The ‘Babypod’ carrier that comes with an F1 pedigree

13 Jul 2017

Posted By: SG   |   Source: BBC News   |   URL:


The technology developed to improve F1 cars has often been adapted for use in other sectors. Now the Williams team has produced a state-of-the art carrier for critically ill new-born babies. The pod is being built by Williams F1 sister company, Williams Advanced Engineering.

“It looks pretty basic, but is the result of an intensive development process. The material used in the design is carbon fibre, the same remarkably strong material used in F1 cars.”

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Institution: BBC Author: Theo Leggett