2 Dec 2020
3D Printed Magnets Help Create More Efficient Electric Motors
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is leading a European consortium 3DREMAG which is developing a new material suitable for 3D printing of permanent magnets, which can be utilised in electric and hybrid vehicle motors. The aim in the long run is to develop a fully 3D printable electric motor, one that would be approximately 30% lighter than today's motors.
23 Nov 2020
M&I Materials and Faraday Future: Immersion Cooling
Faraday Future has partnered with M&I Materials to design an immersion-cooled battery pack for their electric vehicles.
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.
28 Oct 2020
Akasol is an energy storage startup emerging as the leading supplier for heavy-duty battery packs. In an interview, IDTechEx learned of the company's interesting answer to emerging solid-state technologies.
23 Oct 2020
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology For Unmanned Cargo Aircraft. Honeywell's fly-by-wire system will be the "brains" of Pipistrel's Nuuva V300, providing the capability required for safe and efficient autonomous operation
21 Oct 2020
PARC selects AlphaSTAR GENOA 3DP for Additive Manufacturing Simulation
AlphaSTAR Corporation announces their additive manufacturing (AM) simulation solution, GENOA 3DP, was selected by Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a Xerox Company, to be used on the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy's (ARPA-E) DIFFERENTIATE Program.
8 Sep 2020
Industrial Hydrogen Fuel Cell System
Siemens Energy, lead contractor for the construction of National Grid's Viking Link interconnector project in Lincolnshire, has installed a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell to provide off grid power to the project's construction site for the first time.
24 Aug 2020
Electroimpact are the largest integrators of aircraft assembly lines. In 2020, they showcased their developed of a continuous fiber 3D printer. IDTechEx spoke with Cody Brown (Project Manager).
11 Aug 2020
NZ Launches World-First Long Range Wireless Power Transmission
Kiwi start-up EMROD has developed the world's first long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
6 Aug 2020
AI Accelerates Materials Science From the Lab to Market
Nearly every sector is proposing the use of artificial intelligence. Materials science R&D is relatively late to this trend, and there are many industry-specific hurdles, but the opportunities are beginning to be realized and the potential impact is significant.
26 Jun 2020
Reversing relationships between design engineers & materials companies
On 24th July, Siemens and Citrine Informatics displayed their collaboration in bringing materials informatics and generative design together for the first time.