21 Dec 2021
PlatformE acquires Catalyst AI to Make Sustainable Fashion a Reality
PlatformE has acquired Catalyst AI, an artificial intelligence company based in Cambridge, UK. The deal will see Catalyst AI's machine learning tools for optimising fashion supply chains bolster PlatformE's services for efficient on-demand and made-to-order fashion.
24 Nov 2021
Cambridge Carbon Capture
Cambridge Carbon Capture is a British carbontech company developing a technology to convert carbon dioxide from emissions and silicate minerals into magnesium carbonate and other valuable outputs such as silicon dioxide and rare earth metals. In October 2021, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Michael Evans, CEO at Cambridge Carbon Capture.
11 Nov 2021
20 Airlines Commit to Use New Technologies to Minimize Climate Impact
20 airline members of the World Economic Forum's Target True Zero initiative committed to utilizing new technologies, such as electric, hydrogen and hybrid aircraft, to address the challenge of climate change. The development and delivery of novel propulsion technologies - powered by sustainable energy sources - were highlighted as key towards helping the aviation industry minimize its environmental impact.
29 Oct 2021
'Virus -Killing Air Filtration System Uses Carbon Nanotubes
A new carbon-based air filtration nanomaterial capable of capturing and destroying various viruses, including animal coronavirus, a close relative of SARS-CoV-2 - the virus that causes COVID-19 - has been developed by scientists and engineers.
26 Aug 2021
New Class of Habitable Exoplanets a Step Forward in Search for Life
A new class of exoplanet very different to our own, but which could support life, has been identified by astronomers, which could greatly accelerate the search for life outside our Solar System.
8 Jul 2021
Intellegens Launches Machine Learning Package for 3D Printing
Deep learning software specialist Intellegens has enhanced its solution for Additive Manufacturing with the launch of a new Alchemite AM Package.
29 Jun 2021
Inflatable, Shape Changing Spinal Implants Help Treat Severe Pain
A team of engineers and clinicians has developed an ultra-thin, inflatable device that can be used to treat the most severe forms of pain without the need for invasive surgery. The device uses a combination of soft robotic fabrication techniques, ultra-thin electronics and microfluidics.
28 Jun 2021
Recycling Next-Generation Solar Panels Fosters Green Planet
Tossing worn-out solar panels into landfills may soon become electronics waste history. Designing a recycling strategy for a new, forthcoming generation of photovoltaic solar cells - made from metal halide perovskites, a family of crystalline materials with structures like the natural mineral calcium titanate - will add a stronger dose of environmental friendliness to a green industry.
24 Jun 2021
Porotech is a spin-out from the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride in the Dept. of Materials Science and Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge.
25 May 2021
Graphene Flagship spin-off Qurv Will Develop Imaging Technology
Qurv was founded to develop graphene-enabled wide-spectrum image sensor technologies for next-generation computer vision applications, bringing unprecedented intelligence to products and services.
13 May 2021
Nuclera Acquires E Ink Digital Microfluidics Unit
Nuclera, a fast-growing biotech company developing enzymatic protein and gene synthesis technologies, and E Ink, the leading innovator of electronic ink technology, are pleased to announce the acquisition of E Ink's digital microfluidics unit into the newly formed US subsidiary of Nuclera. Combining the technologies of the two companies will enable the delivery of a revolutionary desktop protein and gene "bioprinter" with breakthrough speed and convenience for researchers in human health, agriculture, and other markets of global importance.
22 Feb 2021
New Method for Integrating Graphene into Semiconductor Manufacturing
Graphene Flagship researchers have reported a new method to integrate graphene and 2D materials into semiconductor manufacturing lines, a milestone for the initiative's recently launched 2D Experimental Pilot Line — a €20 million project to bridge the gap between lab-scale manufacturing and large volume production of electronic devices based on two-dimensional materials.
18 Feb 2021
3D Printing with Material Intelligence through Machine Learning
Machine learning specialist Intellegens and engineering simulation leader Ansys have announced a collaboration to integrate machine learning methods into Additive Manufacturing workflows.
16 Feb 2021
On 12/02/21, Dr James Edmondson interviewed the CEO of Intellegens, regarding their AI-driven platform for developing battery materials for electric vehicles.
15 Feb 2021
CVD Graphene for Electronic Applications: 2021 Status and Outlook
Given the exciting properties, graphene has always been linked as a revolutionary material for the electronics industry. CVD graphene is cited as the ideal solution in providing a perfect single layer produced in a low cost continuous R2R process, but the manufacturing and commercial reality have proved very different. After a long period of research, and with players regularly exiting and entering the field, we are only now starting to see this technology mature and the dawn of the commercial reality.
12 Feb 2021
Plastic Logic manufacturers flexible electrophoretic displays (EPDs) that are driven using an OTFT backplane. They have recently established a manufacturing facility in Taiwan, received new investment, and launched the only flexible color EPD.
3 Feb 2021
Paragraf develop and produce graphene-based electronic devices. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Thomas (CEO).
18 Jan 2021
Machine Learning Making Light Work of AM Aerospace Alloys
Machine learning technology will be used to make the additive manufacturing process of metallic alloys for aerospace cheaper and faster, encouraging production of lightweight, energy-efficient aircraft to support net zero targets for aviation.