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IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
7 May 2021

Join the IDTechEx Webinar - Electric Aircraft Spark Industry Shakeout

Wednesday 19 May 2021 - The webinar looks at everything manned going electric from piloted freight to passengers flown without a pilot. From conventional takeoff and landing eCTOL to the glamorous eVTOL projects awash with billions of dollars of investment, there are hybrid, fuel cell and retrofit opportunities.
7 May 2021

Smart Finger Ring with Integrated RFID

House key, wallet, health insurance card, hotel key card — a smart finger ring could replace all these in the future. Produced by a 3D printing process, the ring has an integrated RFID chip, tamper-proof, sealed and invisible.
7 May 2021

XING Mobility: Castrol and HKS

IDTechEx has previously interviewed XING Mobility at the end of 2019. Recently they have announced partnerships with Castrol and HKS. IDTechEx carried out another interview to learn more about these partnerships and how the company has faired with COVID-19.
7 May 2021

Mahle Develops Highly Efficient Magnet Free Electric Motor

Mahle is currently developing a new kind of magnet-free electric motor that does not require rare earth elements. This not only makes production more environmentally compatible, but also brings advantages in terms of costs and resource security.
6 May 2021


H2 Site is a Spanish start-up, spin-off of the private research centre TECNALIA and the Technological University of EIndhoven-TUE, which has developed a chemical reactor, able to produce and separate hydrogen from different chemicals.
6 May 2021

EUCAD 2021

This IDTechEx premium article summarises the political discussion, highlighting key themes from the plenary session of the 3rd European Connected and Automated Driving conference. There are also summaries of presentations given by representatives from the European Commission, Continental, Valeo, Faurecia and more.
6 May 2021

Join the Upcoming Webinar: Battery-Free Electronics Grabs Market Share

Thursday 13 May 2021 - Few markets go from under $8 billion to over $120 billion in 2041 but this one does. Learn applications for the newest supercapacitor variants with the best of both worlds between supercapacitors and batteries. What, why, where, when, who? Best practice? And more.
6 May 2021

Solar Battery Hybrid Power Plant for Egypt's Largest Gold Mine

The 36 MW solar farm and a 7.5 MW battery-energy storage system will tangibly reduce CO2 emissions of existing diesel power station.
6 May 2021

Robust Artificial Tissue Mimics Lobster Underbelly's Stretch

Researchers have fabricated a hydrogel-based material that mimics the structure of the lobster's underbelly. The researchers ran the material through a battery of stretch and impact tests, and showed that, similar to the lobster underbelly, the synthetic material is remarkably "fatigue-resistant," able to withstand repeated stretches and strains without tearing.
6 May 2021

How Will Hydrogen Technologies be More Competitive in the Future

Why should people buy a hydrogen car, if they will barely opt for an electric one?
6 May 2021

Robotic Flexing: Biologically Inspired Artificial Muscles

At the crossroads between robotics and nanotechnology, a goal that is highly sought after is finding ways to leverage the action of tiny molecular motors to perform more sizeable tasks in a controllable manner.
5 May 2021

Ballard and Linamar to Develop Fuel Cell Solutions for Light-Duty

Ballard Power Systems announced the formation of a strategic alliance for the co-development and sale of fuel cell powertrains and components for class 1 and 2 vehicles, weighing up to 5-tons, initially in North America and Europe.
5 May 2021

New Graphite Based Sensor Technology for Wearable Medical Devices

The team's printed sensors are 50 times more sensitive than the industry standard and outperform other comparable nano-enabled sensors in an important metric seen as a game-changer in the industry: flexibility.
5 May 2021

New Robot Technology for Apple Growers

New autonomous robotic technology has the potential to become the 'apple of my eye' for Australia's food industry as it deals with labour shortages and an increased demand for fresh produce.
5 May 2021

3D Printed Replica Shark Fins to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

Identifying protected shark species purely from their fins - especially any caught and smuggled illegally - is an enormously challenging task. Knowing this, TRAFFIC has created a set of 3D printed and painted replica fins to assist customs officials and enforcement officers globally in this essential job to help curb the illegal wildlife trade.
5 May 2021

VELO3D Manufacturing Solution for 3D Printing 'Impossible' Parts

VELO3D Inc announced the delivery of a state-of-the-art aluminum F357 metal AM solution to Wagner Machine Company, a second-generation, precision machine shop with a reputation for building the impossible.
5 May 2021

Development of Ground-Breaking Graphene-Aluminium Composite

Tirupati Graphite plc announces that Tirupati Graphene and Mintech Research Centre its graphene and technology development unit, has developed a ground-breaking graphene-aluminium composite which exhibits significantly higher conductivity and strength properties over aluminium and comparable to copper.
5 May 2021

PivotBuoy Floating Wind Platform for Canaries Deployment

X1 Wind is preparing to deploy its ground-breaking PivotBuoy floating wind technology in the Canary Islands after successfully completing the assembly and load-out of a fully-functional prototype.
5 May 2021

Huber Martinswerk: Thermal Additives

Huber produces a portfolio of thermal management solutions based on alumina, aluminium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide to suit a variety of application materials and industries. The materials covered in this interview focused on Huber's solutions for thermal interface materials (TIMs).
4 May 2021

Thin Film Electronics ASA

Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company (OSE/OTCQX) in Norway with corporate headquarters in Oslo and global headquarters in San Jose, California. The company used to work on flexible electronic products such as NFC-based tags and now it focuses on thin-film solid-state batteries.