Technology and Innovation

Nestlé in partnership with XPO Logistics, has invested £55 million in constructing its first robot-run distribution centre which is scheduled to be completed by 2020. more

Nokia has launched three new services to support operators in bringing 5G-based services to the market faster. more

Three global technology firms will be investing £2.3bn in the UK over the next few years, creating 1600 new jobs. more

Telia, Ericsson and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology join forces to build an arena for 5G to be tested and develop 5G in Sweden. more

H&M group announce two innovative technology features during Stockholm Fashion Tech Talks, a conference discussing digitisation in the fashion industry. more

A new version of its award-winning flagship ghTrack service will deliver to carriers unprecedented control over supply chain data sharing with their customers. more

Greentech's remediation specialist, Eko Harden Technologies announces that its innovative, in-situ EKOGRID electro kinetic oxidation technology has been approved by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Waste Management division. more

Fortum has signed an agreement with Swedish electric vehicles manufacturer Clean Motion, to develop a battery swap system tailored specially for light electric vehicles. more

Swedish energy group, Vattenfall, makes an ambitious first move into the British electric vehicle charging market with the launch of InCharge, the innovative “any-driver-can-use” infrastructure concept. more

Wärtsilä and VR Group, a national railway operator owned by the Finnish State, extend their partnership as Wärtsilä begins to recondition the engines of diesel locomotives. more

The European Union will provide a boost to the European defence industry by injecting funds of €500 million in 2019 and 2020 to the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP). more

Umeå municipality in Sweden has announced that VDL Bus & Coach is the winner of the tender for 25 electric buses. more

Biomimetics moves into the field of robotics: Festo, the leading supplier of automation equipment, has unveiled two new lightweight robotic concepts, inspired by nature. more

Wood-based construction has been receiving growing attention thanks to the environmental benefits it offers, and additive manufacturing is making this an increasingly viable option. more

Siemens announces partnership with Clean Motion AB, a manufacturer of the electric vehicle Zbee, which will help enable Clean Motion to build and maintain a digital factory using Siemens’ technology and solutions. more

The project, Smartpur, is a project set up by Nokia to develop 500 digitally integrated and sustainable villages in India in line with the government's vision of a Digital India. more

Fujikura Europe, will be launching the new CT50 Optical Fibre Cleaver, an improved complete cleaving product, offering increased operability and maintainability compared to any other cleaver of its kind on the market today. more

The Irish company signs agreement with Volkswagen to supply Touareg with navigation, mapping and map updates, route guidance, news, traffic, weather, fuel and parking information, as well as Wi-Fi and internet radio streaming. more

Tetra Pak has launched a product that will increase efficiency for ice-cream producers. Its new Extrusion Wheel produces stick ice-cream that can include larger-sized ingredients. more

Need a sandwich? Why take precious time out of your lunch to get one when you can get a robot to get it for you. more


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