30 Jul 2021
First of a Kind Trojan Energy Charge Points go Live in Brent
First-of-a-kind on-street electric vehicle charge points are now officially live for testing in the London Borough of Brent.
30 Jul 2021
NanoSUN is an engineering startup based out of Lancaster, UK, focused on the development, manufacture and commercialisation of hydrogen refuelling solutions for customers in the Oil & Gas, Industrial Gases and Transport sectors. IDTechEx spoke with Lee Juby, NanoSUN's Commercial Director
30 Jun 2021
Battery-on-Circuit Technology for Smart Labels
CPI today announced the successful completion of POETICS, a collaborative project aiming to develop low-cost Battery-on-Circuit technology for printed smart labels used to track assets. The outcomes of this project could help lower production costs and drive industrial growth within the printed electronics industry.
28 Jun 2021
PST Sensors offer thin film printed and flexible temperature sensors based on nanostructured silicon inks. IDTechEx caught up with directors Dr. David Britton and Dr. Margit Harting to find out about the latest developments, with a particular focus on emerging applications.
26 Apr 2021
'QuickFitting' QTSS™ Quantum Material flexible pressure sensing strips
A multi-disciplinary team is driving environmental and societal change by developing novel affordable and simple to manufacture QuickFitting textile multi-point pressure sensing strips for real-time monitoring in the medical and healthcare sector for potential use in areas such as prosthetic fit and bandage compression therapy for leg ulcers.
23 Apr 2021
Oxbotica are an autonomous vehicle artificial intelligence software provider with a strong academic background in robotics.
13 Apr 2021
Innovate UK Funding for Lithium Ion Battery Recycling
The surge in electric vehicles has created a need for effective lithium ion battery recycling in the UK. A solution is a step closer, as Fenix Battery Recycling, Ever Resource and the University of Birmingham have received £955K in grant funding to develop an innovative technology to make lithium ion battery recycling cleaner and more sustainable.
24 Mar 2021
Project Triumph TE-1 E-powertrain Revealed
The all-new battery powertrain developed by Williams Advanced Engineering for Triumph Motorcycles' TE-1 project will set new standards for electric bike performance.
15 Feb 2021
AI Controlled Hydrogen Storage Technology
With the HyAI project demonstration underway and live until summer 2021, initial results have indicated that the AI-enabled approach can produce hydrogen in a more cost-effective way, while also helping to alleviate stresses on the national grid.
12 Feb 2021
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Ambulance for London This Year
The project, named ZERRO for Zero Emission Rapid Response Operations ambulance, is funded by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles and aims to deliver a prototype zero emission ambulance for the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust by autumn this year.
22 Jan 2021
£12M UK-Japan Robotics Deal for Fusion Energy, Nuclear Decomissioning
Britain and Japan have signed a research and technology deployment collaboration to help automate nuclear decommissioning and aspects of fusion energy production. A world-leading alliance, it will see new robotics and automation techniques applied to both fusion research and to decommissioning nuclear facilities in Japan and the UK.
19 Jan 2021
CPI Joins Consortium on Quantum Sensors for End of Line Battery Tests
CPI announced its participation in a collaborative project - termed the Quantum Sensors project - to develop sensors for revolutionising quality assessment and battery grading in the manufacturing line. This project will advance electric vehicle battery manufacturing in the UK and overcome cost barriers to enable the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
18 Jan 2021
Machine Learning Making Light Work of AM Aerospace Alloys
Machine learning technology will be used to make the additive manufacturing process of metallic alloys for aerospace cheaper and faster, encouraging production of lightweight, energy-efficient aircraft to support net zero targets for aviation.
1 Dec 2020
Innovate UK Awards ENIAN £500,000 for Renewable Energy Software
ENIAN has this week been awarded a £500,000 Smart Grant by Innovate UK to develop a new cost predicting algorithm set to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy across the country.
30 Nov 2020
Virtual Reality: The Most Disruptive Technology of the Next Decade
Virtual reality has already had a major impact in a range of different industries. IDTechEx predicts in its recent market research report that this technology will grow to $8Bn by 2030.
17 Nov 2020
Renewable Energy Solutions to Decarbonise Buildings
Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK's innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.
11 Nov 2020
Holy Grail of Energy Storage Technology Receives Two Grants
RheEnergise is one of only a select handful of businesses to have been awarded grants under both the Sustainable Innovation Fund & the Small Business Research Initiative.
11 Nov 2020
First Blade Walk by a Robot on a Wind Turbine
The UK has achieved the world's first blade walk by a robot on an offshore wind turbine, thanks to BladeBUG and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. Over two days in mid-October, the six-legged inspect-and-repair robot repeatedly scaled blades at ORE Catapult's 7MW Levenmouth Demonstration turbine off the coast of Fife.
26 Oct 2020
New Projects to Explore use of Drones for Medical Delivery
There are over 2.5 million movements of medical supplies, samples and other items between hospitals and medical centres annually in the UK, with the majority of movements being undertaken by commissioned couriers on the country's road network.