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The Engineering Design Show Preview 2017: Innovation, Inspiration, Interaction and Insight

The Engineering Design Show 2017

Visitor registration is now open for the Engineering Design Show, the UK’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to the design engineering community. Highlights include: 24 keynote presentations from senior design engineers representing leading brands across the aerospace, automotive, motorsport, electronics and other industries, providing powerful insights into the future of engineering design. High quality practical… Read more »

Video: Michelin’s Futuristic Airless Tire

Michelin’s Futuristic Airless Tire

Is this the tyre (tire) of the future? Airless and 3D printed straight onto the car. The porous interior architecture provides stability with on-demand tread being easily changed with each printing to accommodate different mobility needs; wireless connected and self-monitoring. Science fiction or the tyre of the future? Read the full article here. 4c Design… Read more »

The European Innovation Scorecard 2017

Two main conclusions emerge from the 2017 European Innovation Scorecard published last week by the European Commission. First, the EU’s overall record on innovation is improving, albeit slowly, but huge differences remain between the best and worst performing member states and regions. Second, in global terms, the EU could catch up with the US over… Read more »

Desk spaces available at the Design Hub

4c Design office

The Design Hub has 4 desks that have become available for creative/design related professionals who wish to be part of a fun, creative, studio/office/workshop environment. The Design Hub holds a vibrant mix of small businesses ranging from Product Design, Naval Architecture, Musical Instrument Maker, Graphic Design, Prop Making to Electronics design. The desk spaces available would be… Read more »

Baby, it’s cold inside

In this record-breakingly warm December, the 4c team decided to seek out more seasonal temperatures for our pre-Christmas away day. Along with our Design Hub colleagues we headed to the Greenacres Curling Rink near Paisley. Much hilarity ensued as 17 novice curlers ventured out onto the ice for the first time. Remember how cool, calm… Read more »