Millions of litres of water lost from leaking underground pipes could be saved through an innovative solution developed by pioneering technology company FIDO Tech and University of the West of Scotland (UWS) academics.
The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland and the world’s largest aerospace company have officially opened a new research and development facility within the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland.
A “state-of-the-art” new centre involving University of Strathclyde, will help Scottish businesses explore the potential of ‘cobots’ – the next generation of robots trained to work cooperatively and more closely with humans.
A new form of lightweight, impact-resistant plastic-based ‘honeycomb’ structures which can sense when they have been damaged could find use in new forms of ‘smart’ prosthetics and medical implants, its inventors suggest.
Work is progressing at pace to refurbish and kit-out the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland’s newest facility at Westway Park in Renfrew, part of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland.
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