The term engineering plastics usually refers to thermoplastic materials (polymers that are pliable or moldable above a specific temperature, and upon cooling gets back to a solid state) rather than thermosetting ones (polymers that are irreversibly cured).
On 17th December 2018, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and European Space Agency (ESA) jointly announced that they are studying the feasibility and the commercial viability of using data from satellites for the monitoring of power grids and for supporting the development and management of microgrids and utility operations. Potential areas of opportunity identified include… Continue reading Unleashing the Power of the Satellites for Enhanced Grid Efficiencies
Boeing is expected to further expand its business aviation segment with the strategic joint venture with Embraer – one of the major business jets and light jets manufacturers.
On Dec 13, 2018 AstraZeneca, a global research based biopharmaceutical company, partnered with Guardant Health (US) for the development of CDx tests to commercialize AstraZeneca’s oncology portfolio including Tagrisso and Imfinzi. The CDx test is based on liquid biopsy platform supported by Guardant’s proprietary Digital Sequencing technology.
In the recent past, Indoor farming technology is gaining traction across the world. Moreover, the integration of latest technologies is bolstering the farming technology to move at a faster pace. Advance agricultural science coupled with investment flow is a perfect match to ensure the world is expected to have a new wave towards indoor farming.
Recently, Hyundai Motor Group announced “FCEV Vision 2030” plan to extend its support for the development of a hydrogen society. As part of the plan, Hyundai and Kia would increase their annual production capacity for fuel cell systems from 3,000 units at present to 700,000 units by 2030. The increased production would include 500,000 units… Continue reading Hyundai Motor Group to increase annual production capacity for fuel cell systems
On 6th December 2018, Applied Brain Research Inc. (Canada), a neuromorphic computing software developing company, released the results of a study that evaluated the performance of their Nengo Deep Learning Toolkit, running an audio keyword spotting deep learning network on Intel’s Loihi neuromorphic research chip and compared the energy efficiency to traditional hardware. The benchmarking… Continue reading Neuromorphic Computing could play a major role in Artificial Intelligence : A recent study by Applied Brain Research
Amidst investor confusion, SAP is expected to further expand its CRM business with the acquisition of Qualtrics – one of the major Customer Experience Management solution providers.
The Technology Industry is witnessing a major transformation especially among its established players. Fear of unknown adjacencies and urgency to leverage on known ones is driving the technology leaders’ adaptation to changes.
Illumina is expected to acquire Pacific Biosciences (PacBio) for approximately USD 1.2 billion (at a rate of USD 8 per share). This will combine Illumina’s short-read technologies with PacBio’s long-read sequencing technologies to address complex genomic applications and accelerate genomic discovery in a cost-effective manner.