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Exhibit at Nano4Industry4.0 event

KTN is inviting nanotechnology and 3d printing companies and research organizations to exhibit their novel nano-scale technologies at Nano4Industry4.0. Exhibition slots will be offered...

£200m of innovation funding on offer– Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event

Innovation is crucial for your businesses to compete and to help create and maintain your market lead. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents fresh...

Opportunity to exhibit at Advanced Materials Innovation Showcase

Following the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) successful Materials Innovation Showcase at LCV 2015, there is another opportunity for innovative SMEs with advanced materials solutions for the...

Fibre Recycling Symposium June 2017 - Call for Papers

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University Date: 7 th  & 8 th  June 2017 Following the 5 th  International Fibre Recycling Symposium in San Francisco, USA, the next...

New £15M Innovate UK R&D competition is open to all UK companies

Innovate UK is investing up to £15M in innovative R&D projects through the first of its 'open' funding competitions. The competition is open to the best business-led ideas or concepts,...

Bioactive film improves how implants bond with bone

Researchers have developed a technique for coating polymer implants with a bioactive film that significantly increases bonding between the implant and surrounding bone in an animal model. ...

Drum beats from a one atom thick graphite membrane

Researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, have demonstrated the ability to manipulate the vibrations of a drum of nanometre scale thickness — realizing the world's...

New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner

Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing.   Conventional...

Novel capping strategy improves stability of perovskite nanocrystals

Perovskite materials have shown great promise for use in next-generation solar cells, light-emitting devices (LEDs), sensors, and other applications, but their instability remains a critical...

Nanosubs are good to glow

The next generation of nanosubmarines being developed at Rice University in the US has been upgraded with tags that fluoresce longer, which enables the submersibles to be tracked for greater...

Women in innovation: apply for infocus funding award

Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed.   Innovate UK has up to £200,000 and a...

Funding competition: connected digital additive manufacturing

Innovate UK is investing up to £4.5m in collaborative industrial research projects that stimulate innovation in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.   The aim of...

Imagineers 2016 - Industrial viewing

We'd love to see you at our Degree Show Industrial viewing: 15th June 2016, at 5:30 - 9pm, General Entry: 16th & 17th June, 10am - 6pm At the People's Palace, Queen Mary...

Quantum sensors for high-precision magnetometry of superconductors

Scientists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel have developed a new method that has enabled them to image magnetic fields on the...

Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production

Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields.   To come to grips with this serious issue,...

Clay nanotube-biopolymer composite scaffolds for tissue engineering

The fabrication of a prototype tissue having functional properties close to the natural ones is crucial for effective transplantation.   Tissue engineering scaffolds are...

Funding competition: manufacturing and materials

Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovation projects in manufacturing and/or materials. These projects will focus on identified technical or commercial challenges. Innovate UK will...

Little ANTs: researchers build the world’s tiniest engine

Researchers have developed the world’s tiniest engine – just a few billionths of a metre in size – which uses light to power itself. The nanoscale engine, developed by researchers at the...

Nanoparticles present sustainable way to grow food crops

  Scientists are working diligently to prepare for the expected increase in global population - and therefore an increased need for food production - in the coming decades. A...

Nano-magnets produce three-dimensional images

Conventional 3D displays, such as stereo displays with glasses and glass-free autostereoscopic displays, show two-dimensional images for each eye. Therefore users experience incongruity and...
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Thu 30 Jun 2016

Second UK Industrial Surface Engineering Event: Present and Future

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OPEN one day conference This industrial conference day will be chaired by Professor Jose L. Endrino and it is intended for UK and international engineers and other professionals, from the...

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Thu 30 Jun 2016

Future Directions for Lightweight Materials and Structures Conference

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Fri 01 Jul 2016

DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE WITH ELASTOMERS

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