New £28m UK research hub aims to drive electrical revolution

Researchers who will work closely with industry to address key manufacturing challenges in the production of electrical machines in sectors including aerospace, high value automotive and energy

New aerospace funding to see smart plane tech take to the skies

Around £8m of new financing aims to help develop technologies such as electric planes and smart systems

£10m for offshore wind pioneers

DECC is encouraging innovators to enter two competitions worth £10 million in a bid to cut the costs of offshore wind power. The new investment follows two successful rounds of the Government’s offshore wind innovation scheme and is calling on new ideas from companies in oil and gas, aerospace and manufacturing. Up to £7 million, […]

China and US open energy technology centre

The US and China have opened an energy technology centre in Beijing to support the growth of the aviation industry. The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) and Boeing, a US aerospace company, will look at refining waste cooking oil into sustainable aviation biofuel as part of its first project. Often described as “gutter oil” […]