Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 124 articles for: Research and Development

Can regional clusters be engineered?

Professor William Webb FREng

Is the Cambridge Cluster a unique phenonemon in the location and development of high-technology industries or can its success be replicated elsewhere in the UK?

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Innovation entrepreneurs

Michael Kenward OBE

The story of two UK professors who left the world of research for the uncertain but ultimately profitable world of innovative technologies and start-up businesses

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Dr Hermann Hauser CBE FREng - An Inspiring Entrepreneur

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the UK’s leading investors in high-tech businesses tells Michael Kenward how an investment of £50 started his succesful life as an entrepreneur

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Mending Broken Legs

Peter Ogrodnik

How the Staffordshire Orthopaedic Reduction Machine has met a clinical need in the re-alignment of leg fractures

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JCB Dieselmax – powering the World's Fastest Diesel Vehicle

David Tremayne

How a standard JCB engine was turned into a 350mph diesel record breaker

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Supersize Wings

Rob Bray

The challenges of designing the wings for the world's largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380

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Brightening Lives

Professor Richard De La Rue FREng

How optoelectronic semiconductors are continuing to have an impact on modern life through the discovery of new materials and new design structures

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Responses to 'Research with impact' and 'Sinking a frigate'

Professor Philip Esler, Professor James S Harrison FREng, Professor Bob Stone, Dr Paul Robinson and Plymouth's Professorial Team consisting of Bob Stone, Geoff Skates and John Gittus FREng, with support from Dr Paul Robinson

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Systems Biology: the basis of a third Industrial Revolution?

Professor Richard Kitney OBE FREng and Dr Loredana Santoro

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