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With environmental concerns at the forefront of everyone’s mind, the automotive industry is under a lot of pressure. The manufacture and maintenance of cars has a lot to answer for in terms of fossil fuel emissions. In recent years however... Read more

Industry is changing a lot these days. New concepts and systems pop-up continuously, and due to companies’ need to implement the best technology, a lot of things will change in a relatively short span of time... Read more

AMable, a part of the EU Horizon 2020 programme that is looking to speed up the adoption of 3D printing has announced the third open call grant of €450,000 for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) using additive manufacturing... Read more

An alliance of CEOs and leading figures from large businesses in the Nordic region, have met with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries in Reykjavik to discuss collaborative approaches to managing the challenges of sustainability... Read more

Novotek UK and Ireland, the industrial automation and digital transformation expert, will again team-up with GE Digital to deliver an industrial digitalisation discovery day in Manchester, UK. It follows successful days in Northampton, UK, and... Read more

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, worked with engine manufacturing company Cobra Aero, based in Michigan, USA, to optimise its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines. After working with Renishaw to develop new... Read more

Food fraud costs the industry around €30-billion a year globally. With the number of cooperation requests by the EU Food Fraud Network jumping 30% in 2018, counterfeiters continue to pose a major threat to food innovation and consequently economic... Read more

The UEone from UK charging start-up Urban Electric Networks is the world's first pop-up charge point and aims to solve the problem of charging for the 50% of urban electric vehicle drivers that park on-street at night... Read more

Refitting old North Sea platforms to act as pumping stations for self-contained CO2 storage sites would be 10 times cheaper than decommissioning the structures. Read more

Italian 3D printer manufacturer ROBOZE has created a fully 3D printed skateboard. Made to demonstrate one aspect of the applications of ROBOZE’s materials which “Print Strong Like Metal,” the board was developed in partnership with Impact Surf Shop. Read more

Fortaco Group, a global provider of technology, vehicle cabins, steel fabrications and vehicle assemblies for heavy off-highway equipment and marine industries, has been investing heavily over the past decade in technologically advanced production... Read more

Polish company Biotrem is paving the way for a new wave in the development of waste-free products with the invention of edible plates and cutlery. Made entirely of vegetable products, such as wheat bran, the dishes are edible and biodegradable in... Read more

Smart building technology and innovative electrification solutions have made the once traditional Generali Arena at FK Austria Vienna a modern sporting showcase for connected, safe and energy efficient spaces... Read more

It has been 35 years since the first instance of what we now think of as additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing. Lauded for its rapid production speed and minimal waste, the process is becoming a staple of product prototyping. However, there... Read more

Germany's wealthiest state, North Rhine-Westphalia, in the far west of the country, has launched a new AddSteel project. Funded by NRW Leitmarkt, the project will set about developing new function-adapted steel materials for use in additive... Read more

The European Union is to fund a new project through its Horizon 2020 programme that is looking to revolutionise underground mining through development of a “bio-inspired, modular and reconfigurable robot-miner” that can access small and difficult... Read more

The islands of Heligoland and Düne, some 65 km off the northern coast of Germany, are famous for their undisturbed natural beauty, stunning red cliffs, bathing beaches, many sea birds and a unique maritime history... Read more

The US energy tech company Wildcat Discovery Technologies and Slovakian energy group InoBat have announced plans to construct a 100 MWh production line for electric car batteries in the eastern European country. Construction is scheduled to begin in Read more

The French minister for agriculture, Didier Guillaume, has hit back at US President Donald Trump's threat last week to impose a tax on French wines, describing the move as "completely moronic." Read more

3D printer manufacturer Formlabs is to open its first development centre outside the US in Hungary. The Boston-based company will invest 2-billion forints (€6.14-million) in the facility. Read more

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