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2019
2018

Europe’s answer to GPS

When Galileo is fully functional in 2020, it will provide the most precise navigation ever, even at the North and South Poles.

2017

Team players

Machines are getting much better at learning from humans and interacting with them. The next challenge: getting robots to talk to each other.

Life-saving lessons

Linking engineering and medicine has led to better diagnostics, drugs and treatments. But it’s not always easy to collaborate successfully.

Flying the “big science” flag

Europe is once again on the hunt for emerging research and development trends that will spawn radical social and economic rewards in years to come. Discover three of the candidate projects.

2016

Labs without borders

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.

2015
2014

Power from thin air

Mobile devices need energy – lots of it. Instead of focussing only on improving battery performance, some scientists are looking at the ambient energy that is all around us.