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The ‘factory of the future’ offers a new manufacturing blueprint; 3D printing and ‘reshoring’ counter supply chain risks; industry steels itself for the ‘net zero’ emissions challenge; and investors jumpstart battery funding
Robotics and data analytics can make processes more efficient, less energy-intensive, and less expensive
3D-printing technology is being used to build homes faster and more cheaply than is possible with traditional methods
From furniture designer Ini Archibong to future fabrics, via department stores and Covid-era design
From carbon fibre to aluminium, alternatives to precious metals are making their mark in high jewellery
Designers are moving from the industrial to the domestic front
The Covid-19 lockdown could provide the boost the technology needs
The technology has significant potential to shake up the construction sector
Replacement skin, livers and bladders on horizon
Equipment will be run by AI and machine learning, increasing the need for data scientists and engineers
The technology helps manufacturers customise items but economies of scale are hard to overcome
If displaying objects shortens their life, do we have an obligation to future generations to display copies instead?
Richard Waters talks to Joseph DeSimone about a technology that crafts objects in seconds using the power of light
An Israeli experiment holds promise for a solution to organ shortages
Could a new innovation allow a brand to boost sales while cutting its carbon footprint?
Mamou-Mani’s robotic installation offers a radical vision of tomorrow’s cities
Across Europe, artisan-based businesses are asking themselves whether digital production is friend or foe
New facilities are at heart of Britain’s industrial strategy but risk falling victim to EU departure
An interview with the biodesign guru whose stunning innovations fuse science and art
Despite progress, more must be done to reduce greenhouse emissions of modern aircraft
Printing group plans eyes ‘cost actions’ to restructure business as demand falls
Printable guns, food and organs will revolutionise our lives but scope for abuse is huge
Lawmakers struggle with rise of untraceable ‘ghost’ weapons
£300m Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre has lab to 3D print new limbs