Materion Aerospace Metal Composites (AMC) are leading manufacturers of metal matrix composites. IDTechEx analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Andrew Tarrant (Director).
Robotics experts to help with Sellafield decommissioning
This latest nuclear clean-up scheme sees a consortium of industry and academia tasked with designing a system for dismantling highly radioactive rooms or 'cells' at Sellafield in Cumbria, UK, Europe's most complex nuclear site.
Honda to supply Power Manager units for UK energy management demo
Honda Motor Europe has announced it will supply its state-of-the-art Power Manager units as part of the EV-elocity consortium project in the UK. The project aims to demonstrate the business case for Vehicle-to-Grid technologies across a variety of UK locations.
New smart sensor to help farmers spot lameness in sheep
A new smart wearable device that can automatically detect lameness in sheep is being developed by veterinary researchers.
Project aimed at doubling range of next generation EVs
Nexeon and its partners have been awarded £7million in Innovate UK funding for a project to develop significantly better materials for Li-ion batteries. The work is an essential step to achieving electric vehicles with a range of 400 miles and above.
Composite Metal Technology Ltd
Composite Metal Technology (CMT) are manufacturers of continuous fibre reinforced aluminium matrix composites (CFR-AMC). Jack Taylor (Commercial Manager) was interviewed by IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins.
Crop planted, tended and harvested autonomously in world first
The ground-breaking Hands Free Hectare which aimed to be the first in the world to plant, tend and harvest a crop with only autonomous vehicles and drones, has come to an end after a successful harvest.
£246 million to boost expertise in battery technology
The launch of the first phase of a £246 million government investment into battery technology to ensure the UK builds on its strengths and leads the world in the design, development and manufacture of electric batteries.
Autonomous grocery delivery trials in Greenwich
CargoPod, developed by Oxbotica as part of the GATEway Project, is guided by their state-of-the-art autonomy software system Selenium, which enables real-time, accurate navigation, planning and perception in dynamic environments. The pod is able to carry a total of 128kg of groceries at a time.
Far-UK are a material and process manufacturing developer. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Lyndon Sanders (Director and General Manager).
4.25 Million funding for battery and autonomous vehicle research
Business Secretary Greg Clark and Transport Minister John Hayes have announced a range of research funding which included a total of £4.25 million for a high energy battery research project, and an autonomous vehicle research project at WMG at the University of Warwick.
Technology to enable intelligent tyres
A key component for the future of intelligent tyres, using piezoelectric energy harvesting, which converts mechanical motion into electrical energy.