EXTREME Technologies

Newcastle University has over many years developed unique expertise in wireless communications, sensors and devices for harsh environments. Following a recent £2.1M EXTREME programme contract with One NorthEast, Newcastle University has established a centre of research expertise in Extreme Environment Technology.

A wide variety of technologies are available to industry, at a high technology readiness level, from the EXTREME programme which include:

  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Sub-sea communications, Navigation & Instrumentation
  • Through metal communications
  • Silicon carbide sensors for high temperature, high radiation and harsh chemical environments
  • Silicon carbide high temperature electronics and devices

EXTREME III Presentations now available online.

Download white papers/publications on one or more of the EXTREME technologies.

screen shot of EXTREME videoWatch a short video on Newcastle University's EXTREME technology programme.

screen shot of EXTREME underwater videoSee a video of the control of untethered underwater vehicles

The benefits of these EXTREME technologies can be applied across a wide range of market sectors including:

  • Aerospace, Defence & Security
  • Subsea & Offshore Communications
  • Environmental Sensing
  • Shipping and Asset Management & Tracking
  • Civil Nuclear
  • Structural Integrity & Machine Health Monitoring
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Distribution & Energy Conversion

The University recently hosted a highly successful Technology showcase event in conjunction with One NorthEast.

For more information regarding EXTREME technology solutions for your industry please contact:

EXTREME Technologies logo Prof. Nick Wright
Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Tel: +44 (0) 191 208 7701


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