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2021
22 Nov 2021

Mocean Energy's Blue X Completes Sea Trials

Mocean Energy's Blue X wave energy machine has returned to dock after a successful five-month test period at sea. The 20-metre long, The innovative 10 kW prototype began its test phase in mid-June and since then has completed 154 days at sea, delivering steady outputs of up to 5 kW and safe instantaneous peaks of 30 kW, and operating in sea states up to 2.3 meters maximum wave height.
25 Jan 2021

Squid Inspired Robot Swims with Marine Animals

Scientists have developed a flexible underwater robot that can propel itself through water in the same style as nature's most efficient swimmer - the Aurelia aurita jellyfish.
2020
1 Dec 2020

Innovate UK Awards ENIAN £500,000 for Renewable Energy Software

ENIAN has this week been awarded a £500,000 Smart Grant by Innovate UK to develop a new cost predicting algorithm set to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy across the country.
28 Oct 2020

3D Printing the First Ever Biomimetic Tongue Surface

Scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures for the first time using 3D printing - opening new possibilities for testing oral processing properties of food, nutritional technologies, pharmaceutics and dry mouth therapies.
27 Jul 2020

AI in Medical Diagnostics 2020-2030: Image Recognition, Players, Clinical Applications, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
2019
5 Dec 2019

New Membrane Technology to Boost Water Purification and Energy Storage

Scientists have created a new type of membrane that could improve water purification and battery energy storage efforts.
1 Nov 2019

Cutting-Edge Robot 'Trimbot' Makes Short Work of Gardening

A gardening robot has been developed that can self-navigate and automatically prune roses and trim bushes.
26 Feb 2019

Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes

A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can convert wave power into electricity.
2018
1 Oct 2018

Diesel Generator Set Future Developments and Alternative Technologies 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report:
11 Sep 2018

Corpower Ocean

Corpower is a Swedish wave energy technology developer.
10 Sep 2018

Artificial intelligence can predict how cancers will evolve and spread

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve - so that doctors can design the most effective treatment for each patient.
24 Jul 2018

Dementia could be detected via routinely collected data

A new machine-learning model that scans routinely collected NHS data has shown promising signs of being able to predict undiagnosed dementia in primary care.
4 Jul 2018

Machine learning algorithm can tell how smart you are

If you've ever lied about your IQ to seem more intelligent, it's time to fess up. Scientists can now tell how smart you are just by looking at a scan of your brain. Actually, to be more precise, the scientists themselves aren't looking at your brain scan; a machine-learning algorithm they've developed is.
30 May 2018

Wave, Tidal and Hydro Power 1W-10MW 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
2017
28 Nov 2017

Therapy robots a step closer to reality

Tiny remotely operated ro‎bots could be designed to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to-reach areas of the human body, research suggests.
20 Nov 2017

Grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste

It will go towards the creation of the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics which is a multi-university project that has received funding and contributions totalling £40m to bring together a diverse consortium of experts in robotics, AI, sensors and radiation resilient embedded systems to address nuclear waste problems.
2016
21 Oct 2016

Prepping a robot for its journey to Mars

Researchers are preparing an astronaut named Valkyrie for a mission to Mars. It is 6 feet tall and weighs 300 pounds.
3 Oct 2016

Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cell materials.
17 Jun 2016

Mobile robots are electric vehicles

Marty is a fully programmable and customisable walking robot. For kids, makers, and educators created by Edinburgh University startup Robotical.
20 Jan 2016

Meeting with ALABC/ILA London 13 Jan 2016

The International Lead Association (ILA) now runs the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Corporation (ALABC) and it is repositioning it to basic research at the request of its members.