The former President of Ireland and High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, believes that the European Commission should speed up the transition process of making energy generation more...Read More
Author: Lucette Mascini
Diego Pavía, the CEO of InnoEnergy, (which is a European investor in innovative start-ups), is firmly convinced that we will no longer emit CO2 in 2050 and will all be using green energy. Innovation...Read More
The French Government, like the other EU Member States, is faced with the complex task of involving the entire population in the process of making the French economy climate neutral by 2050. As it...Read More
The best way to reduce CO2 emissions is to make the polluting industries pay at least four times as much for the quantity of these emissions as they do now. So says Steven Chu, the former Secretary...Read More
Towards the end of the European Innovation Days, acclaimed scientists advised the European Commission and politicians on what to look out for when funding research with money from the EU’s...Read More
In the next five years, Europe has to invest in developing systems that measure and explain as to why some agricultural crops are growing well or others aren’t. That is the opinion of advisors...Read More
Early next year the Delft-based company Hardt Hyperloop will start a tour around European cities with their mobile experience center. There, consumers will be able to become acquainted with this new...Read More
Butterflies, bees, flies – some of whose species we no longer see around anymore because they have become extinct as a result of extensive, densely asphalted areas in between green areas....Read More
The European Union must have a robotics innovation hub where small and medium-sized enterprises that collaborate with others in their businesses will be able to test new robotic applications. With...Read More
Ships in European waters and inland rivers are required to be emission-free by 2050. They need a radical makeover in order to accomplish this goal. Fuel oil and diesel? If all goes well, we will no...Read More
The evolution of the electric car is a success according to Stephan Neugebauer, Director of Global Research Cooperation at the German car manufacturer BMW. In his opinion, subsidies from the...Read More
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who is fighting against climate change, is triggering mixed reactions among the general public. However, this is certainly not the case when it comes to the top...Read More
This year, the European capital of innovation is Nantes. This has just been announced by European Commissioner Carlos Moedas, who has innovation in his portfolio. He mentioned qualities such as...Read More
Well, why are predictions about the future important and why do we talk about them? That’s what experts in the field of innovation and related investment are wondering about during the...Read More
They were overjoyed, said Nuala Burke (29) and Lise Pape (37) from Denmark, that their invention won the € 1 million prize for social innovation from the European Commission. It will bring them...Read More
Once again the articles about the pros and cons of driving electric cars scored the highest this week. However, since we don’t want to discuss the same subject every week in the ‘Best...Read More
What prompted you to set up Axiles Bionics and what problem did it solve? “Up until now, people with an amputated foot have had to make do with prosthetics which have no joint functionality....Read More
National Living Lab Smart Cities: ‘Municipalities need to talk to residents about digitisation of public spaces’.
Good ideas are pouring in which are set to improve the city. Usually these are combined with the availability of digital information that is passed on very promptly so residents can move around...Read More
Last week Auke Hoekstra’s column scored more than 7000 readers. Hoekstra used it to tear into the German research institutes which regularly put the advantages of electric driving into...Read More
The initiator of the future Mobility City Campus Rotterdam, Avanto Ventures, wants to bring the Delft-based start-up Hardt to Rotterdam. Hardt is currently working on the development of an...Read More
The first e-bike with an electric motor powered by hydrogen has arrived on the market. The bike costs about 5000 euros. The motor reaches a speed of 25 kilometers per hour and recharging only needs...Read More
German professor Stefan Schneegaß from the Human Computer Interaction department at the University of Duisberg-Essen is investigating new methods whereby vibrations from the human body can be used...Read More
Journalist Tijs van den Boomen wrote the book Slim Zand (Smart Sand) about the expat community in Veldhoven in the province of Brabant that has sprung up over the past few decades around the...Read More
Eindhoven is one of the three demonstration cities participating in the European climate research project that will be experimenting for five years with projects which make the city climate-adaptive...Read More
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