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Aston Spices up its Material Research

10 December 2019

As part of Aston Universities ERDF program “Smarterials” we are always looking for companies that want to find new ways to use functional materials, but when and Ex IT Sales Recruitment Director Harris Qais asked for help the material was red and spicy. The team at Aston were intrigued when Harris...

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Aston's "Smarterials Helps One of its Own

14 October 2019

The Smarterial program from Aston is now working with one of its alumni "Karl Obszanki" who has come up with a revolutionary method for testing eyes. Karl worked on the health science aspect of the project as part of his Phd at Aston which he graduated from in the summer, and has now set up his own company to...

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Aston University 's "Smarterials" ERDF Program Signs Long-term Research Agreement

10 July 2019

McCamley Power Limited have now signed up for a long-term research agreement with Aston University’s ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) “Smarterials” program. Signing took place at Aston after a meeting that covered the findings of the initial business assist from the ERDF project. The...

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Aston University develops E.coli-killing glass

06 March 2019

Smarterials accademic Dr Richard Martin is developing a technique similar to medieval stained glass-making which can be used to kill E.coli within hours. Dr Richard Martin said the 'bioactive glass' could be put into a body during surgery to dissolve, and release properties to prevent germs from multiplying ...

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3D Printing

01 March 2019

3D Printing has been making major advances in recent years across a wide range of industries, including Engineering, Medical, Aerospace, Fashion and Education, growing in size from £4m 2014 to a projected £45m by 2025 making it an important consideration to businesses small and large. 

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BCLA Cinical Conference and Exhibition

15 February 2019

Smarterials to be present in Manchester

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