How CO2 from atmospheric air is converted into a high-tech raw material

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany is building a globally unique experimental plant that converts CO2 (carbon dioxide) from the atmospheric air into a pure and industrially applicable carbon dioxide: carbon black. Global warming has to be limited...

How COVID-19 could change our approach to mobility

Governments are endeavouring to stem the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (corona virus) by reducing person-to-person contact. The resulting ban on social activities has largely relegated the economy to the home office. This is also reflected in rush hour traffic,...

Philips factories in U.S. and Germany help solve Dutch shortage of Intensive Care equipment

Made in the United States, made in Germany, but used in Dutch hospitals: Philips is supplying up to 1,000 ventilators and 1,000 patient monitoring systems in the near future. The order comes from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and was caused by the rapidly...

“Corona-crisis can be the start of a new period in time”

All over the world, people are trying to cope with times of Corona. Everybody tries to survive it, some try to fight it and others are looking for ways to help the ones in that need this most. Every day, new examples can be found of people using their own skills and...

Dutch investor Kees Koolen: ‘Corona crisis will lead to a total reset of the world’

Dutch entrepreneur Kees Koolen and investor in Booking.com and Uber from the very outset is busy all day providing support to technological start-ups which he invests in. He has never experienced a crisis as extreme as the current one that's caused by the corona...

Dossier Covid-19

The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak is officially a pandemic. But history has taught us that it is precisely at those moments that mankind comes up with creative solutions. Innovation Origins reports about this every day in the Dossier Covid-19.

How COVID-19 could change our approach to mobility

Governments are endeavouring to stem the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (corona virus) by reducing person-to-person contact. The resulting ban on social activities has largely relegated the economy...

Explainer: Big tech against corona

Tech companies around the world are helping in the fight against corona. The most creative solutions are being devised to help us, with the help of technology, get through this time of crisis. We...

Three new ways to test for COVID-19

Test, test, test – that’s the key advice that the WHO is giving when it comes to curbing the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several countries – including The Netherlands and the...

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