5 Mar 2020
SouthWestSensor is a spin our of a company from the University of Southampton. It creates measurement techniques for the water industry. IDTechEx interviewed Oliver Hofmann, the CEO.
22 Mar 2019
Machine learning identifies links between world's oceans
Oceanographers studying the physics of the global ocean have long found themselves facing a conundrum: Fluid dynamical balances can vary greatly from point to point, rendering it difficult to make global generalizations.
14 Mar 2019
Smart and flexible energy supply platform for wearable electronics
The aim of the project is the creation of an autonomous energy-supply platform. Based on the results of the project it will be possible to use a wearable without caring about recharging over its entire lifetime.
25 Jan 2019
Novel thin film approach for memory and energy harvesting devices
Scientists have developed a molecular reagent for a highly functional chemical compound used in phase change memory units and thermoelectric generators.
14 Jan 2019
Design tool to help inspire flexible electronics
Electronics experts are collaborating on a design tool that could help introduce interactivity into everyday objects such as smart packaging.
21 Apr 2018
Ilika is a public company that focuses on innovative approaches for technology accelerated innovation. They are affiliated to the University of Southampton in the UK and have worked in the development of solid state batteries.
They have collaborated with Toyota in SSB material developments.
1 Feb 2018
Tiny scales for medical implants and flexible electronics
Scales are the material of choice for animals from pangolins to fish: They're customizable, water-friendly, strong but flexible, and easy to fix when damaged. Scientists would like to recreate this unique structure—they can imagine uses from medical implants to flexible electronics—but it's proved difficult using non-organic materials.
26 Jan 2018
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.
15 Nov 2017
Flexible, stretchable photonic devices
Light-based devices could be used as biomedical sensors or as flexible connectors for electronics.
8 Dec 2016
New mini robot sub unveiled
The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle.
6 Oct 2016
A solid future for batteries at IDTechEx's Energy Storage Innovations
At IDTechEx we believe that the future of the energy, mobility, electronics, and communications industry will be strongly shaped by the development of one key enabling technology, that is, energy storage. At the historical tipping point of structural change in these sectors there has never been a better time for a dedicated forum on energy storage as key enabling technology.
27 Jul 2016
New autonomous unmanned surface vessels
To its manufacturer MOST (Autonomous Vessels) Ltd in the UK, USV means controlled by satellite from anywhere on the planet. AutoNaut is the answer to the age-old challenge of affordable oceanic data gathering for science, commerce and military purposes. It creates new opportunities to meet unique mission requirements in a changing world.
22 Apr 2016
3D printed aircraft to aircraft to navigate through ice
A tiny, pilotless, 3D printed aircraft has launched from the Royal Navy's ice patrol ship HMS Protector for the first time to assist with navigating through the Antarctic.
12 Feb 2016
Wearable sleeve to aid stroke recovery
Scientists are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand.