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EFFECT Photonics is preparing the future’s internet

EFFECT Photonics, located in the Videolab at Strijp-S in Eindhoven, announced earlier this week that it had completed a new financing round. Reason for an interview about the current status and...

The Innovation Station: Stanford’s Flying miCro Tugging

FlyCroTugs stands for Flying miCro Tugging, meaning small drones that can lift or pull objects many times their own weight with the use of smart add-ons and technologies. This approach opens up a...

Brains of astronauts shrink in space, researchers find

German astronaut Alexander Gerst has been on the International Space Station ISS since June 8, 2018, and should have returned on December 13th. However, he and his colleagues, US-American Serena...

‘Feeling trousers’ for measuring social behaviour

LONDON / VIENNA, 19 November 2018 - Sophie Skach experiments with electronic textiles. She tries to find out what data on human social behaviour can be obtained from clothing - and how this...

The Innovation Station: the Airborne Wind Turbine

Altaeros developed the first commercial demonstration of its BAT (Buoyant Airborne Turbine) product. The BAT uses a helium-filled, inflatable shell to lift to high altitudes where winds are stronger...
The Innovation Station: Just like Ants

The Innovation Station: Just like Ants

Ants are considered nature’s strong and hard workers making them an ideal candidate for biomimicry. These BionicANTs do not only look like ants, but they can also perform group tasks, just like real ants. https://youtu.be/FFsMMToxxls “We aim to inspire and educate by...

EFFECT Photonics is preparing the future’s internet

EFFECT Photonics is preparing the future’s internet

EFFECT Photonics, located in the Videolab at Strijp-S in Eindhoven, announced earlier this week that it had completed a new financing round. Reason for an interview about the current status and goals. "This is the perfect time to take our product to market," says...

Brains of astronauts shrink in space, researchers find

Brains of astronauts shrink in space, researchers find

German astronaut Alexander Gerst has been on the International Space Station ISS since June 8, 2018, and should have returned on December 13th. However, he and his colleagues, US-American Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian Sergej Prokopjew, had to extend their stay...

New round of investment for Effect Photonics

New round of investment for Effect Photonics

EFFECT Photonics, a leading developer of high-performance DWDM optical components based on its optical System-on-Chip, has completed a series-B funding round led by Innovation Industries. Financial details were not revealed. EFFECT Photonics' headquarters is in the...

[BRAINPORT COLUMN] Shrinkage

[BRAINPORT COLUMN] Shrinkage

Yvonne van Hest is responsible for the PEOPLE domain as Program Director at Brainport Development. In her columns for IO Eindhoven, she focuses on regional developments, backgrounds and trends in education and the labour market. In order to do my job well, data are...