Lack of inclusion in STEM must be addressed at source, says 3M
The vast majority of Britons (84%) believe it’s important to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, according to 3M’s SOSI (State of Science Index). However, the majority (76%) agree that there are barriers standing in the way of students currently accessing a strong STEM education.
Intertronics busts cyanoacrylate adhesive myths
Cyanoacrylate adhesives (CAs), also known as superglues, are unique in that they are the only fast curing adhesive that is single component and can cure in ambient conditions with no external energy source.
Mapping the world: what3words
what3words is a vital system for assigning a simple three-word chain to any set of coordinates in the world. Sam Holland discusses the location app and considers what it can do for emergency responses, engineering, and other areas of industry.
China: robot installations grew by 44%
The industrial robotics market in China achieved strong growth with a record of 243,300 installations in 2021 – a rise of 44% compared to the previous year. This preliminary data has been published by the International Federation of Robotics.
Volvo reports: high pressure on the transport industry to shift to electric
Road transport is the most prioritised area to reduce CO2 emissions, according to leading e-commerce and manufacturing companies in Europe. A report carried out by Ipsos and Volvo Trucks shows that companies are willing to pay more for transport suppliers with lower CO2 emissions.
North American spending on EHS software ‘will hit $1.39Bn by 2027’
Spending on environment, health, and safety (EHS) software will hit $1.39bn in North America within five years as tough action by regulators underlines the importance for companies of investing in EHS solutions, a report from Verdantix says.
IEEFA: Pakistan’s hydropower projects could benefit from reassessment
Hydropower has served almost 30% of the power generated in Pakistan over the years, but the country’s long-term goal to meet 46% of the country’s power generation needs by 2030 could be risky, according to a report by Haneea Isaad, an Energy Finance Analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Squared Financial Group offers a branded Visa card
In one of its steps toward becoming a one-stop shop for investors, Squared Financial Group released its branded Visa card in partnership with CSC, a globally regulated electronic money institution.
IAEA Mission says Slovakia is committed to a high level of safety
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission said Slovakia is committed to maintaining and strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety, as the country prepares to start-up a third reactor unit at the Mochovce nuclear power plant.
Global Automotive Electronics Market valued at $607,574.4M by 2032
Global Automotive Electronics Market demand is anticipated to be valued at $300,332.43m in 2022, forecast to grow at a CAGR of 7.30% to be valued at $607,574.4m from 2022 to 2032.