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Flying racing car makes first flight

Historic global premiere of world’s first electric flying racing cars, with three remotely piloted global races to take place in 2021.


SMAC shakes up aerospace test abilities

Aerospace application specialist, SMAC has expanded its test capabilities with two new shakers to ensure all measurements are highly accurate and meet their customers' exacting standards.


SnapEDA and DesignSpark launch new design platform

SnapEDA, the first search engine for electronics design, and DesignSpark, an online design community and resource centre for design engineers, are launching a new collaboration to help engineers ...




AMRC gives legs to exercise prototype

Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has helped a local businessman build a prototype to aid airline passengers with leg exercises.



Kistler launches KiBox2 powertrain analysis

Swiss measurement specialist Kistler has released the successor to its KiBox powertrain diagnostics system, which now features hybrid and full electric capability.


Hydrogen coach project builds speed

A pan-European research programme exploring hydrogen power for passenger coaches has added Coventry University to its list of partners.





Sellafield waste deal gets extended

The manufacturer of large steel boxes for containing nuclear waste has agreed to extend the existing contract it has with Sellafield Limited.





UK CubeSat to hitch SpaceX ride

A CubeSat developed at the University of Manchester is set to be launched on SpaceX’s CRS-22 mission on June 3rd from Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.





Torque vectoring study promises EV boost

New research from the University of Surrey has shown how a novel technique for torque vectoring could improve the range and safety of electric vehicles.



IET marks 150th anniversary

May 17 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, an organisation that now spans 153 countries.


Graphene sensor plays it cool

A UK-developed graphene Hall effect sensor has been put through its paces at extreme low temperatures and magnetic field strengths.

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Design, Online

Eureka! launches 'Design, Online', a new webinar event featuring five leading ...