Global infrastructure services firm, AECOM and Nottingham Trent University have launched a new partnership agreement focused on innovation, with the aim of developing new products, processes and services for the industrial sector.
Ground-breaking research from the University of Surrey and Augmented Optics, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, has developed potentially transformational technology which could revolutionise the capabilities of appliances that have previously relied on battery power to work.
Manufacturers are failing to effectively leverage data and analytics when it comes to supply chain planning and segmentation, according to new research from University of Warwick’s WMG and JDA Software Group.
Machining, composite and integrated manufacturing specialists at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have joined forces to build what is believed to be the world’s first reconfigurable carbon composite robotic machine tool.
A consortium comprising the world’s leader in aircraft landing gear, a leading specialist metals producer and two of the UK’s leading universities is working on FastForge, a project aimed at the production of aerospace-grade titanium at a third of the current price.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has welcomed the government’s commitment to an industrial strategy for Britain and is calling for specific commitment in a number of areas in the upcoming Autumn Statement (Nov 23).
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