Electric Auke #16: “Electric driving is finally starting to register!’

Each week we take a look with EV specialist and Innovation Origins columnist Auke Hoekstra at what caught his eye on topical issues or what he runs into where the preservation of our planet is concerned. This week: This week Auke tells us that his message about...

Are you comfortable with charging your e-Car wirelessly?

The number of e-cars registered in the Netherlands (battery + hybrid) has now passed the 200,000 mark. The number of charge points is also growing rapidly. By the end of last year you could already charge your car in more than 50,000 places. As the number of e-cars...

Start-up of the week: This week’s winner heralds the end of the dreaded pap smear

”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, four start-ups of the day have been featured and on Saturday we choose the week’s winner....

Coronacrisis: Home office makes employers think about digital surveillance

Until now, home offices have largely been based on trust, says Ulrich Remus, a business information specialist from the University of Innsbruck. But that could change in the corona crisis. The demand for monitoring software has increased. Now employees are being sent...

Start-up of the week: Smart tech opens up the world of patients with locked-in syndrome

”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 Saturdays, we always choose the week’s...

Dossier Covid-19

The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak is officially a pandemic. But history has taught us that it is precisely at those moments that mankind comes up with creative solutions. Innovation Origins reports about this every day in the Dossier Covid-19.

Follow-up: Sports face masks for a thriving economy

In the weekly ‘follow-up’ section we present a sequel to last week’s best-read article here on Innovation Origins. The story this week was about a study carried out by TU Berlin that shows that the...

Tomorrow is good: Digital vulnerability

By mid-March, teachers all over the world were faced with a tough challenge: a rapid transition to online education would have to be made. This prompted hilarious commentaries, such as this...

Virtual Reality for pain relief

Virtual Reality – as in, immersion in a strange world. Be that sitting in a racing car and competing against other drivers, or going around and around on a roller coaster while in a comfy...

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