AKKA to drive decarbonization of European ports as member of PIONEERS International Consortium
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Ricardo wins Government funding to develop sustainable motors for electric light commercial vehicles. Ricardo has been developing a rare-earth magnet-free sustainable electric motor concept with aluminium stator windings, which retains the key attributes of magnet-rich motors.
FEV France has invested in a test bench dedicated to fuel cell system tests of up to 200 kW. At the same time, the company has adapted two test benches for the development of hydrogen combustion engines. FEV France is one of the eight winners of the automotive sector selected as part of the “France Relance” plan. The objective is to support investments of leading companies through dedicated funds to drive the transformation of the automotive and aerospace sectors.
Ricardo has received Government funding to optimise in-car thermal and energy management systems to improve electric vehicle range and battery performance with the aim of increasing electric vehicle range by 5% while reducing overall cost by 10%. Ricardo will partner with Jaguar Land Rover and use a Jaguar I-PACE as a demonstrator vehicle.
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Blis ? the London-based global adtech ? is setting up an R&D centre in Scotland after receiving ?1.4 million in grant support from Scottish Enterprise.
GKN Aerospace is to lead two Dutch collaborative R&D programmes woth ?112M, focused on electrification and thermoplastics, to support the development of sustainable aviation technologies.
YASA, part of Mercedes-Benz to open a new R&D centre in Welshpool. The new R&D centre has opened following a ?1.98m investment from the Welsh Government.
Nokia Bell Labs selected for ARPA-E funding to develop energy-efficient data center technologies
Micron received $8.6 million in tax savings for its Atlanta R&D Center, where it is bringing 500 jobs and investing $15 million into the research and development facility
The provincial government of Ontario and Flex-N-Gate are investing $1.5 million and $18.5 million, respectively, to establish the Flex-Ion Battery Innovation Centre.
Lockheed Martin Invests $9 Million in TC Energy Solar Plus Storage Generation Facility To Advance Alberta Sustainability And Decarbonization Efforts. Lockheed Martin’s investment, under Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, is one of many made across Canada associated with Canada’s purchase and in-service support of 17 CC-130J Super Hercules aircraft, delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force from 2010 through 2012. The investment exemplifies how defense procurement projects serve as a catalyst for innovation, critical research and development.
BMW is supported by a grant of £ 26.2 million from the British government for battery R&D in UK.
General Dynamics to open a US$18 million R&D and test center for autonomous aircraft in Québec and has invested in Canada-based unmanned aircraft developer Laflamme Aero. Half of R&D investment has been contributed by the Government of Québec.
American space telecoms company Mangata Networks is to set up a £10.5m R&D center in Edinburgh. It announced the move after it received £3.6m in funding from national economic development agency Scottish Enterprise.