Category: Start-ups

Eindhoven, Tampere and Genève – demonstration cities in European climate study

The Brabant city of Eindhoven, the Swiss city of Geneva and the Finnish city of Tampere have been appointed as demonstration cities for experiments on a major livability study to be carried out by UNaLab, the European Commission's climate laboratory. This is evident...

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 with the furthermost possible range. The Piëch Mark Zero doesn't meet...

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 globe, the group evaluated dozens of proposals according to a number of...

Electric sports car “Piëch Mark Zero” charges in 4 mins & 40 secs

The name Piëch has been well known within the automotive industry for four generations. No doubt it is probably Ferdinand Karl Piëch, the major Porsche shareholder and former Chairman of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board of the Volkswagen Group, who you...

Start-up of the day: cylindrical transmission from IMSystems for high-precision robotic arms

IMSystems is a promising start-up from Delft that is developing a new generation of transmission systems for robotic arms. As a result, robots will soon be able to work with much more precision, which means that the human hand will probably no longer be needed for the...

Start-up of the day: helping the brain via music

Music is one of the oldest art forms known by humankind. While it might be difficult, maybe impossible, to know how prehistoric music sounded, we do know it was around. Throughout history, it has...

Start-up of the Day: Surfing against the current

Up Stream Surfing brings surfing into the city. All it takes is a river whose current has a velocity of one meter per second and a bridge. It is based on a pulley block system and uses the resources...

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You decide: Who will be our Start-up of the Month?

The month of July has already come to an end, and our weekly winners determined by our editorial staff. are now in the run for Start-Up of the Month. However, our readers can also have a say about...

Start-up of the week: Hands free wheelchair mobility

”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...

Start-up of the day: food made from air

A world in which we won’t have to use land or water  in order to produce food is closer thanks to the work of Solar Foods. The Finnish start-up aims to make food without the use of agriculture. They...

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