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”.

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.

How to climate-proof future infrastructure projects

The European Commission has published new technical guidance on climate-proofing of infrastructure projects for the period 2021-2027. The guidance will help mainstream climate considerations in future investment and development of infrastructure ...
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Stochastic Processes Take the Lead

Experimental facilities around the globe are facing a challenge: their instruments are becoming increasingly powerful, leading to a steady increase in the volume and complexity of the scientific data they ...
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A novel computational design optimisation method that reduces costs by using artificial intelligence

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New sense of imagination in Artificial Intelligence

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Funding available for research on clean steel and coal

The European Research Executive Agency has launched the 2021 call for proposals under the Research Fund for Coal and Steel programme. The programme supports research and innovation projects that work ...
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More than €90 million available under the first calls of the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Programme

A novelty under Horizon Europe, the European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE) Work Programme aims to create the ground for a sustainable, robust and integrated European innovation ecosystem. Its main objective is to support the scaling ...
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What is the General Block Exemption Regulation?

The 2014 ‘General Block Exemption Regulation’ exempts certain categories of State aid from the requirement of prior notification to the Commission, when the benefits to society outweigh the possible distortions ...
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Imagine you’re a CEO who wants to promote an innovative new product, a time management app or a fitness program. Should you send the product to Kim Kardashian in the ...
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Alliances for Semiconductors & industrial cloud technologies

The European Commission kick-starts two new Industrial Alliances: the Alliance for Processors and Semiconductor technologies, and the European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud. The two new alliances will ...
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Is your household among those with the highest income or among those with the lowest income in your country? Have a look at interactive visualisation to see where your net ...
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An unexpected deep discount doesn’t make you a smart buyer

Researchers at St. Edward’s University have found that frugal individuals are more likely than their spendthrift counterparts to give in to the allure of deep discounts, whether it is Tax-free weekend, Amazon ...
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Artificial intelligence capable of decoding brain activity during sleep

We sleep on average one third of our time. But what does the brain do during these long hours? Using an artificial intelligence approach capable of decoding brain activity during ...
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