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Engineers name top challenges when innovating
We spoke to a variety of businesses at Advanced Engineering 2019 to get their view on the biggest challenges to overcome when innovating.
UK engineering companies are potentially missing out on R&D funding each year
Engineering companies in the UK are potentially missing out on over £10 billion of R&D funding each year, new research has revealed.
SUVs could offset benefits from electric cars
Based on countries’ stated intentions, targets and existing measures, the rises in greenhouse gases slow but do not peak before 2040.
Self-driving bus demonstrated in Glasgow ahead of launch
The prototype self-driving bus was shown off at a trade show in Glasgow ahead of next years planned roll-out across the Forth Road Bridge.
Virtual reality can help ease chronic pain, study suggests
A proof-of-concept trial by Imperial College London found that immersing people in VR scenes of the Arctic helped to ease their pain.
Optimism collapses among SME manufacturers over Brexit uncertainty
The latest SME trend survey by the CBI found that customers remain cautious.
Morrisons removes black plastic from own-brand packaging
Morrisons remove black plastic from their own brand packaging. This move will make almost 4,000 tonnes of packaging more easily recyclable.
Mars launching vegan versions of Galaxy chocolate bars
The firm is the first major mainstream confectionery brand to offer a plant-based alternative to milk chocolate.