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NPL is the UK's National Measurement Institute, and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available. For more than a century NPL has developed and maintained the UK's primary measurement standards.
These standards underpin the National Measurement System infrastructure of traceability throughout the UK and the world that ensures accuracy and consistency of measurement. NPL ensures that cutting edge measurement science and technology have a positive impact in the real world. NPL delivers world-leading measurement solutions that are critical to commercial research and development, and support business success across the UK and the globe.
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2022
29 Apr 2022

Advanced Material Development

Tess Skyrme, Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed Dr Richard Lee, CCO, and Tom Barlow, Business Development Manager, to get an update from early-stage company, Advanced Material Development, specifically on their innovations in 2D nano-materials, with applications including gas sensing, electronics, composites, photonics, and anti-counterfeiting.
6 Jan 2022

TruLife Optics

TruLife Optics is a company that focusses on optical image combiners using holographic technology, for augmented reality (AR) and defense applications. For AR, its capability range encompasses waveguides as well as freespace holographic element combiners. It is positioned as a solutions company, preferring to work directly with clients on product development and manufacturing rather than offering a defined product range.
2021
12 Jul 2021

E-Textiles & Smart Clothing 2021-2031: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report:
2020
20 Aug 2020

Battery Technology Capable of Capturing CO2 Emissions

The University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is capable of capturing CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
19 Feb 2020

Integrated Graphene

Integrated Graphene are a company that manufacture 3D graphene for sensing and energy storage applications. IDTechEx spoke to Alastair Carrington (commercial director).
2019
11 Oct 2019

Lidar 2020-2030: Technologies, Players, Markets & Forecasts

IDTechEx Report:
13 Sep 2019

QLM Technology

QLM Technology offer quantum sensors for remote sensing and are developing a lidar module. IDTechEx interviewed Dr Xiao Ai in May 2019. Ai is the Co-Founder and CTO of QLM, and he is based in UK.
17 Jan 2019

AMSU (Shenzhen) New Technology Co. Ltd.

AMSU (Shenzhen) New Technology Co. Ltd. demonstrated several e-textile products at their booth at CES 2019's Eureka Park. IDTechEx spoke to Yoana Zhuo, their Overseas Marketing Director.
2018
26 Dec 2018

Graphene printed electronics

A team of researchers have found a low cost method for producing graphene printed electronics, which significantly speeds up and reduces the cost of conductive graphene inks.
12 Oct 2018

3D Printing in the Medical and Dental Industry 2019 - 2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
13 Mar 2018

3D Bioprinting 2018 - 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
2017
10 Nov 2017

Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
15 Feb 2017

3Dynamic Systems

2016
9 Dec 2016

Solar floating airport with smart city

Dick Wallis, CEO of Positioning Systems in the UK has sent IDTechEx a visionary proposal for a new combined airport, smart city and green electricity supply in Wales in the UK.
16 Sep 2016

New test to improve commercial viability of printable electronics

A new, non-destructive, method of measuring the three dimensional orientation of molecules in an organic semiconductor transistor, using Raman spectroscopy.
11 Mar 2016

Seven patents to develop cheaper lighting and flexible solar cells

n November 2012, the TREASORES project (Transparent Electrodes for Large Area Large Scale Production of Organic Optoelectronic Devices) started with the aim of developing technologies to dramatically reduce the production costs of organic electronic devices such as solar cells and LED lighting panels.
2 Mar 2016

IDTechEx announces the winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad, a New Technologies Initiative. IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 10 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! (Berlin, Germany 27-28 April 2016).
2015
8 Sep 2015

Squishy transistors: a device concept for fast, low-power electronics

An international team of researchers have shown that a new device concept - a 'squishy' transistor - can overcome the predicted power bottleneck caused by CMOS technology reaching its fundamental limits.
2 Jun 2015

NPL VAMAS Organic and Printed Electronics Standardisation Report

NPL, in collaboration with the Versailles Project on Advanced Materials & Standards has prepared a report that details the current landscape of standardisation efforts in organic and printed electronics.
2014
4 Dec 2014

Detecting defects in solar cells

Researchers have developed a new technique for efficiently detecting malfunctioning areas of a PV module.