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Mayor opens Ramfoam’s new headquarters as company embraces digital thanks to WMG, University of Warwick

One of the first companies to sign up to the MadeSmarter programme to improve the digital capabilities of smaller businesses has officially opened its new company headquarters and factory in Sandwell, thanks to the help they received from WMG at the University of Warwick.


Synthetic diamond and AI research at Warwick to shine in new industry partnerships

Projects that will combine the expertise and insight of University of Warwick researchers with that of business and industry to further developments in diamond-enabled technologies and to develop a Framework for responsible adoption of Artificial Intelligence in the financial services industry have received national funding.

Thu 22 Jul 2021, 11:48 | Tags: Physics, WMG, Engineering, research, Chemistry

WMG Visualisation Engineers use VR to help recreate experience of Medieval Coventry Weaver’s House during Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture

re-enactors being scanned fir the VR exhibitCoventry is not only famed for its Cathedral, two tone music and the automotive industry, it is also famous for its weaving, in fact the medieval Weaver’s House still stands as an attraction today in Coventry's Spon Street. In 1540 John Croke and his family would have been making cloth on a wooden loom in the Weaver’s House, and whilst you can go to the house, the opportunity to experience the home exactly how it would have been for John and his family is now possible, thanks to Visualisation researchers from WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) at the University of Warwick.

Tue 20 Jul 2021, 17:19 | Tags: virtual reality, WMG, Coventry, History

WMG battery vision powers into life with formal launch of UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

Margot James, Executive Chair and Dave Greenwood, Professor of Advanced Propulsion Systems from WMG, at the University of Warwick, were delighted today (15 July 2021), to be invited to the official opening of the UK Battery industrialisation Centre by The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Prime Minister - bringing to reality a vision first set out by WMG in 2016.

Thu 15 Jul 2021, 15:11 | Tags: automotive, WMG, Engineering, Batteries

Crash-resistant glazing installed on the new Coventry Very Light Rail Vehicle

A new form of window glazing featuring a lightweight polymer with an advanced scratch-resistant coating has been installed on the Coventry Very Light Rail vehicle, and could be used in other means of public transport. The new windows are highly resistant to breakage which provides passengers with a step-change in safety.

Wed 14 Jul 2021, 11:47 | Tags: WMG, Coventry, VLR, Sciences

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