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

Low-cost, self-cleaning coating

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has collaborated on a project to advance the development of a low-cost, self-cleaning coating technology for industrial filter membranes.

Innovation funding for game-changing ideas

Through Innovate UK’s smart grants, UK businesses can access new government innovation funding that will provide support for game-changing ideas from any sector and help turn them towards major ...

3D printed titanium mountain bike components

Global engineering company Renishaw is working with mountain bike brand Atherton Bikes to produce additively manufactured titanium lugs for the company’s bike frames.

Customising CAD

MIT researchers have devised a technique that ‘reverse engineers’ complex 3D computer-aided design (CAD) models, making them far easier for users to customise for manufacturing and 3D printing ...

Precisely fitting 3D printed bone implants

Cancerous tumours, infections or bad fractures can make it necessary to surgically remove bones and insert implants in their place. In collaboration with European partners, scientists from German ...

Dassault Systèmes introduces SOLIDWORKS 2019

Dassault Systèmes has announced the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2019, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and engineering applications.SOLIDWORKS 2019 is said to deliver enhancements and ...

IET launches women in engineering exhibition

A thought-provoking exhibition will be launched at IET London: Savoy Place which celebrates and showcases women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The launch coincides with ...

Robot masters human balancing act

Engineers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin have successfully demonstrated a novel approach to human-like balance in a biped robot.

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EDS rocks!

Global engineering group Sandvik will showcase its cutting-edge 3D-printed ...