– Classification of publications – All

21 Oct Human enhancement and the future of work

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
A report on a workshop jointly hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering, Academy of Medical Sciences, British Academy and the Royal Society.
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21 Oct Additive manufacturing

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2013
A report of a roundtable meeting on the future of additive manufacturing in the UK, reality of the technology and its potential to open up new areas of manufacturing.
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21 Oct Public projects and procurement in the UK sharing experience and changing practice

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2014
A report exploring how taking an engineering approach could help the UK government meet its tactical, operational and strategic objectives for procurement.
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21 Oct Engineering in society

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2014
This e-book aims to provide students with a wider perspective on the profession of engineering. It has been produced by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the University of Leeds' Centre for Inter-Disciplinary Applied Ethics (IDEA), and is supported by the ICE, IET, IChemE, IOM3 and IMechE, and the Engineering Council.
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21 Oct Food Innovation and Consumers

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF)
2012
The aim of this report is to throw light on the following question: is innovation in food systems compatible, as they exist today, with what consumers want, viz., natural, healthy food? The authors demonstrate that consumers are indeed in the heart of the innovation process but also that new marketing techniques tend to mask technological innovations. Although professionals in foodstuffs have long since learned how to handle and satisfy consumers, offering healthy, safe and tasty food, simple too cook and serve, the same professionals are at a loss when it comes to meeting the demands of consumer-citizen, often close to saturation level with a series of cultural ingredients, even ideologies, who represent a population on whom technical or economic argument have no or little effect.
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21 Oct Risks related to manufactured nanoparticles – Ways of protection and prevention

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF)
2012
In research labs as well as in industry, nanomaterials (at least partially made of nanoparticles) are the object of a growing interest. The have lead to many new industrial applications during the last few years and more are on the way. Knowledge about the hazards related to these new materials and nanoparticles issued of these nanomaterials is nevertheless limited, as well as their impact on the Human Health or on the Environment. The purpose of this communication is to assess this problem and to propose ways forward. It lists the present knowledge on the toxicity hazards for populations and the environment. The risks to workers, whether into the Research field or the industrial one are more particularly discussed.
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21 Oct The search of the usefulness. The long way of Homo Faber

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI)
2012
En busca de la utilidad. La larga marcha del Homo Faber. The book analyses the search for the definition, identity and specificity of the Engineering.
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21 Oct Twenty years in the internationalization of the Spanish industry

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI)
2014
Veinte años en la internacionalización de la empresa española. How the Spanish enterprises have developed their internationalization plans during the last 20 years
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