Development of haptic touch sensor that works by static electricity

Super-micro, low-power sensors and devices that can send and receive signals and information anytime, anywhere will become an integral part of people’s lives in a hyper-connected world driven by the Internet of Things (IoT). The question is how to continually supply electricity to the countless electronic devices connected to the system. This is because it Read more about Development of haptic touch sensor that works by static electricity[…]

The new composite materials breakthrough has direct implications for electric motors

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used new techniques to create a composite that increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a new material that can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense electric vehicle traction motors. The research is aimed at reducing barriers to wider electric vehicle adoption, including cutting the cost Read more about The new composite materials breakthrough has direct implications for electric motors[…]

Webinar – Materials Science, Engineering and Technology

Welcome to the webinar on Materials Science, Engineering and Technology We are delighted to announce and invite you to join & register in this webinar. Webinar Schedule: 17 – 20 September 2020 | 17 – 20 October 2020 | 17 – 20 November 2020 Aim of this webinar is to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars, industrial, Read more about Webinar – Materials Science, Engineering and Technology[…]

4th International Conference nanoFIS 2020 – Integrated Functional nanoSystems

We have the pleasure to invite you to the 4th International Conference nanoFIS 2020 – Integrated Functional nanoSystems! The nanoFIS 2020 conference focuses on essential capabilities required for the development of future Smart Systems that are core enablers for the digital transformation worldwide. The topics of nanoFIS 2020 comprise novel technologies, components and devices enabled Read more about 4th International Conference nanoFIS 2020 – Integrated Functional nanoSystems[…]

A new self-reinforced material

Inspired by how human bone and colorful coral reefs adjust mineral deposits in response to their surrounding environments, Johns Hopkins researchers have created a self-adapting material that can change its stiffness in response to the applied force. This advancement can someday open the doors for materials that can self-reinforce to prepare for increased force or Read more about A new self-reinforced material[…]

4th International Conference nanoFIS 2020 – Integrated Functional nanoSystems

We have the pleasure to invite you to the 4th International Conference nanoFIS 2020 – Integrated Functional nanoSystems! The nanoFIS 2020 conference focuses on essential capabilities required for the development of future Smart Systems that are core enablers for the digital transformation worldwide. The topics of nanoFIS 2020 comprise novel technologies, components and devices enabled Read more about 4th International Conference nanoFIS 2020 – Integrated Functional nanoSystems[…]

€3.2 billion public support battery value chain

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries. The seven Member States will provide in the coming years up to approximately Read more about €3.2 billion public support battery value chain[…]

advanced materials

A new automated system makes it easier for non-experts to create polymers

A Rutgers-led team of engineers has developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. The innovation is a critical step in pushing the limits for researchers who want to explore large libraries of polymers, including plastics and fibers, for chemical and biological applications Read more about A new automated system makes it easier for non-experts to create polymers[…]

New high-performance materials and therapeutics for Soldiers

Synthetic biologists working on a U.S. Army project have developed a process that could lead to a new class of synthetic polymers that may create new high-performance materials and therapeutics for Soldiers. Nature Communications published research conducted by Army-funded researchers at Northwestern University, who developed a set of design rules to guide how ribosomes, a cell Read more about New high-performance materials and therapeutics for Soldiers[…]

Flying Fish Robot collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments

A bio-inspired bot uses water from the environment to create a propelling gas and launch itself from the water’s surface. The robot had been developed by researchers at Imperial College London. It can travel 26 meters through the air after take-off and could be used to collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments, such Read more about Flying Fish Robot collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments[…]

A new energy map for energetic losses

A new spectroscopic method now makes it possible to measure and visualise the energetic landscape inside solar cells based on organic materials. It was developed by a research team led by Prof. Dr Yana Vaynzof, a physicist at Heidelberg University. This novel visualisation technique enables scientists to study the physical principles of organic photovoltaics with Read more about A new energy map for energetic losses[…]

Future and innovation through nanotechnology at EuroNanoForum 2019, the most important European forum of the industry, in Bucharest

The National Institute for Research and Development in Microtechnologies – IMT Bucharest – organizes the 9th edition of EuroNanoForum (EuroNanoForum 2019 – Nanotechnology and progress of advanced materials under Horizon2020 and beyond), which will be held between June 12 – 14, 2019 at the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest. This event is part of the Romanian Read more about Future and innovation through nanotechnology at EuroNanoForum 2019, the most important European forum of the industry, in Bucharest[…]