How many women choose a degree in science and technology?
From Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin, to the contemporary Cori Bargmann, women have contributed immensely in the world of science and technology. And while it used to be, and still is, a male dominated industry; the number of women choosing to study related degrees is growing year by year. In fact, in the UK, figures from HESA have shown a 3.1% increase in women enrolling in science subjects from 2017/2018 to 2018/19.
Platinum market to exceed demand in 2020
The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) has published its Platinum Quarterly for the fourth quarter of 2019, which also includes full-year 2019 and its new 2020 forecast.
Can technology help with mental health issues at sea?
Isolation while at sea can mean seafarers fall prey to depression and poor mental health. While technology is often thought of as a solution for keeping people connected, it is also often the reason crew members become isolated in the first place. GlobalData Ship Technology looks at the issues.
Pressure sensors market expected to reach $13,466m
The global pressure sensors market is anticipated to reach around $13,466 million by 2026 according to new research published by Polaris Market Research. In 2017, the automotive segment dominated the global market, in terms of revenue. In 2017, Asia-Pacific accounted for the majority share in the global pressure sensors market.
Energy storage market to hit $500bn by 2035
The report, ‘Global Energy Storage Market 2019’, estimates that the three main drivers of energy storage, mobility applications, electronic devices, and stationary storage, will reach an annual combined deployment level of 3,046 GWh over the next 15 years, up from the current 164GWh, with mobility applications making up the lion’s share of the growth.
Edinburgh is the UK’s most congested city
Location technology specialist, TomTom (TOM2), has released the results of its TomTom Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic situation in 416 cities, in 57 countries around the world, in 2019. Edinburgh took the UK top spot as most congested city for the third consecutive year, with drivers expecting to spend an average of 41% extra travel time stuck in traffic.
Automotive coatings to witness substantial consumption
A notable rise in disposable incomes and technological developments has had a positive influence over automotive coatings market over the years. Automobile coatings are a key focus for the manufacturers as they offer optimal levels of durability, protection from the environment and a wide variety of choices in appearance that essentially helps cars look attractive.
Acquisition rebound lifts 2019 to third-largest year
Semiconductor merger and acquisition activity strengthened in 2019 after pulling back in the two previous years from historic high levels of M&A agreements in 2015 and 2016. More than 30 semiconductor acquisition agreements in 2019 had a combined value of $31.7bn, which was a 22% increase from $25.9bn in 2018, according to data compiled by IC Insights in its new 2020 edition of The McClean Report—A Complete Analysis and Forecast of the ...
Infrared camera market to cross 3.5 million units
According to the latest report, by Global Market Insights, the market valuation of infrared cameras will cross $10 billion by 2026. Growing demand for autonomous vehicles, declining prices of IR cameras, rise in military spending in developing countries, and increasing need for surveillance across various end-user sectors are proliferating the market growth.
The weird and wonderful world of 3D printing
3D printing has been touted as being a manufacturing cure-all for a whole host of different applications. The reality is very different, but this doesn’t stop the onslaught of news articles proclaiming 3D printing to be the answer. Here’s a roundup of the weird and wonderful world of 3D printing in 2019.