Arup is an independent global firm for planning and consulting services, bringing together broadminded individuals from a wide range of disciplines and challenging them to look beyond the constraints of their own specialization. Arup came to the world's attention through its contribution to landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House or the Centre Pompidou in Paris. With 11,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants in 90 offices in in 39 countries today, Arup offers innovative and sustainable solutions for the built environment. With 160 professionals at offices in Berlin, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, Arup in Germany provides tailored solutions to clients' demands, ranging from specialist expertise to fully integrated multidisciplinary projects.
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30 Dec 2020

First Scottish Hydrogen-Powered Train by November

A consortium is set to deliver Scotland's first hydrogen powered train. A key objective of the project is to create opportunities for the Scottish rail supply chain through skills development and industrialisation of the technology.
24 Aug 2020


Storelectric is a developer of Compressed Air Energy Storage systems (CAES), for grid scale applications.
24 Jun 2020


MX3D are a large-scale metal 3D printing company specializing in wire arc additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Gijs van der Velden (CEO).
2 Jan 2020

Making Beyond Visual Line of Sight Drone Operations Commonplace

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its first guide aimed at supporting the industry to make unmanned aircraft (drone) flights beyond the visual line of sight of the operator an everyday occurrence. This would significantly change how unmanned aircraft are used in the UK.
27 May 2019

First air taxi volo-port to be built by end of 2019

Skyports and Volocopter announced a cooperation to build the first mobile Volo-Port for air taxis.
20 Sep 2018

Robotics meets architecture in room that changes shape just for you

Rooms that learn human behaviour and change shape in response are the vision of UNSW Built Environment and the engineering firm behind the Sydney Opera House.
30 Aug 2018

European smart cities €30 million project

+CityxChange has just secured EU Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities funding for a €30 million project. 11 enterprises, 9 SMEs, 3 non-profit organisations and 2 universities will be led by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in the development of smart positive energy cities across Europe.
9 Aug 2018

Wave Energy Scotland awards £1.4m to three materials projects

Wave Energy Scotland is awarding contracts with a total value of £1.4 million to three innovation projects designed to support further investigation of promising structural materials and manufacturing concepts to be used in the construction of wave energy devices.
19 Apr 2018

3D printed house points the way to sustainable construction industry

Printed on-site by a portable robot, the house showcases the role 3D printing can play in reducing construction waste; it increases efficiencies during the building process and allows materials to be reused at the end of the building's life, rather than ending up as landfill.
5 May 2016

Smart Green Batteries Win the Europe 2016 Award in Berlin

Smart Green Batteries were winners at the IDTechEx Awards at the 8th Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2016, held in Berlin, Germany last week.
27 Apr 2016

Enhance The Performance Of Buildings In A Resource Effective Built Environment

Arup Deutschland GmbH, Germany
3 Mar 2016

IDTechEx announce the Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe Awards 2016

All companies operating within these technologies are welcome to apply. The winners will be announced during the drinks reception on 27 April at the annual IDTechEx Show! in Berlin.
3 Mar 2016

Energy harvesting, steady growth, sensible increase in opportunities

2015 has been a year to report very disparate progress in advancing different energy harvesting technologies: advances in thermoelectrics, new and higher power output photovoltaics, capacitive harvesting as well as steady development of markets for electrodynamics along with new applications have created an array of devices serving a diverse number of industries; with applications for wireless sensors, switches and actuators all the way to high power industrial waste heat and vibration harvesting, the technology landscape is developing at a steady pace, with many interesting applications being realized.
11 Feb 2016

Energy harvesting change of emphasis to be explored in Berlin

The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, 27-28 April has over 40 companies exhibiting that are involved in energy harvesting from the materials to the chips.
29 Apr 2015

Adaptive Facades - Now, New and Next

Arup Deutschland GmbH, Germany
23 Apr 2015

Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2015

28-29 April, Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany. In less than one week, the seventh annual IDTechEx event will provide valuable insight into energy harvesting technologies and their applications.
16 Feb 2015

Multi-million pound driverless car challenge

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable and Transport Minister Claire Perry officially launched a regulatory review of driverless cars and the Government's 'Introducing Driverless Cars' competition.
2 Apr 2014

SolarLeaf - Energy Harvesting and Bio-Adaptive Shading

Arup Deutschland GmbH, Germany
13 Mar 2014

The Internet of Things: Opportunities Beyond the Hype

The Internet of Things is dead. It should be the Internet of Everything. No, wait - what does that really mean?
20 Feb 2014

Smart Glass Forum at Energy Harvesting Europe, 1-2 April 2014, Berlin

Smart glass is a portfolio of new technologies which are based on new achievements in material science, demands on energy efficiency and comfort and smart building automation requirements and are reaching a new momentum.