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Covid-19 may have led to a hiatus in the 5G roll-out, but smart factories are still driving the sector’s race to adopt next-generation connectivity.
As the UK emerges from the Covid-19 crisis, the manufacturing industry should be front and centre of the government’s strategy.
What are the practicalities of supplying the equipment the NHS needs to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic?
The chair of the all-party parliamentary group on food and drink manufacturing discusses the importance of the sector to the UK economy and how it will be affected by leaving the EU
Sponsored by University of Manchester
The clock is ticking. A range of sectors – including automotive, aerospace and construction – are impatient for the innovation they need to be sustainable, both economically and environmentally, says the CEO of Graphene@Manchester.
Bespoke designer materials that will be based on the revolutionary ‘Graphenes’ family of 2D materials are set to transform what we make and how we make them, says the CEO of Graphene@Manchester. But as we approach the ‘Graphenes Age’ is the manufacturing sector ready for this new generation of advanced materials?
The independent, formally Labour, MP for Birkenhead outlines his plans for a new industrial revolution
The former secretary of state for work and pensions discusses how the manufacturing industry can meet the challenges attached to technological change.
Sponsored by Wernick Buildings
Offsite manufactured buildings cut carbon emissions at every stage of the build
Sponsored by University of Liverpool
The strategic director of the Materials Innovation Factory at the University of Liverpool discusses the need for academia and industry to apply the principles of Industry 4.0 to accelerate research, innovation and product development for economic growth.
Sponsored by Chartered Institute of Building
The Chartered Institute of Building and the New Statesman gathered experts for a panel discussion at the Labour Party conference, to address the social and economic value attached to a successful construction industry.