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RSSA - 2022-2023 programme announced 

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13 September 2022

The RSSA programme has been announced - see full details here

CIC -New standards launched to improve competency in Building Safety 

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12 September 2022

To raise the standards of competence across the built environment sector and improve the safety of residents and the workforce, BSI has developed a suite of standards, supported by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC).

Self-healing coating uses sunlight to fix scratches on car surfaces 

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11 September 2022

A new coating for car surfaces can self-heal scratches in just 30 minutes, its developers have said.

A digital future for the process industries with new Ayrshire technology centre 

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08 September 2022

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Group, operated by the University of Strathclyde, has announced that it will open a new technology centre in Ayrshire in partnership with North Ayrshire Council and deep tech innovation organisation, CPI, to help the country’s process manufacturing industries embrace emerging technologies and fast track a net-zero future.


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06 September 2022

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new type of heat pump, a flexible heat pump technology, which could help households save on their energy bills and contribute towards net-zero emissions goals.

Heat pumps are a low-carbon alternative to gas boilers. They draw energy from external low temperature sources, most commonly outdoor air, in order to heat indoor spaces. When powered by renewable sources of power, they are significantly more environmentally friendly than conventional gas boilers.


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04 September 2022

Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) have launched a new partner programme which will enable key partners and customers to influence, optimise and propel forward the design specification of Airlander 50.

Multi-megawatt wave energy demonstrator heads to Orkney 

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01 September 2022

A unique new wave energy capture device will be deployed in a multi-megawatt demonstration array in Orkney.

IMarEST -Seafarers - We need your feedback! 

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29 August 2022

Thank you for considering this important survey which seeks to find out seafarers’ views on hours of work/rest, workload, and ship manning. Seafarers who are currently working on any commercial ship or who have worked on such ships at any time after 1st February 1997 are invited to participate in the survey.

IES - launches it's 2022-2023 programme 

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29 August 2022

IES are very pleased to launch their 2022-2023 programme!

IET comments on reports of UK tech talent shortage 

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26 August 2022

As reported by BBC News Online today (15 July), the UK technology sector has a talent shortage which could “stifle growth”. There were more than two million UK job vacancies in tech last year – more than any other labour area – yet nearly 12 million workers lack essential digital skills.

Orbex to Hire Fifty New Staff Over Next Six Months, in Final Countdown to UK Rocket Launch 

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25 August 2022

UK-based launch services company Orbex is hiring an additional fifty staff members over the next six months. The new team members will support the company's final push to prepare for the first vertical rocket launch from UK soil over the coming months.

Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm to generate first power 

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23 August 2022

Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm has begun generating power.

Seagreen, which is located about 27km (17 miles) off the Angus coast in the North Sea, has been in development for more than a decade.

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