Wireless implant to overcome retinal disease

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems in Duisburg, Germany have developed a wireless implant that can partially restore sight to people blinded by a retinal disease that destroys light sensitive cells but leaves nerve cells intact.

Mixed plastics recycling in the UK

The UK Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) announced on 5 June 2008 that mixed plastics can be successfully recycled in the UK both economically and using available technologies at an event in London, UK. However, the main question asked by delegates was whether the UK’s local authorities would allow such recycling to take place?

IOM3 member recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

[img_assist|nid=2589|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=70]Dr Graham Honeyman CEng FIMMM has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Sir Henry Bessemer Lecturer Announced

This year's Sir Henry Bessemer Lecture will be presented by Dr Tridibesh Mukherjee, Group Director, Technology and Integration, Tata Steel - Corus. The lecture will be held at the Law Society, Chancery Lane, London on Wednesday 5th November 2008 at 6.00 p.m.

5th European Rolling Conference

The 5th European Rolling Conference will take place in London, UK in June 2009.