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Citizens can help in search for black holes with LOFAR telescope

Do real space research from the comfort of your own home. Search for black holes. Because anyone can join the Lofar Radio Galaxy Zoo civilian science project. The one condition is that you have a computer with an internet connection. This has been announced by the...

Start-up of the day: no storage costs for spare parts thanks to 3-D printing service from DiManEx

Utrecht-based start-up DiManEx offers a digital platform that allows large producers of machines such as electronics manufacturers and the transport industry to order spare parts. These are not located somewhere in a warehouse where someone has to dig out that one...

Law in the making: European Commission wants a list of ultra-risky AI

The European Commission wants to create a list for ultra-risky applications of AI (artificial intelligence). Such as those used in medical care or self-driving cars that must pass a safety inspection before they are allowed to enter the market. This is set out in the...

New start for start-up eBlocker: ‘Never trust an investor’

A year ago, Hamburg's start-up eBlocker won the coveted Smart Home Initiative Award. That very same day, eBlocker's fate was essentially sealed. A potentially major strategic partner withdrew their support for the company. Bankruptcy was inevitable. Together with...

The Dutch High Tech Sector wants to bond with Germany: From trading partners to being the centre of global innovation

There is no doubt that the Netherlands and Germany are natural trading partners. But in order to (continue to) play a role on a global level, it is necessary to come closer together in the field of innovation and technology as well. In a "Germany plan", the Dutch top...

A Startup Kitchen for Tilburg

The Railway Zone – ‘Spoorzone’ – in the Dutch city of Tilburg will provide new accommodation for start-ups. The ‘Startup Kitchen’ is meant to form a link in a...

Tomorrow is good: Can we learn from our faults?

In a success-oriented society, we tend to adopt successful people as role models. By imitating what makes these people successful and adapting that to our personality and work style, we think we can...

Five years of Innovation Origins – much more to come

Just a coincidence of course, but still beautiful: on the very day that we are celebrating our fifth anniversary (i.e. 🎉 🥳 today), we are treated to the most laudatory review you can wish for, as a...

An utterly ugly 0-0 in gorgeous LED lighting

I go to almost every home game of Atlético Madrid together with my daughter. We have two regular places just behind the goal on the northern side. It’s mostly just a case of good-old-fashioned...

Tomorrow is Good: how hype delays innovation

We all try our hand at predicting things. But how good are those predictions? The Danish Nobel Prize winner for Physics in 1922, Niels Bohr, spoke these wise words: making predictions is very...

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