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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flexible, stretchable photonic devices
Light-based devices could be used as biomedical sensors or as flexible connectors for electronics.
New mini robot sub unveiled
The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers to test new optical fibre 3D printing technique
Researchers are set to investigate using 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, techniques in the fabrication of optical fibre.