Satellites show us how solar parks can affect our climate

Scientists using satellite technologies have discovered for the first time that large scale solar parks have a cooling effect on the land surrounding them. As more countries pledge to achieve net zero carbon emissions there will be a greater reliance on renewable energy sources, such as wind turbines and solar energy. However, there is very Read more about Satellites show us how solar parks can affect our climate[…]

GEO WEEK

Geo Week is the intersection of geospatial + the built world. The event brings together AEC Next Expo & Conference, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference and the International Lidar Mapping Forum into a single powerhouse event. Co-located partner events include USIBD, ASPRS, MAPPS Annual Meeting. Industries covered include Architecture, Engineering & Construction; Asset & Facility Read more about GEO WEEK[…]

European Commission endorses Romania’s €29.2 billion recovery and resilience plan

How did the Commission assess Romania’s recovery and resilience plan? The Commission is assessing the recovery and resilience plans based on eleven criteria set out in the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) Regulation. The 11 criteria require an assessment of whether: the measures have a lasting impact; the measures address the challenges identified in the Read more about European Commission endorses Romania’s €29.2 billion recovery and resilience plan[…]

WiFi can count a crowd of mobile people

Researchers in UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi’s lab have enabled, for the first time, counting a stationary seated crowd using WiFi signals, and without relying on people to carry a device. The technique, which also counts through walls, needs only a wireless transmitter and receiver outside the area of interest where the crowd is seated. It Read more about WiFi can count a crowd of mobile people[…]

A new 3D printed vaccine patch that outperforms needle jab to boost immunity

Scientists at Stanford University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have created a 3D-printed vaccine patch that provides greater protection than a typical vaccine shot. The trick is applying the vaccine patch directly to the skin, which is full of immune cells that vaccines target. The resulting immune response from the vaccine patch was 10 times Read more about A new 3D printed vaccine patch that outperforms needle jab to boost immunity[…]

Why is the Commission acting to introduce a common charging solution

Innovation and rapid development of the ICT market has led to high number of devices and charging solutions. While ICT innovation is generally welcome, this has led to consumer overload and frustration with incompatible charging solutions and negative impact on the environment. Years of working with industry on a voluntary approach already brought down the Read more about Why is the Commission acting to introduce a common charging solution[…]

What Europeans think about science and technology

A new Eurobarometer survey on ‘European citizens’ knowledge and attitudes towards science and technology’ released today shows that 9 in 10 EU citizens (86%) think that the overall influence of science and technology is positive. They expect a range of technologies currently under development to have a positive effect on our way of life in the next Read more about What Europeans think about science and technology[…]

EU not doing enough to stimulate sustainable investments

The transition to a net-zero emission economy will require significant private and public investment, but the EU is not doing enough to channel money into sustainable activities. That is the conclusion of a special report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) that calls for more consistent EU action. The European Commission has rightly focused Read more about EU not doing enough to stimulate sustainable investments[…]

AUTOMA 2021 – Oil and Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress 2021

Must-Have Digital Trends For The Leaders Of The O&G Market at AUTOMA 2021 Digitalization of almost every working process has affected the oil and gas industry in 2020-2021, and it keeps growing its influence. To remain aware of the cutting-edge trends, leaders of the industry will join the Oil and Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress Read more about AUTOMA 2021 – Oil and Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress 2021[…]

(Română) Ajutor de stat pentru sprijinirea investitiilor

Sorry, this entry is only available in Romanian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Ministerul Finanţelor anunţă că începând cu data de 03.12.2020 se pot înregistra Cereri de acord pentru finanţare în baza H.G.nr.332/2014 pentru instituirea unei Read more about (Română) Ajutor de stat pentru sprijinirea investitiilor[…]

A new study reveals success formula

If you would like to succeed in your career, carve out your own distinctiveness, then break your boundaries along with collaborators. This sounds very common. However, a study on social networks has proven that is the recipe for success. A recent research on electric dance music DJs’ music identity and their reputation found that music DJs Read more about A new study reveals success formula[…]