Archive February 2015

Government and industry in joint initiative to get more women into engineering

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Two new employer-led pilot projects to get more women into engineering have been launched. The projects, run by WS Atkins and Hyder Consulting, will create new skills programmes for women...

Researchers make record breaking connection times with 5G

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Researchers from the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) have achieved record-breaking speeds in establishing data connections through the 5G network. The head of the research programme said he...

Tekever tests brain-powered drone in Portugal

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Tekever has tested a drone powered by a person’s brainwaves in Portugal this week. The company believes the technology could be used to assist people with physical disabilities to fly...

Breakthrough in biotic hand reconstruction in Austria

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Austria doctors have successfully replaced the hands of three disabled men with “robotic nerve connected prosthetics”. The technique involves using nerves that can no longer control the real hand to...

IMechE to hold debate for younger institution members

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24th February 2015 The Global Engineering Debate is due to take place on 9th April, where young engineers will meet to debate whether future energy policy should be fossil fuel...

Forty new companies win funding for energy projects in the first round of Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst

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The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills announced the winners of the first round of funding, worth £24.5m, from Innovate UK's Energy Catalyst scheme. The programme was set up to...