Mouser Electronics and MATRIX Industries enter global distribution agreement

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with MATRIX Industries, the Silicon Valley materials science and thermal engineering pioneers committed to radically re-inventing the power equation for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables. Through the agreement, Mouser is now stocking MATRIX Mercury energy harvesting DC/DC boost converters and associated kits, perfect for IoT …

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FEFU scientists developed high-precision sensor based on laser-textured gold film

Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) with colleagues from Russia, Japan, and Australia have developed a multi-purpose sensor based on a specially designed gold film which surface contains millions of parabolic nanoantennas produced by femtosecond laser printing. The sensor identifies molecules at trace concentration detecting them in liquid and …

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Engineering profession calls for action to secure the UK’s future economy and society

The National Engineering Policy Centre, which includes the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and represents nearly half a million UK engineers, has published a manifesto for a prosperous and secure economy and society. It calls on government to work with the engineering community to invest in skills, innovation, digital …

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Siemens launches Digital Academy to nurture next generation of engineering and tech talent

Siemens has launched a new undergraduate sponsorship programme to discover, inspire and nurture the next generation of engineering and tech talent. The Digital Academy pays selected students £3,000-a-year from the second year of university as well as up to 12-weeks paid summer placement throughout the duration of their studies within …

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Metron4 is formally launched at the 10th Sensors & Instrumentation Live

This years’ Sensors & Instrumentation Live celebrated its 10th anniversary in style!! The show was a huge success, boasting over 60 specialist exhibitors from the worlds of sensors, measurement, monitoring and control, around 2,000 visitors, an Engineering Symposium and an Enterprise Hub, where key engineering institutions presented funding and training …

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Zeba Kazi Osmani wins IMechE Apprentice of the Year Award

Zeba Kazi Osmani, a manufacturing engineering apprentice at Rolls-Royce in Birmingham, has won the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Apprentice of the Year 2019 Award. The award was made at a special ceremony at the Institution’s headquarters in Westminster. In second place was Jeremy Blakey from Jaguar Land Rover and in …

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Pickering Interfaces presented with Queen’s Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in Overseas Sales

Pickering Interfaces was recently presented with a Queen’s Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years. Receiving the award from HM Lord Lieutenant, Mrs. Jennifer Tolhurst, Pickering CEO, Keith Moore commented: “Pickering is a family-run business and we are honoured to have won such a …

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Unified Engineering: Breaking down the silos between FEED and Detailed Design

In this article, Amish Sabharwal, Global head of Engineering, AVEVA, explains how Unified Engineering can reduce project costs by enabling multi-discipline teams to work concurrently in a common data-centric environment Back in the 1930s, a consortium called Six Companies Inc. won the right to build a concrete arch dam, costing …

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Calling all DAQ and data analysis specialists: Dstl seeks industry wargame partners

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is seeking potential new suppliers to help influence future wargame development. A free “Show and Tell” event is planned on 7 November with the agency’s partners at The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry. Wargames can be used to explore tactical, operational and strategic …

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SENSOR+TEST 2020: New Hall Combinations Buff Up Trade Fair

“The SENSOR+TEST is just the fair to give you an ideal overview of sensor and measuring technology. Compared to other events, we were able to make a lot of contacts here and establish successful business ties. No technical professional, who is looking for sensors or measuring technology, can get around …

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