The word haptic, from the Greek: ἁπτικός (haptikos), means “pertaining to the sense of touch” and comes from the Greek verb ἅπτεσθαι haptesthai, meaning “to contact” or “to touch”.

  • The Newest RDI projects/products and ideas from Worldwide

Haptic technology will be more remarkable than any breakthrough in the past technology

Haptic technology will change the way we live and interact with technology in the future. As mobile devices to act more like an extension of our body, so that the connected smart devices will act as an extension of our environments, allowing us to control the world around us in a unimaginable way.

AI to uncover patterns in human behaviour

Computer scientists have developed a way to measure staff comfort and concentration in flexible working spaces using artificial intelligence. While hot desking and activity-based working allow cost savings and greater ...
Read More

Artificial Chemist can re-shape the future of materials development and manufacturing

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University at Buffalo have developed a technology called “Artificial Chemist,” which incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) and an automated system for performing chemical ...
Read More

The transition to a sustainable energy economy for industrial manufacturing

Most production plants today are still powered by alternating current. In the long term, however, research teams from the Fraunhofer Institutes for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA and Integrated Systems ...
Read More

Just Transition Mechanism

The transition towards climate neutrality will provide opportunities for and challenge regions and sectors differently. Some will see more immediate opportunities, some will face more challenges than others, and not ...
Read More

AI-powered textiles that allow humans to interact more safely and intuitively with robots

Professor Fabien Sorin and doctoral assistant Andreas Leber, at the Laboratory of Photonic Materials and Fibre Devices (FIMAP) in EPFL’s School of Engineering, have developed a technology that can be ...
Read More

Researchers approached the creation of a solid-state thin-film battery for miniature devices and sensors

Researchers of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) approached the creation of a solid-state thin-film battery for miniature devices and sensors. The results of the study were published in the special issue dedicated ...
Read More

Solvency Support Instrument

What is the Solvency Support Instrument and why is the Commission proposing it? We have to kick-start the European economy to overcome the severe socio-economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic ...
Read More

The proposed InvestEU Programme

Why do we need InvestEU for the post-coronavirus recovery? InvestEU is the EU’s proposed flagship investment programme to kick-start the European economy. It is well-placed to provide long-term funding and ...
Read More


Today, the European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan. To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all Member States, the European Commission is ...
Read More

Research and Innovation Performance report: Enabling Europe

The Commission released today its latest report on the EU’s Science, Research and Innovation Performance, through which it analyses how Europe performs in the global context. It highlights the need ...
Read More

Researchers suggest tech as alternative to building new roads

Traffic congestion is a serious problem in the United States, but a new analysis shows that interactive technology – ranging from 511 traffic information systems and roadside cameras to traffic ...
Read More

Solar cell fabrication process speed up by 3D printing

Tests on new designs for next-gen solar cells can now be done in hours instead of days thanks to a new system built by scientists at Australia’s Monash University, incorporating ...
Read More