Belgian research institute Imec is leading a €9m project aimed at developing smart textiles that can be manufactured in high volume.
The 30-year concession to run Britain’s first high-speed railway has been awarded to a consortium comprising Borealis Infrastructure and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for £2.1bn.
China Aviation Supplies Holding has signed an agreement to acquire 102 aircraft from Airbus, a deal that is likely to be worth more than $5bn to Britain’s economy.
Underwater robots operating in the Arctic could soon be able to communicate through ice for the first time thanks to work by a British firm.
Airbus and Rolls-Royce are helping investigate the engine failure that forced a Qantas aircraft to make an emergency landing in Singapore earlier today.
IECHP (UK and Eire) has attracted £3.7m investment to take forward its fuel-cell combined heat and power systems for the residential, commercial and light industrial markets
US Department of Energy scientists claim to have made transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area.
When the folks that ran the large government agency responsible for maintaining the environment were asked to think of ways in which they might save the taxpayers a few shillings, they came up with all sorts of bright ideas.
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