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7 Mar 2022


Zentek specialize in the use of graphene oxide and other nanomaterials primarily for healthcare applications. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Francis Dubé (Executive Chairman, Director).
8 Dec 2021

Smart Packaging for Dairy Products

Researchers have developed a test to reveal bacterial contamination in dairy products well before they have a chance to reach anyone's lips. Researchers have proven a method that will allow producers, packagers and retailers to detect bacterial contamination in milk products simply by reading a signal from a test printed inside every container.
16 Sep 2021

Materials Informatics 2022-2032

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins
20 Jul 2021

Thermoelectric Cooling, Heating, Harvesting: 90 Companies Appraised, Market, Roadmap 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson
25 Jun 2021

No Lab Required: New Technology Can Diagnose Infections in Minutes

Engineering, biochemistry and medical researchers have combined their skills to create a hand-held rapid test for bacterial infections that can produce accurate, reliable results in less than an hour, eliminating the need to send samples to a lab.
22 Jan 2021

Researchers Create "Sheets" of Meat in the Lab

Researchers have developed a new form of cultivated meat using a method that promises more natural flavour and texture than other alternatives to traditional meat from animals.
15 Sep 2020

Formation of New Alliance is Another Big Step in Materials Informatics

LG and Total become the latest major players to make a significant announcement for their materials informatics intentions.
5 Aug 2019

Bacteria-killing gel heals itself while healing you

Researchers have developed a novel new gel made entirely from bacteria-killing viruses. The anti-bacterial gel, which can be targeted to attack specific forms of bacteria, holds promise for numerous beneficial applications in medicine and environmental protection.
9 Apr 2019


MesoMat manufacture a stretchable conductive polymeric yarn for smart textiles to target the wearable, automotive, and composite industries. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Paul Fowler and Sukhbir Kalirai (Co-founders).
19 Mar 2019

Keeping high-risk workers safer

Researchers have created a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and others who work in high-risk environments where they cannot always be seen.
10 Sep 2018

Access to 3D printing is changing the work in research labs

A small, black box could change the way scientists search for new antibiotics. The PFIbox's nine structural parts can be 3D printed in about a day, snap together in minutes, and cost about $200.
18 Aug 2016

Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology

Imagine an electronic newspaper that you could roll up and spill your coffee on, even as it updated itself before your eyes. It's an example of the technological revolution that has been waiting to happen, except for one major problem that, until now, scientists have not been able to resolve.
16 Apr 2015

Inkjet printer could produce tool to identify infectious disease

Consumers are one step closer to benefiting from packaging that could give simple text warnings when food is contaminated with deadly pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella, and patients could soon receive real-time diagnoses of infections such as C. difficile right in their doctors' offices, saving critical time and trips to the lab.
4 Nov 2013

Chrylsler Group to develop advanced electric and hybrid power trains

hrysler Group LLC has entered a 5-year, $18.2 million partnership with McMaster University, with funding support from the Canadian government, to develop next-generation, energy-efficient, high-performance electrified powertrains and powertrain components.
23 Jun 2008

Highlights of Photovoltaics beyond Conventional Silicon event

IDTechEx shed light on progress of technologies at Photovoltaics beyond Conventional Silicon conference held in Denver.
18 Jun 2008

Nanowire Photovoltaics: Opportunities and Challenges

McMaster University, Canada
14 May 2008

The key to low-cost solar cells: Is it thinner than a human hair?

One of the biggest obstacles to widespread use of solar cells as a clean source of energy is cost.