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

Small firms miss out on tax credits

Around a quarter of all small businesses are unaware that they can claim tax relief on R&D spending, according to an expert from Deloitte

Electric drives keep growing

Electric drives sales in Western Europe may exceed £1.65 billion by 2012, according to consultancy Frost & Sullivan

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.

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3D printed PPE

Stratasys has announced a global mobilisation of the company’s 3D printing ...