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Monday 12th May 2014

Scientists take the grind out of producing one of the world's hardest materials known to mankind

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A cheaper and more efficient way of processing one of the hardest materials on the planet could lead to the production of lighter, stronger and more hard-wearing machinery.Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new method of producing boron carbide powder which uses lower temperatures and introduces fewer contaminants than current processing methods. Licensing partners are currently being sought by the University's commercialisation arm, Alta Innovations, to commercialise the technology.
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Monday 12th May 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
Thursday 27th February 2014

Smart Antenna Technologies Secures Extra Funding

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University of Birmingham spinout, Smart Antenna Technologies secures extra funding
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Thursday 27th February 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Tuesday 10th December 2013

High Temperature Research Centre Project Secures Land at Ansty Park

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The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) took a significant step forward today confirming the Centre is to be built at Ansty Business Park, Coventry after securing land at the site. This follows the Centre's announcement by Chancellor George Osborne in October 2012.
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Tuesday 10th December 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Wednesday 5th June 2013

Midlands Energy Graduates win prize for eco-friendly fridge coolant technology

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A team of University energy researchers have won first prize in a new national competition, the Energy Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Energy YES) with their idea for eco-friendly refrigerator cooling units.
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Wednesday 5th June 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
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