Future Cities Show

The Third edition of the Future Cities Show is set to take place from the 8th to the 10th of April 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The show will highlight the latest and the most innovative technologies, which are set to change the Future. This show is based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which were Read more about Future Cities Show[…]

Commission helps Europe’s regions become more innovative

Commission is renewing the initiative ‘Stairway to Excellence’, to continue to provide tailored support and expertise to regions lagging behind in terms of innovation. The initiative will help regions develop, update and refine their smart specialisation strategies – that is, their regional innovation strategies based on niche areas of competitive strengths – ahead of the start of Read more about Commission helps Europe’s regions become more innovative[…]

EU budget 2021-2027 the Commission is proposing €100 billion for research and innovation

A new programme – Horizon Europe – will build on the achievements and success of the previous research and innovation programme (Horizon 2020) and keep the EU at the forefront of global research and innovation. Horizon Europe is the most ambitious research and innovation programme ever. Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Read more about EU budget 2021-2027 the Commission is proposing €100 billion for research and innovation[…]

Pharmaceuticals: Commission refines intellectual property rules

The Commission is proposing a targeted adjustment to intellectual property rules to help Europe’s pharmaceutical companies tap into fast-growing global markets and foster jobs, growth and investments in the EU. The EU has a strong intellectual property rights framework in place which protects Europe’s know-how and sustains the pharmaceutical industry’s world-class innovation capacity. To improve Read more about Pharmaceuticals: Commission refines intellectual property rules[…]

European Inventor Award 2018 finalists announced

They have found innovative ways to tackle health issues, reduce pollution, boost alternative energies and equip us with technology for the digital age. The 15 finalists for the European Inventor Award 2018, announced by the European Patent Office (EPO), have all made significant contributions to advancing technology, generating economic value and creating employment in Europe Read more about European Inventor Award 2018 finalists announced[…]

50 winners of an innovation grant competition

The awarded projects cover a variety of topics: a promising advance in the development of a universal flu vaccine, an atlas of the human sub-cortex for deep brain stimulation of people suffering Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases, a new environment-friendly process to produce menthol, and deep learning algorithms for the automatic detection of fake news. Read more about 50 winners of an innovation grant competition[…]

Bringing Sensors to Stroke Rehabilitation

A groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation. Developed in the lab of Northwestern University engineering professor John A. Rogers, in partnership with Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the sensor is the latest in Rogers’ growing portfolio of stretchable electronics that are precise enough Read more about Bringing Sensors to Stroke Rehabilitation[…]

EU to invest over €114 million to help 262 small businesses bring their innovation on the market

A total of 262 small and medium-sized companies have been selected for funding under the latest round of Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument. The total amount to be distributed to the companies under both Phases of the programme is €114.237 million. With this funding, companies will be able to finance their innovation activities ranging from feasibility studies Read more about EU to invest over €114 million to help 262 small businesses bring their innovation on the market[…]

EUREKA investing in innovation

In EUREKA’s high level group meeting in October 2017, a total of 32 EUREKA network and ITEA 3 cluster projects were endorsed for funding. Worth € 137 M, these projects will drive technological innovation in a wide range of areas, from transport to smart manufacturing, ICT, nanomaterials, healthcare and food production. For EUREKA network projects, this Read more about EUREKA investing in innovation[…]

More than EUR 3 mil. for conversion of captured CO2 – HORIZON 2020 Call

Specific Challenge: Conversion of captured CO2, for example using hydrogen made from renewable energy, to produce fuels is not only a means to replace fossil fuels, but also a promising solution for seasonal energy storage. There are still relevant and significant scientific and technological challenges to be able to exploit the CO2 as a chemical Read more about More than EUR 3 mil. for conversion of captured CO2 – HORIZON 2020 Call[…]

First Compact Plant Worldwide for Synthetic Fuels from Solar Energy and Carbon Dioxide extracted from Air

Demand-driven production of liquid fuels from regenerative energy sources is a major element of the energy turnaround. Production of synthetic fuels from solar energy and carbon dioxide extracted from air is the objective of the SOLETAIR project started now by INERATEC, a spinoff of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in cooperation with Finnish partners. Together, Read more about First Compact Plant Worldwide for Synthetic Fuels from Solar Energy and Carbon Dioxide extracted from Air[…]

Danfoss invests massively in a new university center

Danfoss joins forces with local partners to establish a Center for Industrial Electronics. The new university center in Sønderborg will contain research, innovation and test facilities at international top level and will at the same time provide a basis for offering completely new engineering courses in electronics at the civil engineer and diploma engineer level. Read more about Danfoss invests massively in a new university center[…]