre – one of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing ‘Catapult’ centres with a clear commitment to developing new technologies that will benefit the construction industry.

Automotive engineering clusters: driving innovation

Engineering clusters are tipped to play an even bigger role in the automotive industry of tomorrow - image courtesy of EU Automation.
Autonomous vehicles may be making most of the headlines in the world of automotive engineering, but behind the scenes, collaboration rather than autonomy is proving to be the road to successful automotive innovation. Jonathan Wilkins looks at some of the most exciting automotive engineering clusters around the world.