Emerging technology trends featured at IDTechEx (Part 2)
Monika Dunkel continues to explore worldwide technology and market trends in nine key areas, and opportunities they present for the UK.
Emerging technology trends featured at IDTechEx (Part 1)
Monika Dunkel, Knowledge Transfer Manager Emerging Technologies, Innovate UK recently reported on the technology trends featured at the recent IDTechEx Show! IDTechEx show presenters and exhibitors gave an overview of key market and technology trends in nine emerging technologies. Set in Berlin on 11th and 12th April 2018 this European show attracted visitors and exhibitors from across Europe, Israel, US and a noteable South Korean presence.
Bentley Motors to build the UK`s largest ever solar-powered car port
Bentley Motors announces that construction has started on the UK's largest ever solar-powered car port at Bentley's factory headquarters in Crewe, UK.
UK Power Networks Services smart charges UPS's electric vehicles
UK Power Networks Services has implemented smart new electric vehicle charging systems to power UPS's central London delivery fleet for what is believed to be the first time in the world on this scale.
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.
Alvant (formerly Composite Metal Technology) are manufacturers of continuous fibre reinforced aluminium matrix composites (CFR-AMC). Jack Taylor (Commercial Manager) was interviewed by IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins.