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Material of the month – silicon carbide

It occurs in the extremely rare mineral moissanite, and has been used in various applications from LEDS and composite armour to automotive parts. This month, Anna Ploszajski explores silicon carbide

Talking 3D printing and innovation with Renishaw engineer Lucy Ackland

Lucy Ackland, a Project Manager at Renishaw, discusses her early career in engineering and bringing together academia and industry

How can the UK close the Valley of Death gap?

Natalie Daniels presents expert opinion on the ‘valley of death’ funding gap and the process between innovation and commercialisation

Automation in materials preparation and manufacture

Khai Trung Le speaks with Struers’ Lee Cobb on automation in materials preparation and manufacture

Is Saudi Arabia going solar?

The world’s largest oil exporter is making its first steps into large-scale solar power generation, as Simon Frost found out