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Swords into ploughshares

Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer organisation for the MoD, looks to provide businesses with access to innovative technology.

TT Electronics acquires Precision

TT Electronics has acquired Precision, a designer and manufacturer of precision electromagnetic product solutions for critical applications, for an initial consideration of $23.5million.

University of Cambridge spin-out raises £1.2m

Sorex Sensors, a spin-out company from the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, has completed an initial round of investment raising £1.2m. The funding was organised by Cambridge Enterprise, the Cambridge Angels and Cambridge Capital Group.

Electrocomponents acquires IESA

Electrocomponents has acquired IESA, a provider of value-added services to industrial customers, for a cash consideration of £88million in a plan to build out its value-added service proposition.

Ocado’s robot swarm

Andover factory contains 400 robots controlled by “world’s densest” mobile communications network based on 4G technology.

Micron and Intel extend leadership in 3D NAND flash memory

Micron Technology and Intel have announced production and shipment of the industry’s first 4bits/cell 3D NAND technology. Leveraging a proven 64-layer structure, the new 4bits/cell NAND technology achieves 1 terabit (Tb) density per die, the world's highest-density flash memory.

Red Pitaya outstanding shares acquired by Instrumentation Technologies

Red Pitaya, the company aiming to offer low cost, open-source, reconfigurable instrumentation with its credit-card-sized STEMlab platform, has announced that all the outstanding shares have been acquired by Instrumentation Technologies, a specialist in instrumentation, primarily servicing the accelerator beam diagnostics market.

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