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Start-up of the Week: pocket-sized cancer treatment provider

”Your sneak preview of the future” is the slogan of Innovation Origins, and that’s just what we will highlight with our Start-up of the Week column. Over the past few days, five start-ups of the day have been featured and on Saturday we will choose the week’s winner....

Start-up of the Day: faster, better and cheaper monitoring of cancer treatment thanks to chip

The Twente start-up ECsens won the 4TU Impact Challenge at the beginning of this month. Students from the four technical universities in The Netherlands presented their most groundbreaking innovations. ECsens succeeded in convincing the jury with their diagnostic chip...

Meet SARA, the almost-autonomous nursing robot

A Dutch startup BrightCape has developed a robot called SARA. SARA’s purpose is to support the nursing staff in taking care of the elderly. SARA can, for example, help the elderly doing their exercises, tell them stories or warn the nurses if something goes wrong. To...

How dreams prepare us to face fears in real life

We fall, we are pursued and are unable to move, we want to scream. But no sound comes out, a loved one dies or suddenly disappears. These are scenarios that probably everyone has experienced in their dreams at some point. If nightmares recur more often than once a...

Philips: In the future, there will be more care provided outside the hospital

In the future, we will no longer go to the hospital or to the doctor for care as often as we do now, predicts Christopher Busch, Head of the Innovation Management Department at Philips during High Tech Next in Eindhoven last week. If you have a headache, you'll call...

Meet SARA, the almost-autonomous nursing robot

A Dutch startup BrightCape has developed a robot called SARA. SARA’s purpose is to support the nursing staff in taking care of the elderly. SARA can, for example, help the elderly doing their...

How dreams prepare us to face fears in real life

We fall, we are pursued and are unable to move, we want to scream. But no sound comes out, a loved one dies or suddenly disappears. These are scenarios that probably everyone has experienced in...

Hiccups are key to a baby’s development

We all get the hiccups from time to time. Nevertheless, it is mainly babies who get the hiccups after they have drunk something. Parents try everything they can to stop the hiccups. If you enter the...

Start-up of the Week: Let’s drink to that!

”Your sneak preview of the future” is the slogan of Innovation Origins, and that’s just what we will highlight with our Start-up of the Week column. Over the past few days, five start-ups of the day...

How technology can reduce stress

On a busy day, just do a brief breathing exercise to reduce or avoid stress. Industrial Design student at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Brigitte van der Lugt, has integrated technology...

New bio-ink for 3D bioprinting advances cell research

Bio-printing has brought new perspectives to cell research. So far, however, other 3D printing methods have fallen short of expectations. A special bio-ink has now been developed at TU Wien (Vienna)...

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