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Our bi-monthly industry newsletters, from six key sectors, aim to keep you updated on the latest impartial insights, reports and events. The content is created and developed in partnership with industry-leading experts.

Recent newsletters

Here are just some of the recent stories we’ve covered in our newsletters.

BUILT ENVIRONMENT SECTOR

Making your home more energy-efficient and desirable

Richard Miller, a member of the IET Built Environment Panel, reflects on a panel he chaired at FutureBuild 2020.

"To have any hope of reaching the 2050 net-zero target, we must drastically cut domestic energy use, and decarbonise what remains."

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DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Virus-shielded PPE for nightlife

Fun to wear, disinfectable and fast to deploy, Micrashell was born as a socially responsible solution to safely allow people to interact in close proximity.

Specifically designed to satisfy the needs of nightlife, live events and entertainment industries, Micrashell allows for socialising without distancing.

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DIGITAL SECTOR

Experts discuss COVID-19 and tracing apps

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the UK government announced a move to a centralised system of using geo-tracking information on social distancing. We spoke to experts to find out what this means for your health and security.

During the webinar, we found that 46% of respondents were in favour of the decentralised approach, whereas 26% preferred a centralised model.

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ENERGY SECTOR

Space technology for Scotland

The space industry in Scotland is a leading area for innovation, producing high tech, high-value jobs which will assist Scotland globally.

We spoke to experts to find out UK’s role in the European Space Agency and the development of a spaceport in Scotland.

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TRANSPORT SECTOR

Will the UK transport industry meet net-zero targets?

The responsibility to drastically reduce our impact on the climate falls on all areas of society. Is the UK transport sector ensuring net-zero goals will be met? Our transport sector accounts for large amounts of CO2 emissions and other pollutants which cause extensive air quality issues. Despite targets being set for electric vehicles, we need more low-carbon sustainable solutions.

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HEALTHCARE SECTOR

The promise of immersive healthcare key recommendations

Our latest report on immersive healthcare seeks to provide insight into key issues, views and recommendations given at the Think Big: Future Health and Life Sciences Unconference, which was jointly hosted by the IET, Immerse UK and Hatsumi VR in November 2019.

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