A mini robot that swims through your bloodstream in order to administer medication. It may sound like science fiction for now, but it can easily become reality.
One of our best read stories this week was about mushroom leather. But pineapple leaves, apples, rotten mangos and raked leaves and twigs also provide an alternative to the leather industry.
The planned two-day conference of Fe+male Tech Heroes was cancelled in May. A dinner was held instead this week in full compliance with corona regulations.
21 days without producing waste or emitting CO2 when you travel, plus eating vegan? The Climars app challenges people to live more sustainably.
An international team of scientists from the University of Vienna is continuing research into vegan and CO2-neutral leather made from fungi in a biologically and environmentally friendly way.
With the help of the Cities: Skylines simulation game students want to literally visualize the consequences of energy measures.
Scientists at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in Germany are researching sustainable plastics that are capable of self-healing, have intelligent properties and can be recycled if required.
Students at the Dutch TU/e have developed a new app that uses algorithms to check if exposure to light is disrupting natural biorhythms, energy levels and and sleep patterns.
An e-commerce site implemented by an experienced agency will allow you to increase the reach of your business and collect detailed customer data
Marketing products that are not only good for your body but are really delicious. This is what the Bulgarian start-up Cardinal Bites is all about.
Researchers from the Dutch University of Wageningen examined 340 kilos of waste that was washed ashore on the uninhabited Dutch Wadden island of Griend.
Amsterdam is building 10,000 square meters of smart blue-green rooftops to protect the city from heat stress and flooding. Hopefully these will also promote biodiversity.
Scientists at the German University of Leipzig have developed a corona antibody test that should enable anyone to find out if they have already been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Every other week we take a look with sustainabilty expert and Innovation Origins columnist Auke Hoekstra at what caught his eye where the preservation of our planet is concerned.
On 24 September, the European Commission will announce which city will be this year's European Capital of Innovation.
Hydrogen is becoming an important energy carrier in the circular economy. Scientist Fausto Gallucci creates a reactor to make more sustainable hydrogen.
Researchers at Frankfurt UAS are developing a 'smart hydrogen tank', which should make it possible to install it in home cellars or garages.
The Research & Innovation Days of the European Commission can be followed online on 22, 23 and 24 September.
German researchers have succeeded in removing more than 99 % of steroid hormones from water using an improved filtration system made of polymer membrane with activated carbon.
"The further development of Campus Groningen is an integral project. The strength is not in the individual elements, but in the whole"