PhotonFirst International, a leading pioneer in integrated photonics sensing solutions for advanced applications, announced to have successfully closed its Series A funding. Jointly, their largest […]
Every day we put a start-up in the spotlight. Today it's UK-based Honeycomb, which aims to transform e-scooter infrastructure by developing smart charging lockers.
Researchers have developed a way to create freeform optical components by shaping a volume of curable liquid polymer, writes Technion Israel Institute of Technology in […]
For the first time, mathematicians have partnered with artificial intelligence to suggest and prove new mathematical theorems. The work was done in a collaboration between […]
The world is running out of water – but that isn’t inevitable. Novel technology is helping us reclaim and reuse water in new ways.
Global supply chains comprise complex networks, making them particularly vulnerable. The UK is a prime example of this, where logistics problems are currently resulting in […]
Swedish company Northvolt wants to extract metals from car batteries and make new ones from them. In the coming months, the company will run tests to see if it meets the requirements of a new battery.
An algorithm that can analyze large amounts of geological image data and streamline mine blasting won first prize in DTU’s accelerator program for start-ups. A […]
Every day we put a start-up in the spotlight. Today it's Norway's Infinite Mobility, who want to be the urban transport of the future with their solar electric tricycle Oslo.
Recently, Next Generation Shipyards, a shipyard from the north of the Netherlands that focuses on the sustainable shipping of tomorrow, has won the Groninger Entrepreneur Award.
Researchers have developed a model that can calculate individual countries’ carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel burning using observations from space. The new results could […]
Acetogenic bacteria could convert CO2 into plastic and fuel, researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have shown. This would make it possible to establish a carbon-neutral circular economy.
Fraunhofer researchers have collaborated with partners to develop a platform to remove weeds fully automatically. The mobile AMU-Bot robot system navigates using optical sensors and […]
The Netherlands leads Europe when it comes to the number of citizens who own, for example, a smart electricity meter, thermostat or lighting. In 2020, […]
Equipment for astronauts that enables them to sense objects they touch in space. Or an underclothing garment that helps Vocal Studies students to breathe correctly […]
The reports about the Apple, Rivian, and Sono Motors car fit the picture that the automotive sector is going through a major transition, Maarten Steinbuch writes.
Hable wins the third edition of the 4TU Impact Challenge. The start-up makes smartphones accessible for blind and visually impaired people, enabling them to stay connected to society.
Cultured meat inventor Mark Post: ‘Less pollutants in livestock farming without having to go fully vegetarian’
Mark Post is a man on a mission. The environmental damage caused by livestock farming must be drastically reduced. His contribution: cultured meat. Whether he is a vegetarian? No, he is not.
The Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse (KAW) is investing over SEK 3 billion in materials research with the aim of enabling a more sustainable society. […]
Every day we put a start-up in the spotlight. Today it's Greece's Omgyno, which helps people find inclusive sexual healthcare.
Initial findings from a world-first study of the impact of 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on both engines of a commercial jet have provided promising […]
For 20 years, Nijmegen-based Xenikos has been working on a drug that can reset the immune system. It is now make or break for their drug T-Guard.
Researchers of the Cluster of Excellence 3D Matter Mode to Order Show How 3-dimensional Nanostructures Can Be Printed Using Compact Desktop Devices – Publication in […]
Research findings to open way to new applications in quantum technology The forces between particles, atoms, molecules, or even macroscopic objects like magnets are determined […]
Every day, we put a start-up in the spotlight. Today it is the Friesland-based SeaQurrent, which generates sustainable energy from tidal currents using an underwater kite.
The winners of the European Capital of Innovation awards were revealed last week, and it appears that social innovation made all the difference.
Each week we take a closer look at a well-read topic. We hold recent developments up to the light, looking at both the pros and cons. This week: the 15-minute city.
You need the raw material carbon black to make car tires. Black Bear Carbon knows how to recover that carbon black from discarded tires.
Technion scientists develop self-healing, antibacterial polymer as safer alternative to traditional post-surgical sutures. The smart bandage can dispense antibiotic, monitor wound-healing biomarkers and report important […]
Katleen Gabriels reflects on the 'Capability Approach' of philosopher Martha Nussbaum and economist Amartya Sen and why protection of freedoms has such an important role for wellbeing.