The medical technology sector needs better ways of demonstrating the safety, effectiveness and performance of its products, says a new report.
The final section of the UK’s first new aircraft carrier in 30 years, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has left its shipyard.
Bosch engineers have developed a smartphone-enabled autonomous parking system that could enter production by 2015
A hypersonic space plane and a jeep that leaps over enemy blockades are among the ideas revisited by a new project that shines a light on British inventions scrapped in the 1960s.
Self-assembly is finding applications in everything from space to medical implants.
Thorium reactors, based on technology abandoned around the time of the Cold War, could provide an alternative to large nuclear reactors fuelled by solid uranium. They have many potential advantages, but the technical hurdles could also be considerable.
FROM: Island life in the dry dock
FROM: Bosch unveils smartphone enabled self-parking system
It’s Paris Air Show week and the traditional Airbus-Boeing competition has kicked off following the maiden test flight of the A350 last week. But more futuristic innovations are also on display.
The UK’s aerospace industry might make few complete aircraft, but as our supplement shows, it’s a thriving and notably innovative sector
Michael Ashcroft of the Carbon Trust calls for more research into negative emissions technologies, which would remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
With aircraft demand increasing and a constant push for innovation, Airbus UK’s Engineering Director has his work cut out. Stuart Nathan reports