New low-cost ventilator which doesn’t need electricity could help hospitals treat COVID patients
A team of engineers from Loughborough University has designed and built a unique low-cost, non-electric ventilator in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nissan staying in UK is great news after Brexit, but car industry’s future is still very unclear
When the UK voted for Brexit, there were no positives for the UK car industry. The prospect of a 10% tariff on car production that involves parts and sub-assemblies moving in and out of the UK was untenable.
Technology for screening fruit juice could provide rapid Covid screening
Loughborough University researchers are hoping a technology they developed to quickly screen liquids for microorganisms can be adapted to provide rapid testing for Covid-19.
International initiative aimed at reducing the use of biomass for cooking awards £826,000 to 14 new projects
More than £800,000 has been awarded to 14 innovative projects around the globe which aim to reduce the reliance of cooking with charcoal, wood and other biomass fuels.
New Industrial Policy and Insight Centre aims to accelerate manufacturing in the Midlands
A new centre aimed at boosting manufacturing in the Midlands has been launched at Loughborough University today.
Loughborough University partners with Torpey on the hurley of the future
Loughborough University has collaborated with leading sports equipment manufacturer Torpey as it launches the hurley of the future.
Work progressing on science park building
Innovative plans to create a new HQ for a leading UK software company on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) are on schedule for completion in November.
‘The uncertainty of COVID-19 gives us a glimpse into the life of a refugee - and we need to do more to support them’, says lead of new entrepreneurship project
“The uncertainty of the coronavirus can give us a small glimpse into what it’s like to be a refugee – we’re experiencing restrictions on travel, non-secure housing, job uncertainty and so on”, says Dr Michelle Richey, of Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics.
University spinout Previsico targets US market with Innovate UK support
Loughborough University spinout Previsico has reached another significant milestone in securing a £700k loan from Innovate UK, and is now targeting the US market with its unique 3rd generation live flood forecasting technology, and a Series A funding round in 2021.
Student and alumna enterprise duo design postcards to help the public reach out to their loved ones
A small business founded by a current student and an alumna just over one year ago has added quirky postcards to their online shop to help the public stay in touch with their loved ones and keep one another in positive spirits during this period of social distancing, as well as raising money for the NHS.