The heat is on


Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has been appointed by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to lead a £4.9 million home energy management system (HEMS) project. The aim of the two-year UK project is to accelerate the deployment of an advanced customer-orientated HEMS with mass-market appeal. Current HEMS, incorporating smart meters, can be installed …




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Eco-friendly spray technology


Targeted droplet dispensing set to cut agricultural use of chemicals by more than 99% A new generation of spray technology from product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has the potential to dramatically reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture – saving farmers money and helping to protect the environment. The volume of weedkiller, herbicides, …




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Syngenta to evaluate Vortik


Global agribusiness to explore potential of innovative spray technology Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has signed a licensing agreement, to evaluate its innovative Vortik spray technology, with global agribusiness Syngenta. The Swiss-based company – which operates in more than 90 countries – plans to evaluate the potential of the technology for agriculture and …




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Enval joins Defra-funded study to boost recycling of flexible packaging


Enval Limited, in partnership with LRS Consultancy (“LRS”), SITA UK, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Tesco UK, has received funding from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to scope out viable approaches for collecting flexible packaging materials containing aluminium, such as toothpaste tubes and pet food sachets, to improve recycling …




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Cyclone innovation mixes up spraying


New technology allows multiple liquids to be mixed on delivery in spray systems Product development firm Cambridge Consultants is harnessing the power of a cyclone to better mix and spray liquids. The new Vortik technology allows different liquids to be mixed at the point of spray without altering the spray characteristics – opening up the …




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High-tech tractors cultivate a sustainable future


Cambridge Consultants uses radar expertise to develop novel farming technology The face of traditional farming is rapidly changing to incorporate sophisticated technologies aimed at producing more food with less environmental impact. To support the influx of technology, product development firm Cambridge Consultants is using its expertise to design innovative, low-cost solutions for the farming industry. …




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Remotely analysing oil and gas offshore


New technology from Cambridge Consultants can detect contamination in real time Innovative product development and technology firm Cambridge Consultants has developed new particle analysis technology for the oil and gas industry. It will measure, in real time, droplets of oil or particles of sand and wax in produced fluids at offshore and remote production sites. …




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