Abu Dhabi World Road Congress 2019

Since the first World Road Congress held in Paris in 1908, PIARC has organized Congresses every four years in a member country with the aim of sharing worldwide techniques, innovations, political strategies, trends and developments, best practices and experiences in the fields of road, infrastructures and transport between Ministers, governments, private sector, road and transport Read more about Abu Dhabi World Road Congress 2019[…]

SMEs in Europe experience great difficulty in exploiting innovations born of scientific research

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of EU’s innovation support scheme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including start-ups. In particular, the auditors will assess the relevance and effectiveness of the ‘SME instrument’, launched in 2014. They will also examine whether the European Commission has addressed the challenges facing SMEs with a Read more about SMEs in Europe experience great difficulty in exploiting innovations born of scientific research[…]

Composites 2017-2027: Innovations, Opportunities, Market Forecasts

A composite part consists of fibres embedded in a matrix to give superior properties in comparison to their individual elements. This report provides the most comprehensive global view of this market with detailed sections,10-year forecasts, and application trends segmented for each synthetic and natural fibre in a polymer, metal, or ceramic matrix. The industry may Read more about Composites 2017-2027: Innovations, Opportunities, Market Forecasts[…]

ERC funds 133 innovations arising from frontier research

Hundred thirty-three ERC grantees are bringing the results of their frontier research closer to the market thanks to Proof of Concept grants, awarded in three rounds of competition in 2016. The winners of the last round have been announced today. They will receive top-up funding to explore the innovation potential of their ERC-funded discoveries. The Read more about ERC funds 133 innovations arising from frontier research[…]

Industry 4.0 – the first application for the Industrial Data Space

In the era of Industry 4.0 it is important to be able to move large amounts of data quickly and securely, both internally and between companies. Industrial Data Space aims to solve a basic problem that many PC users will know: The use of cloud services to share data with others involves risks. No-one knows Read more about Industry 4.0 – the first application for the Industrial Data Space[…]