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5G to rid UK of blackspots, thanks to £210,000 grant for the COCKPIT-5G project

5G will be available across the entire UK as black-spots are being identified by researchers at the School of Engineering, University of Warwick. The project COCKPIT-5G has won a £210,000 grant from Innovate UK, once they’ve identified black-spots they can enhance connectivity for businesses, AI (Artificial Intelligence), driverless cars and manufacturing.


'No deal' Brexit could put almost 20 per cent of UK jobs at risk, finds new study

In a new study, experts from Aston Business School, Warwick Business School, and the University of Warwick's Institute for Employment Research have found that a hard Brexit could disproportionately hurt economically weaker regions of the UK and recommend that a post-Brexit regional industrial strategy should focus on sectors where free trade with the EU is less important.


Smarter, greener, cleaner steel: £35 million boost for research to transform UK steel industry

A smart, green and clean steel industry will come a giant step closer thanks to a new £35 million research network, announced today, which will see steelmakers and University experts work together on a seven-year research programme to transform the UK steel sector.

Mon 11 Feb 2019, 11:00 | Tags: manufacturing, WMG, Environment, steel, Materials, Sciences

New £2.7m research programme will use Artificial Intelligence powered pedestrians & other road users to test autonomous vehicles

WMG at the University of Warwick have just begun work with a consortium of 11 organisations lead by Latent Logic in Oxford on a £2.7 million UK government funded project to create a highly accurate virtual reality simulator environment, including artificial intelligence (AI) trained models of pedestrians and road users, to test connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs).

Tue 23 Oct 2018, 08:21 | Tags: manufacturing, automotive, WMG, Engineering, autonomous vehicles, AI

WMG part of a £37m project to develop lightweight vehicles

A new research project, Tucana, will focus on lighweighting technology, delivering stiffer and lighter vehicle structures with the help of experts from WMG, at the University of Warwick.

WMG will receive £4m, of the £18.7m government funding through the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), to drive the development of innovative lightweight vehicle and powertrain structures, building on the UK’s leading-edge capability in this area.


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