Manufacturing

Bank on it! Hants’ own De La Rue to manufacture King Charles III polymer notes arriving this June

Having been the sole manufacturer of Sterling banknotes for over twenty years, Basingstoke-based De La Rue has worked closely with the Bank of England to introduce new... READ MORE »

The Solent Cluster heads for Westminster to launch landmark report on region’s low-carbon future

Government ministers and MPs from across the Solent met in London this week for the launch of a report commissioned by The Solent Cluster, the region’s decarbonisation... READ MORE »

Southampton Uni secures slice of £26.8m funding to help drive national semiconductor strategy

The University of Southampton is poised to drive the future of semiconductor research after receiving major national funding. Southampton and Bristol were awarded a... READ MORE »

Emirates becomes first international airline to join Solent Cluster as region looks to low-carbon fuels

The Solent Cluster, a cross-sector collaboration focused on decarbonising the region, has welcomed Emirates international airline to its ranks. More than 100... READ MORE »

World’s first foldaway toilet frame puts architectural engineer Monty in line for top award

It all started when Monty Ravenscroft, an architectural engineer from Selborne near Alton, was working on a tiny property in southeast London. He had to get creative in... READ MORE »

Michael hits ‘significant career milestone’ as he’s made head of hardware development at Multitone

Multitone Electronics has announced the promotion of Michael Moulden to a new role at the firm – head of hardware development. Michael joined the Multitone team in... READ MORE »

‘If they can do it, I can’ says Ringwood-based fashion designer Caroline Lita

Fashion designer Caroline Lita has high hopes for the future of her clothing brand. The Ringwood resident, who graduated from Winchester School of Art, has already seen... READ MORE »

‘It’s important that we give back’ says MD Nick as Still & Bloom donate £1k to Soton children’s charity

Southampton’s Still & Bloom have made a £1,078 donation to Friends of PICU, who support the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Southampton Children’s Hospital... READ MORE »

Soton firm Sonichem turning sawdust into green biochemicals hits £1.1m Seedrs target

With a week to go, the team at Sonichem (formerly Bio-Sep) have successfully hit a £1.1 million goal on crowdfunding platform Seedrs to help expand their cleantech... READ MORE »

Two South Coast drinks producers fly the flag for British beverages in Serbia

Hampshire-based Hattingley Valley Wines and Pothecary Gin from Dorset have been flying the flag for British beverages in Serbia. The two companies were chosen to... READ MORE »