To convince investors and customers, start-ups need to build a good prototype. How best to tackle this important step?
From fintech to health to the environment, clever inventions are improving the lives of millions of people.
The Fairphone is a smartphone built with “ethical” components. Now it hopes to compete with the iPhone.
Hundreds of millions of years of evolution have given insects the ability to fly efficiently and robustly. Roboticists are taking note.
Childbirth may be the most important event in a mother’s life, but it can also be the most traumatic. Technology can help.
Digital technologies can save time and money in construction, but the complexity of the processes will make automation difficult.
An expert discusses the challenges of creating a major district entirely with floating houses.
Towards a more intimate musical experience: Hamburg and Paris introduce innovative acoustics to their spectacular new concert halls.
From London to Hamburg to Singapore, architects draw inspiration from living organisms to design energy-efficient buildings.
Designers working with biologists and engineers: not so long ago such collaboration would have been unusual. Now it is at the heart of European Science.
Once dominated by light-bulb manufacturer Philips, the Dutch city is now home to a dynamic university and its circle of start-ups.
Polaroid enthusiasts have recreated instant film that can be used in old cameras and developed a new camera as well.
Aluminium, carbon and even bamboo: sport results today depend highly on the materials.
A Dutch innovator offers a visible view of an invisible world.
Relying on attractive and informative data visualisations, Craig Mills is on a mission to use hard evidence to bring environmental issues to life.
The worst design sins to avoid, according to usability guru Jakob Nielsen.
Four Danes have created award-winning upmarket headphones. One of them describes the challenges of fusing design and audio engineering.