The SED Technology Hub is under development but when live will allow members to access information and articles on each of the technology sectors within the hub (Transport, Packaging, Energy, Manufacturing, Consumer Products and Medical) and allow members to access articles on the supporting technologies (Legislation/REACH, Education/Training, Best Practice and Metrology/Measurement).
A UK-based research consortium from the Universities of Ulster and Warwick is building an eco-friendly Formula 3 racing car. They are making use of bio-resins and bio-composites to make a lighter structure and reduce fuel use.
A report on carbon capture and storage as part of the energy materials series from Materials UK. There are three main technologies available - post-combustion, oxy-combustion and pre-combustion - all of which are being considered for use in the UK.
The Departments of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London, UK, have been awarded roughly £5.5m by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to set up a national Centre for Structural Ceramics we discuss the plans.