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Company visits - would you like one?

Would you like to find out more information on what the Sensors and Instrumentation Team, and the wider KTN can do for your organisation? The Sensors Team can organise a company visit to gain a...

Cell Therapy Catapult Innovation Workshop

On 14 April, the Cell Therapy Catapult will launch its new collaboration workshop series aimed at bringing step-changes to the industry. The first session in the series will identify and...

Skin-Based Generators Scavenge Muscle Motion to Power Wearables

Using human skin as one of its charge-collectors, a new flexible generator converts muscle movements into enough power for small electronics. The postage-stamp-sized device takes advantage of...

Obesity-Fighting Implant Approved by FDA

A medical device company in Minnesota has had a big win . It can now sell its weight-loss implant in the heaviest country on the planet. In the Lancet’s list of nations with the most obese...

Something’s Fishy: New Device Sniffs Out Seafood Fraud

Appreciate a well-cooked tuna steak or salmon wrapped in a sushi roll? There’s a good chance the fish sitting on your plate or in your grocery store’s seafood case is not what its...

Smart Neural Stimulators Listen to the Body - Implanted devices sense vital statistics to deliver precisely tailored therapy

It’s an electrifying time to be in neuroscience. Using implanted devices that send pulses of electricity through the nervous system, physicians are learning how to influence the neural systems...

Wearables Polished and Primed at CES for a Connected Future

The wearable device proliferation of 2014 continued apace at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, with several device manufacturers showcasing different aesthetics for their devices, and...

Biogas monitoring for upgraded biomethane

By working with a range of partners worldwide, Geotech (UK) is involved in a range of projects at the cutting edge of biogas production and processing. The recent landmark deal agreed...

Next Generation Tools for DNA Diagnostics

!!! Deadline for the poster abstract submission has been extended to Monday 16th February 2015 !!! Pleased to announce that the workshop programme is now available...

Virtual reality and sensor tech will benefit patients of the future

Imagine a future where you no longer need to go to a doctor's surgery. Where you use virtual reality to readapt to the outside world after a bad experience, or to empathise with someone else's...

Huawei to step up wearables game with Android Wear device

Chinese technology giant Huawei is set to step up its wearable game by launching an Android Wear watch. The company will unveil at least one wearable product, likely to be the Android Wear...

Xelflex fabric uses light to detect moves

UK-based Cambridge Consultants has shown off a smart clothing technology which turns the very fabric of clothing into sensors. The Xelflex technology uses fibre-optic strands woven directly...

Micro and Nanotechnology for Sensor Development - Academic Directory Submission Form

Following the production of the Academic Directory detailing research centres and departments involved in micro and nanotechnology research for sensor development and the corresponding map, an...

Launch: Combined Positioning Alternative Signalling - 100% funded £4M Competition

Future Railway have launched a fully funded £ 4 m competition titled COMPASS.  COMbined Positioning Alternative Signalling System (COMPASS) is a system that is being...

IoT Industry Partner Sought by CENSIS

There is an opportunity for manufacturing or logistics companies based in Scotland to partner with CENSIS on an IoT demonstrator project. This project seeks to demonstrate the potential...

Slides from the Intelligent Sensing Programme 41 - Automotive

  The UK sensors and Instrumentation community descended on the Williams Conference Centre, Grove in late 2014 to hear and discuss the latest advances and drivers for innovation in the...

Synaptec Sensor Attracting Attention

A spin-out from Strathclyde University is attracting attention from utility companies for its sensor that could cut the cost of deploying electrical “smart grids”. The Synaptec sensor,...

Funding Opportunities with the Agri-Tech Catalyst

The Agri-Tech Catalyst offers funding for collaborative projects, taking innovative ideas from any sector or discipline with the potential to provide an economic boost to the UK agri-tech...

Liquid Crystals and New Manufacturing Processes Transform Frequency Selective Surface Performance

The following report was produced by The Centre for EO Instrumentation and Space Technology. Frequency selective surfaces (FSS) are periodic structures in either one or two dimensions (i.e....
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New Opportunities for Agritechnology: Developing Engineering Solutions for the Horticulture and Potato Food Chain

Friday 19th July 2013, Begbroke Science Park, Oxford, OX5 1PF, 9.00-15.00 The Technology...

Wearable sensor maps disaster areas in real time

A sensor that digitally maps the area through which the wearer is moving, in real time, has...

International conference on global sensor developments in the water cycle

September 9 -10, 2013 - Assen, The Netherlands The Sensors4Water conference is...