27 Apr 2021
Innovation in Carbon Capture Technology
There are significant research efforts aiming to boost the effectiveness of CO2 capturing technology and facilitate deployment of what could be a vital technology in the fight against climate change.
19 Apr 2021
Laird Performance Materials: EMI and Thermal Materials for 5G
Laird were recently acquired by DuPont, one of the key areas of interest was stated as 5G. Laird produce materials for EMI absorption and thermal performance in this market.
12 Apr 2021
NewMotion's Charging Network Joins Electric Juice Network
Octopus Energy and NewMotion have agreed that customers of the Electric Juice Network can now use the public charge points of NewMotion. NewMotion, a Shell group company, has thousands of charge points in the public charging network in Europe and the UK, including a growing amount of rapid charging at Shell Recharge.
23 Mar 2021
Efficient Ocean Wave Energy Harvesting for "Blue Energy"
A research team has recently developed a water-tube-based triboelectric nanogenerator that can efficiently convert various irregular and low-frequency mechanical energies, including ocean wave energy, into electricity, providing a new avenue for the development of "blue energy".
19 Mar 2021
Lucid Motors is getting closer to the release of the 'Lucid Air' - a 924V premium sedan with impressive custom-built components.
18 Mar 2021
Ultrasound Has Potential to Damage Coronaviruses
Simulations show ultrasound waves at medical imaging frequencies can cause the virus' shell and spikes to collapse and rupture.
17 Mar 2021
ITM Power plc
English company involved in the production of proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer, and hydrogen refuelling stations.
Recently ITM Power began a joint venture with Linde group, founding "ITM Linde electrolysis".
14 Mar 2021
Sila Nanotechnologies are a US based start-up developing drop-in silicon anode material for Li-ion batteries.
18 Feb 2021
New Lead-Based Anode for Next-Gen Lithium-Ion Batteries
Scientists report a new electrode design for the lithium-ion battery using the low-cost materials lead as well as carbon.
3 Feb 2021
Silver Price Volatility Could Affect Conductive Ink Composition
The remarkable price increases in particular US stocks, most notably GameStop, made the news last week as the power of retail investors to move markets became clear. On Monday 1st Feb, the BBC reported that silver prices increased by around 10 % as retail investors turned their attention to commodities, reaching a 5-month high of almost $950/kg.
26 Jan 2021
Printed Electronics to Deal with Electronic Waste
The accumulation of electronic waste on the Earth is not just a growing problem but an environmental threat. E-Waste is now considered the fastest-growing waste stream in the world and has been called a veritable tsunami by the UN.
25 Jan 2021
Possibilities for new Transparent Materials that Conduct Electricity
In groundbreaking materials research, a team has made a discovery that blends the best of two sought-after qualities for touchscreens and smart windows—transparency and conductivity.
31 Dec 2020
NERA: World's First Fully 3D Printed E-Bike
With additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping you can get from the first idea to a fully functioning motorcycle in just 12 weeks. NERA is fully 3D printed, only 15 parts.
28 Dec 2020
Waste to Treasure: Crayfish Shells to Store Energy
Other than a spicy night snack, the crayfish has been endowed with greater significance. Research has made it possible to use crayfish shell as the biological template for high-performance supercapacitors.
11 Dec 2020
Flexible Hybrid Electronics Requires New Component Attachment Material
Despite the promise of and the commercial interest in FHE, some technological challenges remain. One of the most important is developing the ability to robustly attach mounted components to flexible substrates, given the substantial difference in mechanical and thermal properties.
28 Nov 2020
Glō established in 2010 in Sweden, is a fabless company based on research performed at Lund University. Glō then moved to Silicon Valley in 2012.
27 Nov 2020
Could Starlink replace 5G? (Part 2)
Part two of a series of articles by IDTechEx analyst Xiaoxi He. In the last article we discussed the speed issue of Starlink, compared to 5G. There are another three concerns.
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.