Researchers have developed an autopilot device to control and optimise the movement of kites that harness energy generated by wind.
Over two thirds of England’s small and medium manufacturers expect to increase investment in new technology, machinery or premises in a bid to improve their productivity.
Researchers have developed an electronic medical device that dissolves after administering its treatment.
Siemens this week confirmed its plan to divest its ocean power business, including Bristol-based Marine Current Turbines (MCT), which it acquired in full in early 2012.
With police this week warning a House of Lords committee that off-the-shelf “drones” are being used to harass people, there are growing calls for tighter regulations to prevent criminal use of the technology. Are these concerns justified?
An underwater robot has helped scientists produce the first high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice floes.
Remotely-controlled magnetic nanoparticles could be the key to improving the healing of damaged bone, according to researchers from Keele and Nottingham Universities
Geotechnical specialist Fugro has been awarded one of the offshore wind industry’s largest ever seabed investigation contracts.
Biomedical engineers are examining failure mechanisms in powered lower limb prosthetics in order to develop a new generation of more robust devices.
Pelamis Wave Power Limited has gone into administration after failing to secure the funds required to further develop its marine energy solution.
Researchers have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal using customised structures that offset distortions caused by aberrating layers.
A Cambridge start-up believes its flexible solar panelling solution could fundamentally change the landscape of solar installation in the commercial sector.
Chemicals group Ineos is investing £640m into the production and exploration of shale gas in the UK.
Lockheed Martin’s Revolutionary Technology team admits its new fusion reactor is at a very early stage, but sets out the reasons it is optimistic
Britain needs to rethink its plans for the existing rail network if HS2 is to deliver maximum benefit for the country’s northern cities, the project’s new chairman said yesterday.
Britain’s commercial aerospace industry can sustain and build on its global market share with a three-pronged set of measures aimed at improving tax incentives.
Five manufacturers are planning to launch electric taxis in time for the 2018 start of London’s switchover to zero-emissions vehicles
One of the firms proposing a Thames Estuary airport has welcomed the Airports Commission’s decision to further study the idea before finalising its shortlist of recommendations next year.
A Thames Estuary airport remains on the cards despite having many of the same problems as other proposals that have already been dismissed.