Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Almost half of European and US pharmaceuticals companies struggle to use data insight despite recognising its importance

Nearly half of pharmaceutical companies (48%) admit their competitiveness is suffering because they cannot extract or use insights from data they already have within their business. An equal percentage (48%) admit they do not use their own data for business decisions as well as they could. The…

🕘 17/05/2021

Transforming manufacturing resilience could add £26bn of productivity value to the economy

The global omni-channel product and services solutions provider for industrial customers RS Components (RS) has launched the Resilience Index, one of the most comprehensive studies of UK resilience that paints a mixed picture for senior engineers looking to build resilience into their plan…

🕘 12/03/2021

Manufacturers more open to innovation because of Covid-19, as Made Smarter Technology Accelerator announces industry partners

New research commissioned by Digital Catapult and the Made Smarter Technology Accelerator reveals that COVID-19 could prove to be a turning point when it comes to UK manufacturers implementing advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things or 5G, with 77%…

🕘 06/01/2021

2021 predictions for UK entrepreneurs & SMEs

Mark Supperstone, Managing Partner at ReSolve, a restructuring and investment practice, on how he believes 2021 will pan out for the UK’s entrepreneurs and SMEs: • Further Government assistance for employers. Whilst the furlough scheme was previously slated to end in March, the Chancellor has…

🕘 05/01/2021

Sensirion and TTP Ventus collaborate on high-performance microfluidics driver

Sensirion, the leading manufacturer of flow and environmental sensors, is pleased to announce its collaboration with micropump manufacturer TTP Ventus Ltd on the design of a compact high-performance microfluidics driver. The system has been created to support laboratory prototyping and product…

🕘 19/10/2020

Survey finds two-thirds of process industry companies are anticipating fully-autonomous operation by 2030

Yokogawa Electric Corporation revealed results of a global end-user survey on the outlook for industrial autonomy, which shows that 64% of respondents from companies in process industries are anticipating fully autonomous operations by 2030. The survey provides an in-depth view of future trends in…

🕘 17/09/2020

Government and industry jointly dedicate £300 million to boost UK manufacturing productivity

£300m of joint government and industry funding is allocated to businesses to boost the UK’s manufacturing capabilities, it is announced today (11 September 2020) by the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, at London Tech Week. These funds will go to those with creative ideas including using…

🕘 11/09/2020

New MePIS RM Recipe Management distributor for UK and Irish markets

Industrial IT & Automation expert iioTek has been awarded distribution rights for MePIS RM, a revolutionary central recipe management solution. The agreement provides iioTek with the rights to market, sell, and distribute MePIS RM Receipe Management across the UK and Ireland. MePIS RM is a…

🕘 09/09/2020

Marinomed applies for drug approval for new decongestant nasal spray in Europe

Austrian firm Marinomed Biotech has applied for approval of the new decongestant Carragelose nasal spray in a first group of EU countries. It is the first product from the Carragelose platform to be approved as a medicinal product. The spray aims to treat viral infections of the respiratory tract…

🕘 08/09/2020

Rutronik shows innovative approaches with UV LEDs

From industry through to medicine and public infrastructure, the use of UV LEDs is offering new approaches in the fields of sterilisation, deep cleaning of air and water, agriculture and industrial manufacturing. For example, ultraviolet A-rays are suitable for use in vertical farming, while the…

🕘 16/07/2020