Navigation Links
Safer and more sustainable materials for manufacturing
Date:2/12/2014

Manufacturing industries rely on a supply of raw materials; increasingly these are rare, expensive, difficult to source, and subject to regulation. A 10.3 million grant, awarded to researchers today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will be used to find safer, more sustainable alternatives. The energy, automotive, aerospace, and construction industries, amongst others, will benefit from this investment. Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, said: "As one of the eight great technologies of the future, Advanced Materials will ensure safer and more sustainable development of resources to boost the capability of UK manufacturing. This investment in research will help keep the UK ahead in the global race for exciting manufacturing innovations." The four successful winning research projects are led by UCL (University College London), the University of Bristol, the University of Surrey, and the University of York, with industry partners adding a further 2.8 million of investment. The research teams will assess the viability of using different, replacement materials in the manufacturing supply chain, considering their properties, cost, performance, and scalability. They will investigate how production processes or technology will need to adapt to using these newer materials. By the end of the study the research will enable manufacturers to adopt alternatives.

The projects are:

  • Examining alternatives for transparent conducting oxide materials, used in window coatings, solar power panels, phones and computers, from nanoparticle dispersions, inks and thin films. Researchers will replace tin, which is expensive and indium, which is scarce, with common elements like titanium, aluminium and zinc. Led by UCL.

  • Developing new active materials for photovoltaic solar cells based on abundant and low cost elements. The research aims at replacing key elements such as gallium, indium, cadmi
    '/>"/>

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Less-Invasive Surgery for Esophageal Cancer Might Be Safer
2. Safer kidney cancer surgery under-used for poorer, sicker Medicare, Medicaid patients
3. OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center develops new, safer method for making vaccines
4. Planting the right messages may make farms safer
5. Safer Grilling Methods Might Cut Cancer Risk
6. Human factors researcher pushes for safer gas fireplaces
7. Approval of Safer Alternative to Pradaxa Delayed by FDA
8. Researcher Calls for Safer Glass-Fronted Gas Fireplaces: Burn Threat Remains
9. Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety: The Path to a Safer PCA Pump - Improving Patient Safety with Integrated Capnography
10. AFTS Labs Partners With Physicians To Complement NY's Mandated I-STOP Tracking System For Pain Pill Prescriptions: A Recipe For A Safer Community
11. Law Firm Aggressively Litigating against Birth Control Makers for their Newer, but Allegedly Unsafer Products: Nuvaring, Yaz, BeYaz, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com sells many bamboo products and the business is ... company announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , ... is the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to ... 20, 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from ... All the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its ... and related accessories. Now, all of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come ... a groom lifts the wedding veil can turn out to be ... charm. A wedding veil can always bring surprise to a wedding. ... on how to choose veils for a big day . ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common during the holidays, but ... an expert says. "Don,t arrive at a party hungry. ... know you,ll be attending a party, but deprivation leads to ... at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., said in ... during the day and even to have a snack before ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... AngelWeddingDress.com tries its best to translate the experience ... business has introduced its new collection of 2015 prom ... The new prom outfits are guaranteed to contain the ... are specially designed for 2015. Anyone who wants to ... its website before Jan. 26, 2015, the deadline of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... California (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Plugin ... of ProFire 5k. A fully customizable business presentation tool ... , “Adding the ProFire 5k business tool, users can ... Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire 5k ... and style to add professionalism to a presentation” , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2
... Conseco, Inc. (NYSE:,CNO) today announced that it ... Partners II, L.P. to increase its percentage ownership ... response letter sent to Steel Partners by Conseco ... insurance companies help protect working American,families and seniors ...
... CRGN ) today announced that it had received ... regained compliance with the,requirements for continued listing on the ... In a letter dated January 28, 2008, NASDAQ ... 28, 2008 to regain compliance with,Marketplace Rule 4450(a)(5) by ...
... PORTLAND, Ore. New research from the Oregon Health ... may bring a wellspring of hope to many patients. ... kinds of DNA abnormalities that can occur in a ... with different kinds of acral and mucosal melanomas, which ...
... cochlear implant patients seen by Indiana University School of ... that cochlear implants in both ears significantly improves quality ... that the cost of the second implant is offset ... in the May issue of the journal Otolaryngology-Head and ...
... used to prepare a powerful cancer-killing agent may be ... the natural product attacks, according to findings published in ... Chemistry. , Building on their earlier research into neocarzinostatin, ... University of Wisconsin, Madison discovered that one of the ...
... goes to the Senate, SACRAMENTO, Calif., May ... in just as many years, the pro-assisted,suicide group ... 2747,(Berg/Levine). This new bill represents a strategy change ... their future efforts. As part of a,coordinated national ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Conseco Declines Proposal from Steel Partners II, L.P.; Proposal Would Reduce Conseco's Financial Flexibility and Potentially Disadvantage Other Shareholders 2Health News:Conseco Declines Proposal from Steel Partners II, L.P.; Proposal Would Reduce Conseco's Financial Flexibility and Potentially Disadvantage Other Shareholders 3Health News:Conseco Declines Proposal from Steel Partners II, L.P.; Proposal Would Reduce Conseco's Financial Flexibility and Potentially Disadvantage Other Shareholders 4Health News:CuraGen Corporation Regains NASDAQ Listing Compliance 2Health News:CuraGen Corporation Regains NASDAQ Listing Compliance 3Health News:OHSU Cancer Instutute researchers find abnormalities in gene for melanoma 2Health News:Bilateral cochlear implants: A case when 2 are definitely superior to 1 2Health News:Enzyme may hold key to improved targeting of cancer-fighting drugs 2Health News:Californians Against Assisted Suicide - Controversial Bill, AB 2747 Narrowly Passes Assembly 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... dialysis products, announced today that the U.S. Food ... One™ to perform hemodialysis overnight while the patient ... hemodialysis. NxStage,s® System One is the first and ... this indication. Home nocturnal hemodialysis ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market" report ... This market insight focuses on the ... the United States . Reimbursement analysis and ... product analyses for more than 73 SMBG meters have ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ( ... "Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... device sector identifies the key trends and rationale ... and mergers and acquisitions. The study ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2
... Pa., Feb. 27, 2012 Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... participate in the 2012 Cowen Healthcare Conference to be ... in Boston.  Mr. Jim Fickenscher, Chief Financial Officer, is ... its product pipeline at 9:20 a.m. ET on Tuesday, ...
... (Pink Sheets: TROV.PK), a developer of trans-renal molecular diagnostics, ... to expand its business development activities and monetize the ... "Trovagene owns a significant portfolio of molecular diagnostic intellectual ... applications. While the company will focus its internal R&D ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2012 Cowen Healthcare Conference 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2012 Cowen Healthcare Conference 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2012 Cowen Healthcare Conference 4Trovagene Expands Business Development Efforts Through a Partnership with Leomics Associates, Inc. 2Trovagene Expands Business Development Efforts Through a Partnership with Leomics Associates, Inc. 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: