Xaar wins prestigious NMI manufacturing site of the year award once more


Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has been awarded “Manufacturing Site of the Year” for the second time in three years by the NMI (National Microelectronics Institute). The NMI Awards ceremony, held last Thursday in London, celebrated this year’s key electronics innovations, people and companies from across the UK and Ireland.  It …




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Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate


Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate to apply smart formulation approaches in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals under a grant awarded by Innovate UK Arecor, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies have entered into a consortium to collaborate on a two-year R&D project entitled Improved Downstream Operation through Formulation Innovation, supported …




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Innovating for emerging markets


A low-cost, portable surgical system the size of a small suitcase could transform the treatment of patients in emerging markets. The Ekano concept, created by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants, is aimed at laparoscopic surgeons in mid-tier and rural hospitals in countries such as India and China. Laparoscopy systems enable surgeons to perform …




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Xaar and Lawter collaborate to deliver silver nanoink printing for consumer electronics


Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, and Lawter, along with its parent company Harima Chemicals Group (HCG), are pleased to announce a collaboration to optimise the performance of a line of nanosilver conductive inks in the Xaar 1002 industrial inkjet printhead. The combined solution will be of particular interest to manufacturers of …




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Setting the pace


Breakthrough smart implant design to treat heart failure receives CE mark approval   The world’s first wireless cardiac pacing system for heart failure has achieved European CE mark approval. The WiSE™ (wireless stimulation endocardially) technology has been developed by EBR Systems, in collaboration with product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants. The groundbreaking technology could …




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Xaar marks 25 years as inkjet leader in industrial print with major presence at InPrint 2015


Xaar, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, will demonstrate the versatility and flexibility of its innovative technology for a wide range of industrial applications at InPrint 2015 (Munich Tradefair Centre, 10-12 November). In keeping with the company celebrating 25 years of leading the way in industrial inkjet, Xaar will have a significant presence at …




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Chisholm Trail Consultation on 3rd and 5th Nov


Proposals for The Chisholm Trail, a mainly off-road foot and cycleway linking the north and south of the city, are now out for public consultation. This traffic-free route would link residential areas and big employment sites across the city by a path which closely follows the rail line. The Trail would provide an off-road link …




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