World Tolerance Summit 2018

The World Tolerance Summit 2018 is a unique platform for global leaders and community experts to address challenges associated with creating ensuring peaceful prosperity in societies with diverse populations. It enables participants to share innovative solutions and forge fruitful partnerships that help promote respect for diversity and productive pluralism. Participants will benefit from the insights Read more about World Tolerance Summit 2018[…]

Audits in 2019 will examine all those areas to establish whether the EU is delivering what it has promised

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) today published its work programme for 2019, in which the auditors give details of their audit priorities and the reports they intend to publish next year. They will cover a broad range of issues that reflect the challenges the EU currently faces and focus increasingly on assessing whether EU Read more about Audits in 2019 will examine all those areas to establish whether the EU is delivering what it has promised[…]

Research and innovation for advanced Li-ion cells

Specific Challenge: The high growth rate of electrified vehicles (xEV) with substantial unit forecasts is driving the demand for electrochemical battery cells. To achieve a significant market share for European suppliers, global competitiveness for xEV batteries has to be achieved. For the future it is important that European industry and research have the system knowledge Read more about Research and innovation for advanced Li-ion cells[…]

Pliable micro-batteries for wearables

There is a new technology gripping the markets of the future – technology to wear. Wearables, as they are known, are portable systems that contain sensors to collect measurement data from our bodies. Powering these sensors without wires calls for pliable batteries that can adapt to the specific material and deliver the power the system Read more about Pliable micro-batteries for wearables[…]

Annual Investment Meeting 2019

Global FDI flows and greenfield investment have declined on average with 15% over 2017 according to UNCTAD and FDI Intelligence. Although trade flows are still stable, we may see similar downward trends due to increased protectionist (trade) policies that many countries are adopting. Traditionally FDI and trade is driven by multinational corporations and nation-states as Read more about Annual Investment Meeting 2019[…]

AIM Startup 2019

Launched in 2017, AIM Startup, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, aims to connect promising startups with investors and business partners from all around the world. It is set in the heart of UAE’s Annual Investment Meeting, the World’s Leading FDI Platform for Emerging Markets and held under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Read more about AIM Startup 2019[…]

WHEC (World Healthcare Exhibition & Conferences) – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 25-27 July 2019

WHEC 2019 will be the most effective platform for business generation and technological growth in the healthcare, medical, and biomedical industry, and the main platform for the introduction of the most important innovations in the sector. WHEC2019 will present the latest developments to the various healthcare segments beyond the three days of the event. Healthcare Read more about WHEC (World Healthcare Exhibition & Conferences) – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 25-27 July 2019[…]

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Smart Haptics 2018

As the first industry driven haptics conference, Smart Haptics 2018 will take place in La Jolla, CA on December 5-6 and will bring together multiple end use industries including medical, automotive, mobile, VR/AR and more to explore where the haptics industry is headed. Smart Haptics 2018 will feature: Keynote address, Haptics at Scale – Advancing Mobile Read more about Smart Haptics 2018[…]

A new type of camera that could greatly improve the ability of cars to spot hazards in challenging imaging conditions

Inspired by the visual system of the mantis shrimp—among the most complex found in nature–researchers have created a new type of camera that could greatly improve the ability of cars to spot hazards in challenging imaging conditions. The new camera accomplishes this feat by detecting a property of light known as polarization and featuring a Read more about A new type of camera that could greatly improve the ability of cars to spot hazards in challenging imaging conditions[…]

A new bioeconomy strategy for a sustainable Europe

Today the Commission has put forward an action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy that serves Europe’s society, environment and economy. As announced by President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans in their letter of intent accompanying President Juncker‘s 2018 State of the Union Address, the new bioeconomy strategy is part of the Commission’s drive to boost jobs, growth and investment Read more about A new bioeconomy strategy for a sustainable Europe[…]

Smart textiles will be used to treat skin wounds

Drug-releasing textiles could, for instance, be used to treat skin wounds. Empa researchers are currently developing polymer fibers that can be equipped with drugs. The smart fibers recognize the need for therapy all by themselves and dose the active ingredients with precision and accuracy. For the «Self Care Materials» project, fibers are produced from biodegradable Read more about Smart textiles will be used to treat skin wounds[…]

Saudi International Exhibition & Conference for Internet of Things – Saudi IoT

Saudi IoT is a flagship event of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia aiming at “Redefining Communications” in the region for the growth & development of technology. Organized by New Horizon, under the governance of Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT); the 2nd Saudi IoT is planned twice as larger than the previous edition in Read more about Saudi International Exhibition & Conference for Internet of Things – Saudi IoT[…]