CPI collaborates on smart filter project
The Centre for Process Innovation has collaborated on a project to advance the development of a low-cost, self-cleaning coating technology for industrial filter membranes. The Smart Filter project used graphene and its derivatives to create a coated filter membrane that offers increased resistance to fouling for industrial waste water treatment.
New hub launched to increase electrification in UK manufacturing
A new Hub, led by the University of Sheffield, is combining expertise in electrical machines and manufacturing for the first time, aiming to put the UK at the forefront of an electrification revolution.
Wireless EV charging could put London van fleets in the 'green lane'
UK Power Networks Services will work with UPS, High Speed 1 and WMG on an innovative new project to assess the feasibility of using wireless charging to support the use of electric vehicles in commercial fleets on London's roads.
Radioactive-busting robotic suit
If wearable technologies are the future, a radioactive-busting robotic suit could represent yet one more dramatic step into the beyond.
CPI works with Pireta to develop new smart clothing
The Centre for Process Innovation is collaborating on a project to support the development of next generation smart clothing. Working with Pireta Limited, CPI is using its industry expertise in the printed electronics sector to aid scale-up of wearable technology in textiles.
A report from Solar & Storage Live 2018
Solar & Storage Live is one of the UK renewable energy industry's premier annual events and is attended by a range of technology developers and policy makers with an interest in the solar & storage market, both in the UK and internationally.
Gyrotricity is a UK based energy storage start-up that has been spun out of City University London in partnership with Dynamic Boosting Systems Ltd. IDTechEx spoke to Gyrotricity founder and Chief Technology Officer Professor Keith Pullen in 2018, to learn more about the company's current and future activities.
Nuvve is a San Diegan company that provides the tools that facilitate 'vehicle to grid' (or 'v2g') services for electric vehicles, with a focus on the software aggregation platform rather than the hardware (bi-directional chargers).
The company is global and has received major investment from utilities like EDF Renewables.
Kite Power Systems
Kite Power Systems is a Scotland based developer of Airborne Wind Energy products.
CPI collaborates with OXIS Energy on Lithium Innovations
The Centre for Process Innovation is set to help develop the next generation of batteries capable of extending electric vehicles' mileage range.
TWI leads Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing project
TWI is taking the lead in the Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing project to demonstrate the ability to manufacture large metallic components via Additive Manufacturing for the benefit of UK Aerospace.
CPI supports project to improve airtight bonding in OLED lighting
The Centre for Process Innovation is working as part of a consortium to improve airtight bonding in OLED lighting for aerospace and defence applications.
EPSRC announces £16 million investment in Supergen Energy Hubs
Three £5 million energy research hubs and a new £1 million network in solar energy that will build multidisciplinary collaborations between universities, academic bodies and industry were announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Fiber lasers: unique tools for automotive & aerospace manufacturing
Automotive and aerospace manufacturers are increasingly turning to fiber lasers to resolve their manufacturing challenges.