Archive October 2015

£47m fund to back UK innovation in aerospace

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UK business minister, Anna Soubry, announced the winners of a joint government and industry funded competition at the Aerodays event in London. The competition hopes to further strengthen the UK’s...

New research shows powerful potential of design

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Research from 'Design Economy 2015' measured the contribution and value of design to the UK economy. It found that the gross value added in 2013 was £71.7bn. This accounts to...

New energy management system at Ford could power a small city

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Ford factories in Europe are expected to show a 25% reduction in energy usage per vehicle produced since 2011. This means that Ford will make annual savings of around 800...

Output of hydrogen fuel cells could double as result of electric compressor

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The UK-based technology company Aeristech has developed a new electric compressor design which has the potential to double the output of hydrogen fuel cells. The new system would allow air...

New system to help elderly patients with medication

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A new system known as “My Health Tags” is being developed by Folium Optics to tackle the problem of medication not being taken how it’s prescribed. It is designed to...

70th year of JCB marked by limited edition machine

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JCB has celebrated its 70th year anniversary by launching a limited edition of its most famous machine and by giving the employees an extra day’s holiday. The 3CX backhoe loader...