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
WMG at the University of Warwick has been awarded £5.7m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to form a 'Prosperity Partnership' with Jaguar Land Rover focusing on vehicle electrification.
Small firms with big ideas are a critical component in driving the nation towards a knowledge economy – but SMEs are often left out of the innovation system. Dr Nicky Athanassopoulou discusses key enablers and barriers to improving interfaces between universities and SMEs that boost innovation.