University of Exeter

University of Exeter

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The Energy Harvesting Research Group at the top 10 University of Exeter in the UK combines cutting edge academic research with a firm focus on needs of industry. We offer a fully integrated system approach to develop wearable and vibrational energy harvesting powered wireless sensing systems for a wide range of real world applications, including automotive, aerospace, transport, healthcare, military and defence, and other industrial sectors.
We have internationally leading expertise and extensive experience in novel energy harvesting methods, energy efficient and adaptive power management, energy-aware wireless sensing, and their design and modelling, implementation and integration, and characterisation and applications of energy harvesting powered wireless sensing systems.
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26 Nov 2020

Graphene Market & 2D Materials Assessment 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins
16 Nov 2020

Newton Prize 2020 Award to Fund Solar Micro-Grids in Cape Town

A remarkable project that aims to bring safe and reliable energy to informal settlements in South Africa has won the Chair's Prize in the 2020 Newton Fund awards.
30 Sep 2020

Wearable Sensors 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
7 May 2020

European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery

The EU recently awarded €4Million to the MELODY consortium, to develop low cost, innovative batteries for large-scale energy storage, as part of the Horizon 2020 program 'Advanced Redox Flow Batteries for stationary energy storage.'
3 Apr 2020

Flexible Electronics in Healthcare 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao, James Hayward and Raghu Das
21 Feb 2020

Global Initiative to use Wearables for Dementia Detection

Led by Alzheimer's Research UK, the project will harness and analyse a wealth of digital data to develop signatures of disease - or "fingerprints" - that can be then detected using wearable technologies, such as smart watches.
17 Oct 2019

'Game-chainging' tidal energy project approved for channel regions

Interreg France (Channel) England Programme has approved the biggest ever Interreg project that will prove to be game-changing for the European tidal stream energy sector. The Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project, known as TIGER, is an ambitious €46.8m project, of which €28m (69%) comes from the European Regional Development Fund via the Interreg France (Channel) England Programme.
3 Oct 2019

Inyanga Tech realises HydroWing Proof of Concept

HydroWing is based on a full-systems approach, targeted at subsea tidal energy arrays by addressing fundamental issues that have delayed the industrialisation of the sector. The full systems approach integrates Installation, Operations and Maintenance at the core of the design in order to reduce operating costs.
10 May 2019

Robopets benefit health and wellbeing of elderly

Robotic pets that respond to human interaction can benefit the health and wellbeing of older people living in care homes, a study has found.
14 Feb 2019

Transparent Conductive Films and Materials 2019-2029: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx Report: Raghu Das
10 Dec 2018

Graphene unlocks new potential for 'smart textiles'

The quest to create affordable, durable and mass-produced 'smart textiles' has been given fresh impetus through the use of the wonder material Graphene.
9 Jul 2018

Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Engineers are threading circuitry into clothes to create comfortable devices that could make electronic fashion the future of the textiles industry.
17 Apr 2018

Smart Glass and Windows 2018-2028: Electronic Shading and Semi-Transparent PV

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear
17 Nov 2017

Self-Powering Smart Cities 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Xiaoxi He
23 Aug 2017

Buildings to generate their own power with innovative glass blocks

Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun's energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative new technology.
11 May 2017

Energy Harvesting Powered Wireless Sensor Systems That Have Become Reality At Exeter

University of Exeter, United Kingdom
5 Apr 2017

New ultrafast flexible and transparent memory devices

An innovative new technique to produce the quickest, smallest, highest-capacity memories for flexible and transparent applications could pave the way for a future golden age of electronics.
16 Dec 2016

Ground-breaking production method to accelerate graphene revolution

An innovative new cheap and simple mass production technique, developed by the University of Exeter, is set to open up the global potential of the 'wonder' material graphene.
28 Jun 2016

Bright new future for flexible lighting devices

Researchers have pioneered an innovative new technique to make flexible screens more effective and efficient.
4 Aug 2015

Butterflies heat up the field of solar research

The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient, pioneering new research has shown.