New foldable drone flies through narrow holes in rescue missions
A Swiss research team has developed a new drone that can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes.
A new type of biomedical innovation program
The new program from l’X will help develop collaborations between researchers and doctors, with a view to improving future healthcare services.
Dealing with the plastic scourge
Society is balking at the impact of our collective plastic footprint. But some alternatives are occurring.
The battle for batteries
The European Commission wants to build a strong battery industry that can compete with Asia, but has it entered the game too late?
236 million for promising integrated photonics technology
The Dutch state, a number of provinces and regions, companies and knowledge institutions are together investing in accelerating the development of integrated photonics.
No super-vegetables for Europe
The gene-editing tool CRISPR could help farmers overcome the challenges of malnutrition. But European legislation has closed the door to that technology.
New tool ensures sustainable water supply for refugee camps
Danish researchers have created a new tool that can be useful when making decisions on sustainable water supply in refugee camps.
“Eindhoven is a clear hotspot for photonics”
How to expand an R&D company into production? The CEO of a photonics start-up explains.
Connected urban planners can better serve city residents
By comparing the cities of Geneva and Singapore, a Swiss study thesis found that urban planners can reap multiple benefits by better leveraging digital technology.
Bringing tech to the farm
Technology is helping farmers feed the world. It can also make agriculture more environmentally friendly – for conventional and organic farmers alike.
TUM satellite launched into space
German students have developed a fully functional mini-satellite. A Falcon 9 rocket launched in California carried the satellite into orbit, where it will among other things collect research data.
Three hot hubs in Eastern Europe
Krakow, Vilnius and Moscow have become centres for dynamic starts. What do they offer?
“Lego”-box for water locks simplifies large renovation
A new algorithm from the Netherlands allows the creation of lego-like modules for lock construction.
my food come from?
Consumers want to know where their food comes from, but most of the time they still don’t know – a major problem in the event of contamination. Various solutions could make supply chains more transparent.