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One of the first biologic drugs, Insulin, was commercialised by Eli Lilly in 1982 to extend the lives of diabetes patients. Now, there are over 2,700 biologic drugs available, which are changing the lives of patients with diseases such as cancer, rhe Read more

Let’s face it. With all kinds of technology at our fingertips, we take a lot for granted. Day in and day out we use and benefit from many devices, but we usually don’t appreciate them until they malfunction or break.  One device we use the most... Read more

Munich-based drone startup Lilium is now seeking regulatory safety approval for the all-electric vertical take-off and landing passenger taxis, a world first... Read more

From nuclear fuel pellets, hard metals and batteries to confectionery, almost anything is possible with the R55 industrial rotary press. Having made its debut at this year’s POWTECH 2019 event, the R55 is a leap forward in industrial compaction. Read more

With more than 620,000 visitors, bauma 2019, the trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, saw the best results in the exhibition’s 65-year history. Read more

Global engineering company Renishaw has collaborated with two advanced technology companies to demonstrate the advantages of additive manufacturing (AM) in the production of spinal implants. By working with Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) and... Read more

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company redefining global composites manufacturing through digitalisation, today announced a partnership with boutique bike manufacturer Franco Bicycles  to deliver the world’s first 3D printed, continuous carbon fibre... Read more

Land Life Company, a reforestation company, and oil giant Royal Dutch Shell today announced the launch of a new, data-driven reforestation project in the Castilla y León region of Spain. Read more

The winners of the international SET Award 2019 for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection have been selected: Enapter (Germany) in the category Low-Carbon Energy Production... Read more

Twenty years ago, few people would have even heard of 3D printing. It’s the kind of technology that would have at best seemed like a work of science fiction, akin to the replicators aboard the Enterprise on Star Trek: The Next Generation... Read more

UK-based aerospace firm Reaction Engines announced that its Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engines (SABRE) technology has passed an important developmental milestone. Read more

Aimtec, a consulting and technology company in Pilsen, Czech Republic, is introducing a new platform: aimtec.cloud. This expands its portfolio of products that are available in both on-premise and, newly, cloud versions. Through this step, Aimtec... Read more

Tetra Pak has today announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. Read more

A research project which aims to harness the wasted solar energy absorbed by buildings has been launched by a consortium of 13 partners – including AkzoNobel. Read more

The 2018 Engineering UK State of Engineering report states that the engineering industry employs over 5.6 million people in the UK. However, the report also highlights an annual shortfall of up to 59,000 engineering graduates and technicians to... Read more

With more than 6,000 exhibiting companies and more than 200,000 visitors every year, HANNOVER MESSE is the world’s leading tradeshow for industrial technology. To maintain its leading position in the age of digitalisation, HANNOVER MESSE will... Read more

As technology develops, rules surrounding vehicle equipment must evolve too. Therefore, relevant HGVs and other commercial vehicles registered from 15 June 2019 will be legally required to have smart tachographs fitted. The features found in this... Read more

Today’s plant automation systems provide transparent monitoring of system status, plus tools such as condition monitoring or predictive maintenance – all help to reduce unscheduled downtime. However, what about brownfield installations with legacy... Read more

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Technology has played its part in improving the efficiency of the jewellery design and manufacturing process. But which types of specific technology have transformed the sector? Read more

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