An advanced teaching and research facility which engages directly with industry and provides students with real-world experience on live, engineering-related projects has been officially launched at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).
How can manufacturers develop sophisticated customisable products at scale, such as printing electronics onto large curved glass surfaces, that are affordable both for the manufacturer and for the consumer?
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has outlined the serious failings of government to adopt the fruits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution as swiftly as its neighbours, urging it to reinforce STEM subjects at universities so industry leaders have a fighting chance to take the reins with service robotics and AI in the future.
Driving is in the process of change. Parking assist, collision avoidance and lane control are already common features and evolving fast. With autonomous vehicles, however, it will be more a case of revolution and the driving experience will be radically different.