The latest news from the fast-moving world of engineering design, including the latest innovations, applications and research information.

Synergy for success

The Engineering Physics Group of the Institute of Physics is organising a one day conference to be held in London on October 5th 2006 on the subject of the essential synergy between engineering and ...

GE and RCA name winning auto designs of the future

Vehicle designs for the emerging Chinese market and new ideas for the unique properties of plastics scooped the top awards on April 6 at the GE sponsored Royal College of Art PLASTicon competition.

Innovation investment conference cancelled

The Invest in Innovation conference scheduled for November 16th 2005 has had to be cancelled because of lack of interest. Anyone who had something they very much wanted to say is invited to say it in ...

Global Warming: is CO2 the real culprit?

A retired scientist, but one who should definitely know what he is talking about, is questioning whether global warming is due to increased carbon dioxide, or caused by other human induced effects.

Toilet seat wins design accolade

Paul Pankhurst, founder and chairman of PDD told guests at an awards ceremony that "the only thing we can sell back to the Chinese is innovation", just before first prize was given to the young ...

Major players sign up for MDT Forum

Major suppliers, together with clinicians, NHS professionals and venture capital specialists have confirmed their involvement in the MDT Innovation Forum to be held in Olympia 2, London on July 6th ...

50 000 euros for good idea for satellite navigation

European entrepreneurs, small businesses, academia and research institutes have the chance to win business development support worth 50 000 euros if they can come up with the best idea for an ...

Inventor's champion passes on

It is with the deepest regret that we have to report the sudden death of Professor David Nicholas MBE, long time champion of struggling inventors and the originator of The Virtual Company.

A triumph for invention

A machine for setting out and picking up traffic cones was joint winner of the Excelsior Trophy at this years British Inventors Society Awards at London's Alexandra Palace

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