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Do you have ideas that could help revitalise oil & gas exploration?

Energy Transition Group
The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has launched a 'Call for Ideas' to find innovative technology concepts for ‘Revitalising Exploration’ in the UKCS.

A self-healing material supports electronics

Materials World magazine
A polymer that is transparent, stretchable and touch-sensitive can self-heal in water. Idha Valeur reports.

Chrome-free protection against corrosion

Materials World magazine
A new inhibitor could provide safer and better corrosion protection. Idha Valeur reports.

Reuseable polymer membrane quickly filters oil and water

Materials World magazine
A membrane has been developed that can separate oil from water without ruining the filter, to clean up large oil spills and improve wastewater treatments. Idha Valeur finds out more.

Combatting construction waste with colour-coded bins

Materials World magazine
Colour-coded bins are helping reduce the amount of construction waste going to landfill. Idha Valeur reports.