Electric Auke #2: Solar panels don’t pass eco-label certification

Each week we take a look with EV specialist and Innovation Origins columnist Auke Hoekstra at what caught his eye on topical issues or what he runs into when it concerns the preservation of our planet..  Hoekstra is busy building a fully sustainable house. "I have had...

Soon everyone will be a Knight Rider with the KITT from NXP – or maybe not?

Those who grew up in the 1980s will remember who Knight Rider was. A fearless detective who wanted to make the world a better and safer place with KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand), his robotic car. Well, back in those days it was all still science fiction. But...

Meet SARA, the almost-autonomous nursing robot

A Dutch startup BrightCape has developed a robot called SARA. SARA’s purpose is to support the nursing staff in taking care of the elderly. SARA can, for example, help the elderly doing their exercises, tell them stories or warn the nurses if something goes wrong. To...

Start-up of the Day: New printing process gives textiles intelligent functions

The Munich-based start-up GRDXKN has developed a new technology that gives textiles specific properties in the printing process. The innovative material can be used in many different ways - for example in the acoustic, interior and automotive industries. There are...

Eindhoven AI Systems Institute: ‘Universal law against misuse of AI is needed’

Only a universal law on rules of conduct applicable to robots and the use of artificial intelligence can protect humankind against their brutal abuse, so said director Carlo van de Weijer of the Eindhoven AI Systems Institute (EAISI) during last week's High Tech Next...

Meet SARA, the almost-autonomous nursing robot

A Dutch startup BrightCape has developed a robot called SARA. SARA’s purpose is to support the nursing staff in taking care of the elderly. SARA can, for example, help the elderly doing their...

How dreams prepare us to face fears in real life

We fall, we are pursued and are unable to move, we want to scream. But no sound comes out, a loved one dies or suddenly disappears. These are scenarios that probably everyone has experienced in...

Will Poland have its own state-owned Tesla?

This is the third article in a series about measures that Poland is taking against environmental pollution and global warming. Parts 1 and 2 appeared on the 29th and 30th of November. Poland is not...

Start-up of the Day: Zero waste shopping made easy

The packaging industry accounts for a large proportion of the plastic soup. A number of shops solve this problem by allowing customers to fill their own jars. “But this is only part of the...

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Who should be our Startup of the Month?
  • Field Factors 51%, 151 vote
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    151 vote - 51% of all votes
  • Drone Analysis 39%, 116 votes
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    116 votes - 39% of all votes
  • We4Sea 5%, 16 votes
    16 votes 5%
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  • Grow X 5%, 16 votes
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2 December 2019 - 7 December 2019
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