World-leading scientists will push the boundaries of studies on how to deflect asteroids and manipulate space debris, as the University of Strathclyde gets set to transform international space research.
The Bloodhound project to showcase the best of UK engineering was exhibited at an event held by design and technology consultancy Cambridge Design Partnership with the business network for Cambridge’s technology hub,Cambridge Network,
European HiPEAC (High-Performance Embedded Architecture and Compilation) network presents a strong technology transfer strategy with three new programs and incentives at a total of €80million for three years. It will offer 20 tech transfer awards, 50 Tetracom and 150 I4MS awards yearly.
Technology is widely seen by most countries as one of the key industries for the 21st century, not only as a key sector in itself for generating economic output and employment, but also for underpinning the growth of other industries - everything from defence to healthcare to financial services. Yet despite its importance, it has not been an industry that has traditionally had a high profile in the UK compared to other sectors such as financial services, media, fashion and going further back, manufacturing, writes KPMG Technology Sector head Trevor Aw in 'Tech Monitor UK'
Researchers in China discover a metals combination with great potential for nextgen memory-storage devices, which will use "phase-change" memory instead of Flash memory. At the University of Minnnesota, a new shape changing non-degrading tri-metal crystal is potentially of use in jet engines, space vehicles and electronics
The UK Government’s Patent Box scheme could lead to a rise in innovation in the UK according to a new report from innovative technology and design consultancy Cambridge Design Partnership and international patent and trade mark attorney firm Marks & Clerk.
Silicon Valley based Priza Technologies has applied for a patent to a process that splits zero point space into negative and positive parts achieved by accelerating particles from a speed below the speed of light, to a speed of above the speed of light.
"The idea of remote working was just such a revelation!" A year ago, Elizabeth Duncan, the early inspired, motivator of what IT practically could achieve for remote working communities and sensing all the magic potential of JANET, the Universities' Joint Academic Network, managed to find time to complete a first draft of her embryonic book 'Shoot the Managers.'
Out of this year’s top 10 brands, seven come from the tech sector, while four tech brands make up this year’s top five rising brands: Facebook (#52, +43%), Google (#2, +34%), Apple (#1, +28%), and Amazon, (#19, +27%).Technology dominates as the most valuable sector overall, with a combined brand value at $443.154 billion
CM (Co-ordinate Metrology) – that uses a co-ordinated system to describe the movements of a measuring machine – is used almost universally in manufacturing industries, wherever components must be made to a high degree of accuracy.
The home of tartan, macintosh, Harris tweed and and quality cashmere knitwear deserves a Border's centre of excellence for high-tech fabrics, as the tide turns for the industry. Johnstons of Elgin, for one, backs the plans for a £4m centre at Heriot-Watt Galashiels campus, home to its textiles and design school.
Online learners around the world are offered the chance to study the work of Professor Peter Higgs, the Edinburgh particle physicist who backed and discovered the boson, as part of a free seven week course.
Time for a careful working re-think as big companies distribute the tools that turn potential workers into free volunteers, who contribute time and data, while the companies profit, and at worst pay for a short one or two month contract.
The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in Scotland has reported on inequalities in accessing Modern Apprenticeships where Scottish Governments flagship training programme excludes women and disabled workers.
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