25 May 2022
CO2 Emission Reductions in Maritime Sector with Ceres Fuel Cell Tech
A consortium involving GE Power Conversion, MSC Cruise Management UK and Lloyd's Register has confirmed the feasibility of using a 10MW fuel cell power installation on a large vessel to replace diesel-fuelled generators. Run on natural gas, it is predicted to deliver a ~47% reduction in CO2 emissions and eliminate
10 Nov 2021
Ocean Infinity to Deliver a Zero-Emissions Marine Propulsion System
Ocean Infinity, the marine robotics company is pleased to announce it is a winner of The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, enabling the Company and its partners to build a Marine Propulsion Test facility, with an integrated Ammonia Marine Propulsion System. The test facility will demonstrate clean-fuelled technology eventually capable of powering Ocean Infinity's Armada fleet, using an innovative ammonia based fuel cell system.
7 Oct 2021
Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney
This week, Royal Mail has started a trial of scheduled, autonomous flights for two weeks between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay to better connect remote island communities.
14 Sep 2021
World's First Hands-Free Jetpack Prototype Revealed
The Maverick Jetpack can be reconfigured as a heavy-lift drone capable of being operated remotely and carrying ten times the payload of current similarly sized systems on the market — easily enough to lift a casualty like a stricken climber to safety.
8 Mar 2021
Copptech is Chilean start up developing a copper- and zinc-based antimicrobial. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Lauren Young, VP of Product Development, and Barbara Silberberg, Communications Manager, on 5 Mar 2021.
22 Feb 2021
First Compact 3D Lidar Imaging System
Researchers have developed the first compact 3D LiDAR imaging system that can match and exceed the performance and accuracy of most advanced, mechanical systems currently used.
4 Feb 2021
GKN to Explore Large EVTOL Aircraft Called Skybus
GKN Aerospace is to lead a trio of new programs to advance sustainable aviation technology. The UK-based group will be coordinating 15 other organizations in work backed by a £4.5 million investment from the government's Future Flight Challenge fund.
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.