Research led by the Italian University of Trieste has developed a material that is capable of synthesizing molecules. This could be hugely important in making the chemical industry more sustainable.
In this section, we follow up on one of our best-read stories. This week, it was about the plan to raise St. Catherine's Church in the Dutch city of Eindhoven by 55 meters. How innovative is that?
Community organizations have a greater chance of survival in neighborhoods with more and wider sidewalks
A study that used Google Streetview and deep learning technology reveals that more and wider footpaths improve the social climate within city nighborhoods.
The app from the start-up Moprim not only helps people to reduce their CO2 footprint but also encourages healthier forms of mobility.
EIT InnoEnergy is trying to help the start-ups it invests in like Verv Energy through the corona crisis. How? You can read that in this series.
That software cannot be patented in Europe is a persistent myth, explains our patent expert Hans Helsloot. Something new and innovative just has to be done on a technical level.
A study of microbes on some of Leonardo da Vinci's drawings should lead to a systematic mapping out of these enemies of centuries-old paper.
To make connections remotely, that's what the founders of Female Tech Heroes Ingelou Stol and Hilde de Vocht want. Which is why they came up with an alternative for the Female Tech Heroes congress.
A new form of construction, in which a structure automatically adapts to the stress on it, is likely to reduce the negative impact on the environment caused by the construction industry.
The competition offers selected academic start-ups the opportunity to present themselves to an audience of international investors and companies.
For the first time ever, a new method enables the recycling of clothing containing polyamide as part of a circular system. The recycled polyamide can then be spun into new textile fibers.
According to the German scientists who have developed this method, it could become a standard application for optical detection of infections on implants in the future.
A student team form the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands is designing an interactive rubbish bin that encourages people to dispose of their litter properly.
Hans Duisters (Sioux Technologies) is building a safe landing site for Dutch companies in Suzhou
Scientists at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research Empa are researching a new powertrain concept for commercial vehicles with the use of a special test engine.
"The city has the impact of a metropolis but the appearance of a provincial town. That has consequences for attracting talent"
A scientist at the Leibniz Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken in Germany is researching how lithium, a valuable raw material for electromobility, can be extracted from mine water.
"We produce hot cells, consisting of shielded cabinets in which medical radioactive isotopes are processed"
An international team of scientists is researching into ways of using implants to directly target brain areas that are responsible for processing visual information.
Jelmer Visser explains the movements of the corona pandemic in Europe for Innovation Origins. This week: Is there really light at the end of the tunnel?