Harvard University’s Wyss Institute has received $2.9m from DARPA to continue development of a lightweight bodysuit to improve wearers’ stamina.
Ministry of Defence (MOD) scientists say their new material will make testing decontamination of chemical weapons more realistic.
Head-mounted virtual and augmented reality display technology is beginning to make a mark in the defence sector.
Skills & Careers
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FROM: US military funds soft exoskeleton for enhanced soldiers
The history of nuclear technologies in Scotland has left a valuable repository of unique skills, which the independence debate has not touched upon. This expertise should not be allowed to fade away
The Scottish chief executive of UK manufacturers’ association EEF claims that independence could turn Scotland into an economic wasteland.
Next stop, UK: Stuart Nathan talks to Klaus-Dieter Rennert about Hitachi’s plans for the UK and Europe, as well as the industrial giant’s focus on growth in the rail and medical sectors
Despite the economic upturn, the strain of debt on the manufacturing sector’s smallest firms remains severe, says Mark Burgess, Chief Operations Officer at Debt Guard Solicitors.