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UK automotive robust yet cautious

Production at the McLaren Technology Centre - image courtesy of McLaren Automotive.
The UK automotive industry remains resilient despite ongoing uncertainty presented by the global economy and the UK’s future relationship with the EU, according to new research released today by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

An industrial IoT wake-up call

The research from Canonical looked at the views, opinions and experiences of 361 IoT professionals regarding past, present and future IoT projects.
Autodesk and Taxal recently conducted an in-depth research study into how the Internet of Things is set to transform manufacturing over the coming years. Jonny Williamson catches up with Taxal’s Allan Behrens to go through the findings and the wider implications.

Manufacturing innovative start ups

UK Patents Creativity Design Thinking Innovation Industrial Strategy - image courtesy of Pixabay.
It’s never been easy to be an innovator in the manufacturing sector, but the good news is that help is at hand. From bank-backed MakerSpaces to crowdfunding and support networks, Malcolm Wheatley reports on the opportunities on offer for start ups.