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Aston preps Intellectual Property savvy students Read More
Surrey uses crowdfunding to give ideas a lift-off

Surrey uses crowdfunding to give ideas a lift-off

Here’s an interesting one. The University of Surrey is adopting a a crowdfunding platform to give enterprising students and staff the opportunity to get their ideas off the ground.

It’s done in partnership with the company Crowdfunder.

The idea is that any University of Surrey student, club or…

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Making organic semiconductors more efficient

Making organic semiconductors more efficient

A team from the University of Bath, collaborating with scientists in Germany and The Netherlands, is addressing some of the existing problems associated with using organic semiconductors, traditionally less efficient at conducting electricity…

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Bristol tunnels its way to Quantum Engineering Technology Labs Read More
Leeds wins the RAEng ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs’ Award

Leeds wins the RAEng ERA Foundation Entrepreneurs’ Award

Four businesses spun out of UK universities will receive funding, mentoring and support from The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub.

The four entities are:

Dr Matthew Murray, University of Leeds, Ultramatis anti-counterfeiting implantation
Dr George Frodsham, University College London, MediSieve magnetic haemofiltration for malaria
Dr Peiman Hosseini…

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Newcastle crowd sources legal drone flight info

Newcastle crowd sources legal drone flight info

AppMovement.com is a website created by Newcastle University where designers can propose and develop mobile applications.

They are being urged to help grow an app for drone flyers which helps to keep them informed of locations where it is legal and safe-to-fly drones.

There is an increasing…

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Cardiff University studies compound semiconductors Read More
Robotic guides aid firefighters

Robotic guides aid firefighters

A potentially life-saving application of robotics has been developed by Sheffield Hallam University and King’s College London, with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Essentially, a small mobile robot equipped with tactile sensors would lead the way, with the firefighter following a metre or…

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