Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.
Sensors are the vital link between technological devices and the world around them, capable of capturing data on everything from our heart rates and footsteps through to the temperatures and pressures in a nuclear reactor. Alison Mitchell shines a spotlight on Liverpool's global collaboration hub - Sensor City.
The first phase of a £246m government investment into battery technology will be launched today, geared towards ensuring the UK builds on its strengths and leads the world in the design, development and manufacture of electric batteries.
Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick has announced it is using a stream of neutrons from the Institut Laue-Langevin’s nuclear reactor in France to examine the safety critical welds in cars made with boron steel.
The sole focus on vehicle tailpipe emissions as a measure of environmental impact has led to serious unintended consequences, according to new research by Cranfield University’s Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Centre