Articles - Innovation Watch
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INNOVATION WATCH - Flexiarch
The FlexiArch was developed and launched in 2007, creating a minor renaissance for arch bridges.
INNOVATION WATCH - Adaptive spectacles
The inventor of the world’s first universal self-adjustable eyeglasses had the latest version of these spectacles shortlisted for the Design Museum’s 2013 Design of the Year Awards.
INNOVATION WATCH - Silent Herdsman
An Glasgow-based spin-out company called Silent Herdsman from the University of Strathclyde, has formulated a system, that is able to monitor the fertility of herds, by attaching sensors to collars.
INNOVATION WATCH - Taking the Strain
Clansman Dynamics makes a range of heavy-duty foundry and forge machinery, and has developed the G30 grinder which reduces strain and improves the view for grinding operators.
INNOVATION WATCH - Chameleon lasers
A Glasgow-based company has produced a one-box tuneable ultrafast laser system that allows biomedical scientists to better target real-time tissue scans
INNOVATION WATCH - Saving water
UK company I2O water has developed and deployed intelligent pressure management systems to conserve supplies of treated water
INNOVATION WATCH - Reinventing the Wheel
The Morph aluminium folding wheel gives wheelchair users greater flexibility when travelling
INNOVATION WATCH - The ultimate DIY material
A silicone-based putty that forms strong bonds, remains flexible and can be moulded to make a variety of repairs
INNOVATION WATCH - Creating the Haptic Cow
A virtual environment helps veterinary students learn to palpate the uterus and diagnose pregnancies in cattle
INNOVATION WATCH - Indoor Sunlight
Monodraught’s sun pipes are replacing artificial light with daylight in schools, hospitals and warehouses
INNOVATION WATCH - Pocket-sized programming
The Raspberry Pi Foundation promotes creative computing education with its credit-card sized PC
INNOVATION WATCH - Railway track reinforcement
Balfour Beatty’s XiTrack is an innovative polyurethane polymer that gels around the ballast beneath rail tracks to stabilise them