Beyond the pandemic: learn from the survival of the fittest firms

14 October 2020

Manufacturing firms have had a rocky few months, struggling with fractured supply chains, uncertain supply and demand, and shutdowns. Yet some have not only survived but thrived, re-organising and experimenting with their operations during the pandemic. This could be ‘Operational Darwinism’ in action says Jag Srai – and the results could help businesses prepare for future disruptions.

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Easy-to-make, ultra-low-power electronics could charge out of thin air

13 October 2020

Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics that allows ultra-low-power electronic devices which?could recharge from ambient light or radiofrequency noise. The approach paves the way for low-cost printed electronics that could be seamlessly embedded in everyday objects and environments.

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