Top 10 Emerging Technologies (8): Safer Nuclear Reactors

World Economic Forum (WEF) asked a group of international technology experts to identify this year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies. After soliciting nominations from additional experts around the globe, the group evaluated dozens of proposals according to a number of...

Delft student team Forze successes lead to new version of hydrogen racing car

The performance of the Forze VIII is so good, that the Delft student team behind this hydrogen-powered racing car have set their sights on a ninth version of their racing car. The Forze Hydrogen Electric Racing student team has been working on this for over 12 years...

Top 10 Emerging Technologies (7): Advanced Food Tracking and Packaging

World Economic Forum (WEF) asked a group of international technology experts to identify this year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies. After soliciting nominations from additional experts around the globe, the group evaluated dozens of proposals according to a number of...

How a smartphone app can help fertilize your crops

"If this works, the app could be a real innovation and a great help to farmers." ..., states Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Olfs. The scientist from Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences and his team have been researching a fertilizer app for about two years. The app will...

Startup-of-the-day: R-Energy, the urban turbine that also captures gusty city winds

The career path of Hans Vullers has not ever gone in a single straight line. More a case of 12 trades, 13 accidents, with occasional swerves to the side that frequently changed his path into a bewildering, winding route. But despite all of that commotion, one goal...

The VoloCity, Volocopter’s Urban Taxi, is ready for take-off

Volocopter has presented the design for its newest air taxi model: the VoloCity. This will be the fourth-generation electrical take-off and landing aircraft by the German Urban Air Mobility developer. With a calculated range of 35 km and airspeed of 110 km/h, the...

Delft student team Forze successes lead to new version of hydrogen racing car

The performance of the Forze VIII is so good, that the Delft student team behind this hydrogen-powered racing car have set their sights on a ninth version of their racing car. The Forze Hydrogen Electric Racing student team has been working on this for over 12 years...

Pretomanid granted US approval for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the deadliest infectious diseases in the world. More than ten million people worldwide contract it every year. The consequences are fatal for about 1.4 million people, which is more than any other infectious disease. Furthermore, the number...

Start-up of the day: Print your own steel bridge

MX3D uses a modified welding robot to print large metal objects, such as a pedestrian bridge which is to span one of the canals in Amsterdam as soon as the final tests have been completed. Founder Gijs van der Velden explains how and why the idea came about. How...

Start-up of the day: Print your own steel bridge

MX3D uses a modified welding robot to print large metal objects, such as a pedestrian bridge which is to span one of the canals in Amsterdam as soon as the final tests have been completed. Founder...

Piëch Mark Zero – the “coolest sports car”

For some time now, environmental friendliness has increasingly become the most important factor in cars. Electric, definitely, but also as compact as possible, economical in power consumption, and...

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Video Top 10 emerging technologies (part 1)

World Economic Forum (WEF) asked a group of international technology experts to identify this year’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies. After soliciting nominations from additional experts around the...

Personalize team sports via 24-hour monitoring

This week, the European Hockey Championships will be held in Antwerp. Hockey is a sport in which the Netherlands traditionally does well. However, competition has grown over the years and that means...

Tomorrow is good: Made with morality

It was actually launched in the summer of 2016: the car for women. The SEAT Mii by Cosmopolitan was the result of a collaboration between the SEAT design team and the editors and readers of the...

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