Apparently there is such a thing as too many computers. That might not come as a surprise to those witnessing the the faltering social skills of millennials addicted to Facebook and Pokemon Go. However, leaving that to one side, in this instance what we're talking about is possibly even more concerning.
A collaboration between the University of Sheffield School of Mathematics and Statistics and the Machining Group of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is developing simulation tools that can be used to create new manufacturing processes.
Sarginsons Industries has used its sand and low pressure casting expertise to help an aerospace student deliver a final year project that pushes the boundaries of aluminium casting and aerospace technology.
A new treatment for chronic wounds, developed by Crawford Healthcare and the University of Manchester, could save the NHS over £125m a year in the fight against antibiotic resistance, following the success of a breakthrough study.
An innovative project to develop a lightweight exhaust system for a luxury sports car, led by the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME), has leveraged Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence equipment for quality control checks.