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10 Jul

Smart materials provide real-time insight into wearers' emotions

Smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes or vibrates as your emotions are heightened has the potential to help people with affective disorders better control their feelings.
8 Jul

Deep-CEE: The AI tool helping astronomers explore deep space

Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the cosmos, but despite being millions of lightyears across, they can still be hard to spot. Researchers have turned to artificial intelligence for assistance, developing "Deep-CEE" (Deep Learning for Galaxy Cluster Extraction and Evaluation), a novel deep learning technique to speed up the process of finding them.
2 May

Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
17 Jan

CPI supporting LiNaMan Project to develop next generation EV batteries

Working alongside LiNa Energy and Lancaster University, CPI is supporting the development of a robust, low-cost and high performance energy storage battery to replace existing lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.
30 Nov

Piezoelectric Harvesting and Sensing 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
12 Sep

Omnidirectional wind turbine wins Dyson Award

A truly-omnidirectional, single-axis wind turbine especially suitable for apartment buildings facing chaotic winds in urban environments.
13 Aug

Smart cement mixtures could turn buildings into batteries

Buildings, bridges, street lamps and even curb-stones could be turned into cheap batteries with the discovery of new cement mixtures. Researchers have created a new smart cement mixture that is able to store electrical energy and can monitor its own structural health.
12 Jul

Energy Harvesting Microwatt to Megawatt 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
26 Jan

Battery research to help super-charge electric vehicle revolution

The University of Bath is part of a consortium of academic and industry partners awarded Government funding to conduct research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle revolution.
1 Dec

Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
24 Nov

Off Grid Electric Vehicle Charging: Zero Emission 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
20 Nov

Grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste

It will go towards the creation of the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics which is a multi-university project that has received funding and contributions totalling £40m to bring together a diverse consortium of experts in robotics, AI, sensors and radiation resilient embedded systems to address nuclear waste problems.
17 Nov

Self-Powering Smart Cities 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Xiaoxi He and Franco Gonzalez
20 Sep

Developing roads that can generate power from passing traffic

Researchers are looking at advanced materials for roads and pavements that could generate electricity from passing traffic.
15 Sep

RFID Sensors 2018-2028: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He and Raghu Das
11 Jul

A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Counterfeit products are a huge problem - from medicines to car parts, fake technology costs lives.
5 Dec

Innovations in Large-Area Electronics Conference (innoLAE 2017)

A key event for the large-area electronics community, bringing industry and academia together and providing valuable opportunities to share the latest research results and discuss new projects and collaborations.
29 Nov

Toddler robots help solve how children learn

Children learn new words using the same method as robots according to psychologists.
13 Feb

Internet connected sheep

A new project in Conwy, North Wales, will investigate how the Internet of Things could work in the countryside.
11 Dec

Powering space craft of the future

Engineers at Lancaster University are working on powering future 'giant leaps' for mankind.