Business News

class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Harry Swan named as one of the UK’s top 100 manufacturing role models

  • Written by : Thomas Swan press release

Managing Director receives prestigious award.

Harry Swan, Managing director of Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd, a 4th generation chemical manufacturing firm based in Consett, North East England, has been named by The Manufacturer Top 100 report as one of the UK’s most inspirational individuals within UK manufacturing.Harry receives his award.	(Photograph © The Manufacturer)


class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd to advance graphene commercialisation capabilities

  • Written by Haydale

Haydale, the company focused on the commercialisation of graphenes and other nanomaterials, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire EPL Composite Solutions (EPL), a specialist in the design, development and commercialisation of advanced composite polymer materials both in the UK and overseas. This acquisition will maximise EPL’s access to the nano-enhanced composites market and is expected to significantly boost Haydale’s sales potential. Haydale’s patented low temperature plasma process: Nanomaterials are introduced into the rotating reactor drum and interact with the plasma generated by the electrode at centre.


class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" The Bionic Clinician: This event promises to provide a tantalising glimpse of what the future may hold

  • Written by Ottilia Saxl


The Bionic Clinician

January 20th, 10.00am, The Royal Society of Medicine, London

Register at: http://www.techUK-e.Net/bionic.aspx

- How will the human-machine interface deliver care and treatment in the future? -

Healthcare delivery in the modern setting is increasingly complex, and technology will bring with it Human-Machine interfaces that will increase the dependency between Clinicians and Machines.

A Clinicians great skill is to 'Sense the Patient' when making life changing decisions.
The iDoctor, the 'Bionic Clinician', will support the human Clinician enabling better decision making improving patient care and treatment.

This event examines the breakthrough technologies that will enable this vision


class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO

  • Written by Innovnano press release

Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides

Innovnano (, an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, has developed a range of nanostructured AZO (aluminium-doped zinc oxide) specifically for the production of high density sputtering targets. These AZO sputtering targets provide researchers with a highly optimised and cost-effective tool for the development of next generation transparent conducting oxide (TCO) thin films, applicable to numerous research areas ranging from solar cells to conducting glass. Innovnano’s AZO sputtering targets have high electrical conductivity, enhanced mechanical and thermal properties and improved target lifetimes, ideally designed to aid researchers in advancing thin film research.Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO