Two South West companies brought together under the umbrella of the GWR studentship scheme have gained the market-share of sales of fracture fixation products through the development of software modelling for micro structures and bioscaffold design in the human body. The work has also led to a surprising collaboration with NASA.
Bristol-based company SCISYS has successfully demonstrated an autonomous “Mars Rover” navigation system in the Atacama Desert, Chile, using a unique technique which offers considerable promise for both space and terrestrial unmanned vehicles of the future.
GPS jammers have the potential to wreak havoc with countless critical systems. In collaboration with the University of Bath, Gloucestershire-based GPS and timing specialist Chronos is developing groundbreaking technology to detect these devices..
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