Dr Nick Scott explains how the lean approach usually associated with manufacturing can be applied equally effectively to product development
On the 12th July, 42 Technology was proud to host Julie Spence, the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire who visited the company’s head offices in St Ives along with her team to present us with the Queen’s Award for Export.
An innovative new system to stow seats within passenger train carriages to create space for cargo is now available for train operating companies to trial
We are delighted to have been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the international trade category on the back of significant and sustained year on year growth in export sales over a six-year period.
The new system will potentially allow distribution network operating companies (known as DNOs) to start accurately monitoring the performance of every substation within their part of the network so they can make more informed infrastructure investments and minimise the risk […]
Design Triangle has over 30 years’ experience in creating stunning vehicle interiors and exteriors, and has worked on more than 300 design projects in over 25 countries including Crossrail, HS2, Amsterdam Metro and RTA Dubai water taxis. 42 Technology will […]
The BEEAs were launched in 2009 to demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK. By placing an emphasis on innovation and effectiveness the awards seek to give small, exciting, innovative companies the opportunity to compete on […]
The “Rail Grand Challenge” for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) aimed to generate and develop new innovations in rail transport, whilst forging closer links between Alstom and UK businesses. 42 Technology will have the opportunity to work with Alstom to […]
Trident Energy has announced today that a technology optimisation project with 42 Technology has ‘exceeded all expectations’ in improving the performance of the company’s novel linear generator concept
But what is involved in actually developing your ﬁrst IoT product? Getting the overall system design right from the start is essential when developing market-winning IoT products and systems. Devices vary enormously, but here David Griffin, one of 42 Technology’s senior […]
Speaking in the main conference, Angus will be introducing the audience to the concept of using storytelling as an important and versatile prototyping tool. “Designers often forget the power of storytelling” says Angus. “Stories can unlock a world of value […]
42 Technology unveils a new diagnostics concept that could see smartphones bridging the gap between manual lab tests and automated test-specific readers.
We would like to congratulate Atlas Genetics on receiving approval to CE mark its Chlamydia Point-Of-Care (POC) test, which 42 Technology helped to develop.
42 Technology has launched a new technology and product development capability specifically aimed at the transport and infrastructure sector
Cambridge South Hockey Club is donating equipment and raising funds to support One Thousand Hockey Legs, a non-profit organisation based in Delhi, India that aims to give disadvantaged children an opportunity to learn about and play hockey
42 Technology expands its team and facilities following record growth in 2015
42 Technology has partnered with Gabler GmbH & Co. KG, one of the world’s leading providers of manufacturing equipment, to help Mondelēz International make a dramatic improvement in the efficiency of processes.
Are you planning a new device development in 2016? Whether you’re looking at a specific asset tracking or condition monitoring problem, or are just interested to know what challenges lie in wait along the way, this article published by Business […]
Up to 50% of prescribed drugs or treatments are never taken by patients. Why is this and what part can technology play?
A change in ownership and a platform for a new phase of business growth
Instrumentation magazine showcases our experience in sensor and instrumentation development
Crane Electronics has appointed 42 Technology for a major new product development programme
The result of the 2014 42 Technology conker competion hangs in the balance due to early suspension
We have been shortlisted in the ‘Tomorrow’s Train Design Today’ competition to design a new generation of passenger carriages for the UK rail network
42 Technology has helped gas detection specialist Crowcon to design and develop a new fully automated, easy-to-use gas calibration station
We are very pleased to announce significant growth in our international business
42 Technology’s graduate development programme accredited by the IMechEng
42 Technology kicks off 2014 with the appointment of three additional staff into newly created roles.
42 Technology today announced the appointment of four new directors to drive forward its ambitious business development and expansion plans
42 Technology’s manufacturing partner improves IP protection and links to low-cost Far East manufacturing.
42 Technology announces a novel technology for robust, low cost polyphase metering.
42 Technology joined the discussion at this year’s Packaging Awards Event for the Food and Drink Innovation Network.
Additive manufacturing technologies inspire bio-scientists to utilize similar methods for biological and medical applications.
42 Technology shares its experiences of frugal medical devices at a seminar on healthcare technologies for developing countries.
Jeremy rejoins 42 Technology following a six year career with Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), the UK’s second largest energy provider.
42 Technology is further strengthening its in-house engineering skills with the appointment of David Griffin, an experienced senior consultant who is known and respected within the life sciences sector for his contribution in bringing several market-leading products and processes to market.
42 Technology is delighted to be part of a consortium investigating how the SKYLON spaceplane can meet Europe’s future space access demands.
42 Technology product design specialists attended a recent event exploring latest advances in the tribology of skin.
42 Technology participates in a recent international seminar on using inkjet for decorating directly on first level product packaging.
FIND and 42 Technology are developing diagnostic tests for TB, malaria and other diseases to reduce their burden on the developing world.
Chris Walters, head of Consumer Sector business development at 42 Technology, shares details of a typical day in his working life.
42 Technology and INFICON have worked together to devise novel automated process steps for the manufacture of sensor wire filaments that promise to improve process reliability, increase manufacturing efficiency and boost production output.
42 Technology and its novel associates model have been featured in the latest book charting the rise and impact of the Cambridge technology cluster.
42 Technology is pleased to have been able to support iSotera’s recent round of investment to enable the development of next generation LED lighting solutions.
Three engineers from 42 Technology have successfully pitched their skills in lateral thinking to win the Only Connect Wall Night 2011 tournament.
42 Technology presented its recent experience commercialising a disruptive aerosol technology at the recent British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association forum.
James Oliver has joined 42 Technology as a graduate mechanical engineer to further strengthen our mechanical engineering team.
Answering questions like this, three engineers from St. Ives consulting firm 42 Technology successfully pitched their wits and skills in lateral thinking against a team of amateur runners to make it through to the quarter finals of BBC Four’s ‘Only […]
Team member Sue Smith – finance manager at 42 Technology and a coach for St Ives Swimming Club – previously hated running but is now a convert. “I was never able to run continuously for more than a minute but […]
42 Technology discusses how system-wide cost analysis has helped Circadian Solar maximise their system competitiveness.
42 Technology is further strengthening its healthcare team with the addition of two new senior consultants.
How can organisations reduce product development cost and risk when bringing new technologies into their product portfolio?
Product design and development consultancy 42 Technology is responding to recent strong growth by moving into much larger, fully customised and better equipped offices, next door to its existing premises.
Product design and development consultancy 42 Technology has been appointed by Talaris to help develop its next generation of banknote sorting and validation systems.
42 Technology has worked with Circadian Solar’s engineers to design and develop a new generation of low cost, high efficiency solar collector modules.
42 Technology has been appointed by Reaction Engines Ltd to provide strategic engineering consultancy and help with the mechanical design of key operational features of SKYLON.
42 Technology has developed a low cost, fully automated and portable ice generator concept that could help cryotherapy become a routine treatment for anyone recovering from a sports injury or after major orthopaedic surgery, such as hip or knee replacement.
Securing this new standard will enable to further strengthen its market offer and to work more closely with existing clients and prospects in helping bring innovative new medical products to market faster and at lower cost. ISO 13485 is designed […]
42 Technology is developing a novel low cost aerosol technology that could eliminate the need for hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), butane or other highly inflammable pressurised propellants in personal and household aerosol products.
42 Technology has further expanded its range of in-house product and process development skills with the appointment of Frank Tully, an acknowledged expert in the development of advanced automation and robotics for use in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
Product design and development consultancy 42 Technology has appointed a dedicated cleantech consultant to help consolidate existing inhouse skills and to spearhead a new business push into one of today’s fastest-growing market sectors.
42 Technology is working closely with Foundation for Innovative Diagnostics (FIND), anindependent, international, non-profit organization, to significantly improve the sensitivity of tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis
42 Technology has helped to design and develop a new arthroscopic surgical toolset in readiness for the phased European launch of a new collagen-based biomaterial
42 Technology has teamed up with a local expert in marine wildlife photography to devise a novel way of protecting the sophisticated electronic circuitry and sensors used within a new range of residential and commercial water meters.
Dave Wilson joined a small conference in Neuchatel to exchange ideas on improving innovation. Topics discussed included innovation techniques and 42 Technology’s Open Innovation model. The event culminated in a tour of the high speed manufacturing facility at Philip Morris.
This interest has been driven by a number of factors; projects for clients to consider novel approaches; our own interest in Cleantech and the environment; our capability in fluid handling and control; and fortuitous relationships and inventions along the way. […]
Dr John Wilkes joins as a senior consultant to build our new in-house resource for projects requiring advanced electronics and embedded software and to further boost our profile in innovative electronics, instrumentation and mechatronic products
Product design and development consultancy 42 Technology has appointed Adrian Swinburne, an experienced product development specialist and technology business manager, to help further strengthen the senior-level team and new business prospecting activities.
Projects involving sensor technology or developing new instrumentation make up a large chunk of work at 42 Technology and we work on challenging projects across many different sectors
Our approach is different from the usual model, in that we have an experienced and able core team, supported by a virtual network.