The cyber attack – possibly by Russia or China – caused “significant” damage to the academic arm of the UK’s Ministry of Defence, according to a retired high-ranking officer.
The new building is commissioned to align with the company’s strong sustainability agenda, and is designed in accordance with the latest environmental standards to obtain BREEAM certification.
The company has been looking to commercialise its range of high nickel cathode materials and has been exploring strategic partnerships for the battery division it set up in 2012.
As part of its sustainability action plan, Owen Mumford has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°c commitment and is one of the first 1000 global businesses to sign up.
In a strategic partnership agreement with Oxbotica, the global automotive technology company will take a seat on the company’s advisory board with a 5% share.
Brill Power’s breakthrough technology will transform the cost and performance of energy storage systems by increasing battery life by up to 60% and enhancing storage capacity by up to 129%.
The strategy sets the government’s priorities for this high-growth sector, with a vision to unlock the UK’s space industry, boost private investment, and capitalise on unique UK strengths.
Professor Sir Peter Knight, Chair of the National Quantum Technology Programme (NQTP)’s Strategy Advisory Board, led the formal breaking-ground ceremony at the site.
The acquisition follows regulatory approval from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in Germany and satisfaction of other closing conditions.
Funded by UK Research and Innovation, the UK’s National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC) will help place the UK at the forefront of this transformative new technology.
Malachy Devlin joins the Harwell based company to build the business and its reputation as the premier provider of high throughput multi-beam scanning antenna systems.
The BMW project in Oxford is centred around developing a long-distance electric vehicle EV battery that will rival the range of internal combustion engines.