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Bosch launches robust barometric pressure sensor

?Until now, many barometric pressure sensors have not been resistant against liquids and thus it has been challenging to integrate them into waterproof products. To address this issue, Bosch ...


ABB unveils new cobots

ABB is expanding its collaborative robot (cobot) portfolio with the new GoFa and SWIFTI cobot families, offering higher payloads and speeds, to complement YuMi and Single Arm YuMi in ABB’s cobot ...



Tiny robots set to revolutionise medicine

Researchers from ETH Zurich – the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – are among the first scientists to have succeeded in propelling microvehicles against a fluid flow using ultrasound. In ...


igus product keeps robots alive

A leading industrial robotics company is continuing to breathe new life into old robots – thanks to a newly designed product from plastics experts igus.


Inspiring materials covered in new podcast

Leading research materials supplier, Goodfellow, has launched a new, all-purpose industry podcast focusing on discussions around the creation of innovative materials and their applications.




Goodfellow expands Green Production Initiative

Goodfellow, the global supplier of metals and materials for research and industry, has announced an expansion of its Green Production initiative, which promotes the use of environmentally sound ...



Renishaw technology helps INEOS TEAM UK

Renishaw has played a role in helping Sir Ben Ainslie and INEOS TEAM UK win a place in the PRADA America’s Cup World Series Final which starts on February 13th, 2021. INEOS TEAM UK will compete ...


Free 3M webinar

Webinar: Adhesives & Tapes for Bonding Plastics Thursday 4th February, 10am GMT


Bloodhound up for sale

?The Bloodhound Land Speed Record project has announced that it is looking for a new owner to take the team through to setting a new World Land Speed Record in 2022.


Fourier Intelligence and maxon join forces

maxon Group and Fourier Intelligence have announced that they are entering into a global strategic partnership. maxon's precision drive systems and the start-up Fourier's Intelligence’s ...


Babcock showcases military innovations

Babcock International, the aerospace and defence company, is presenting this week at Surface Warships 2021 (19-21 January). Traditionally held in London, the conference will be virtual this year as ...



Big energy savings with new polymer

Project reports more than 27% energy savings with newly developed styrenics based polymer, with enerfy savings increasing to two thirds when taking material production into account.



Scientists develop safer X-rays for children

European photonics scientists have developed a new ‘autocorrect’ image processing algorithm to reduce X-ray scatter, meaning children can receive safer, high contrast, low dose X-rays.





Award judges praise igus design

?A new plug-in connector from igus has won an ‘Excellent Product Design’ award in the prestigious German Design Awards 2021.



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Design, Online

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