EUREKA Call for Proposals: Joint R&D projects on Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Technology

EUREKA (www.eurekanetwork.org) is an intergovernmental organisation for market-driven industrial R&D. It is a decentralised network facilitating the coordination of national funding on R&D&I, aiming to boost the productivity & competitiveness industries. Following a bottom-up approach with projects being of technological area with a civilian purpose, EUREKA has been the driving force of innovation in Europe for over 30 years.
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EU Call for Proposals: The TRA VISIONS 2020 YOUNG RESEARCHER COMPETITION

The TRA VISIONS 2020 YOUNG RESEARCHER COMPETITION is aimed at University and Technical Institutes young researchers pursuing bachelor degrees and higher. The competition presents an opportunity for young researchers to showcase their work on an international stage at the Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2020 Conference between the 27th and 30th of April 2020 in Helsinki.
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Call for Applications: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award 2019

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award is to encourage those working in knowledge-related fields to innovate and create new ways to spread knowledge around the world.
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Call for Applications: The Drucker Prize 2019 for Nonprofit Innovation

Beyond the cash award, The Drucker Prize offers nonprofits a host of practical insights to help them become more innovative and more effective. Indeed, The Drucker Prize’s resource-rich learning platform blends the timeless wisdom of Peter Drucker with the thinking of some of today’s brightest management minds. Our original content is open first to each year’s 50 semifinalists. Leaders of these organizations get to dive into specially designed mini-courses covering key aspects of innovation and nonprofit performance.
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FFAR Call for Research Proposals: Advanced Animal Systems, Health-Agriculture Nexus, Next Generation Crops, Soil Health, Sustainable Water Management, Urban Food Systems

Seeding Solutions applicants are required to complete a pre-proposal. As our Seeding Solutions program supports innovation and partnership, grantees are required to provide matching funds from non-federal sources and identify an innovation that addresses an intractable problem in food and agriculture within one of FFAR’s Challenge areas.
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Call for Nominations: 2019 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Nominations are open for 2019 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards that recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities and artistic creation.
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European call for proposals: Innovative utilisation of aquatic biomass and Novel aquaculture production systems

The proposals should seek to be complementary with or adding to other projects funded under FP7 and Horizon 2020, ERA-NETs, BBI JU or other funding schemes, both ongoing and recently finished. They should reflect awareness of the objectives of running projects in relevant fields to avoid overlap. Proposed projects must demonstrate industry involvement.
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Intel and Alibaba announced the development of athlete tracking technology powered by artificial intelligence

Intel and Alibaba announced on the eve of CES that the companies are teaming to develop athlete tracking technology powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that is aimed to be deployed at the Olympic Games 2020 and beyond. The technology uses existing and upcoming Intel hardware and Alibaba cloud computing technology to power a cutting-edge deep learning application that extracts 3D forms of athletes in training or competition.

Heterojunction photovoltaic cell technology achieves nearly 24% efficiency

Heterojunction photovoltaic cell technology achieves nearly 24% efficiency on the CEA’s industrial pilot line based at France’s National Institute of Solar Energy. A heterojunction module with a peak power of 348 watts was also manufactured by the CEA’s teams in partnership with Swiss solar technology leader, Meyer Burger.

Call for Applications: Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

Applicants are invited to apply for Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 which is the world’s most inspiring entrepreneurs innovating in Agriculture, Connectivity, Energy, Health, and Water.
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ESA's Call for Proposals: Space and Biotechnology

The European Space Agency’s “Space and Biotechnology” opportunity offers support and funding to companies looking to develop biotechnology services that can benefit from using space-based data or capabilities.
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Call for applications: International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

FAO and the Government of Switzerland are calling on individuals, private companies or institutions to submit a nomination.
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Call for Applications: The Global Cooling Prize, an international competition to find a residential cooling technology

A winning technology could prevent up to 100 gigatons of carbon emissions by 2050, and put the world on a pathway to mitigate up to 0.5˚C of global warming by 2100.
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EU Call for Proposals: Inducement prize: Tactile Displays for the Visually Impaired

The objectives of this inducement prize are: to address this significant gap in the ICT market with a tactile graphical display that makes visually impaired people benefit from digital technologies and improves the quality of their lives especially in the area of education and navigation; and, to stimulate broader European efforts in developing solutions for this societal need.
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5 months ago

EU launched The Quantum Technologies Flagship, a €1 billion initiative, to develop quantum web

The Quantum Technologies Flagship, a €1 billion initiative, was launched today at a high-level event in Vienna hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

EU's Call for Proposals: Agri-Aqua Labs - Looking behind plant adaptation

In the area of crop production, there is a fundamental interest in deciphering the dynamic responses of plants as they (pre)adapt to local conditions or adjust their growth and development to changes in the environment within their plasticity range. These adaptive traits are all the more important as plants are sessile and therefore require effective strategies to deal with uncertainty and to tolerate rather than avoid stress.
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Corteva Agriscience and IRRI Ink Partnership to Develop Advanced Rice Technologies and Programs

The partnership seeks to improve the genetic outcomes of breeding programs, encourage sustainable rice cultivation, and develop new rice varieties which deliver higher yields and are more resilient against biotic and abiotic stresses.

EU's Call for Proposals: Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar

Actions should help startups and scaleups achieve market success and mature the innovation excellence of high potential innovators.
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Call for Proposals on Joint Innovation Projects between France and Singapore

Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods which have strong potential for the French, Singaporean and/or international market.

EU Call for Proposals: ERC Synergy Grant 2019

The aim is to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines. This should enable transformative research not only at the forefront of European science but also to become a benchmark on a global scale.
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EU Call for Proposals: Towards a European high power laser effector

In essence, the thermal interaction between the laser beam and the target ultimately leads to irreversible damage if the temperature of the target material can be raised sufficiently high.
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10 months ago

CEF Telecom's Call for Proposals: Automated Translation

Collaborative language resource projects: projects to make language resource provision to CEF Automated Translation easier. This will include identification, processing (anonymization, aggregation, alignment, conversion, etc.) and collecting language resources in the Member States.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Develop technologies and systems to produce bio-based aromatics that outperform fossil-based counterparts

The specific challenge of this topic is to increase the process yields of aromatics from sustainable biomass sources able to outperform fossil-based counterparts.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Valorise sugars from the cellulosic and/or hemicellulosic fractions of lignocellulosic biomass

The specific challenge of this topic is to better use the sugars from lignocellulosic feedstock in a sustainable way.
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a year ago

Call for proposals to enable independent and talented young scientists to create and lead an original project within a CNRS affiliated laboratory

CNRS launches a call for proposals that aims at enabling independent and talented young scientists to create and lead an original project within a CNRS affiliated laboratory.
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a year ago

New way of producing useful compounds from birch for the cosmetics industry

Cell cultures, which originated from birch leaves and seeds, produce pigments, as well as compounds that help to preserve products and inhibit the growth of harmful microbes.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Risk Governance of nanotechnology

Significant progress has been achieved in relation to research regarding the safety of engineered nanomaterials and the transfer of this knowledge into regulation. Still, more needs to be done as nanotechnology reaches the market.
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a year ago

Nonsurgical Neural Interfaces Could Significantly Expand Use of Neurotechnology

The state of the art in brain-system communications has employed invasive techniques that allow precise, high-quality connections to specific neurons or groups of neurons. These techniques have helped patients with brain injury and other illnesses. However, these techniques are not appropriate for able-bodied people. DARPA now seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3).
a year ago

Atomwise Raises $45 Million Series A to Become the Preferred Artificial Intelligence Partner for the Global Pharmaceutical Industry

Like software used to design airplanes and computer chips in simulation, Atomwise can help make predictions about new potential medicines before they are made, reducing the need for costly and time-consuming physical synthesis and testing.
a year ago

TechAccel Initiates Protein Engineering Project with UC Davis to Improve Wheat Yield

TechAccel LLC, a Kansas City-based technology and venture development company, today announced it has initiated a protein engineering research project with The Siegel Lab in the Genome Center of the University of California, Davis.
a year ago

Call for Applications: JNA Awards 2018 - Encourage best business practices, excellence and innovation in the international jewellery and gemstone industry

The prestigious JNA Awards is now accepting entries for its seventh edition. Qualified companies and individuals are invited to take part in this annual awards programme. A world-renowned awards programme, the JNA Awards is organised by UBM Asia and is dedicated to recognise, celebrate and encourage best business practices, excellence and innovation in the international jewellery and gemstone industry.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: FET-Open Challenging Current Thinking

Ambitious interdisciplinary research for achieving the technological breakthrough and that opens up new areas of investigation. In particular, projects with only low-risk incremental research, even if interdisciplinary, will not be funded.
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a year ago

Call for Proposals: Application Experiments with the objective of providing support to Innovative Companies to access new markets and grow their businesses

SmartEEs, a European acceleration program, is organizing an open Call for Application Experiments with the objective of providing support to Innovative Companies to access new markets and grow their businesses by integrating flexible electronics technologies into advanced products and services.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: ECSEL Innovation Action

An ECSEL Innovation Action (IA) primarily consists of activities aiming at pilot lines, test beds, demonstrators, innovation pilots and zones of full-scale testing. These activities produce plans and arrangements or designs for new, altered or improved products, processes, methods and tools or services. For this purpose they may include prototyping, testing, demonstrating, piloting, large-scale product validation and market replication.
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a year ago

Call for Proposals: Water reuse and water desalination for agricultural and food production

The challenge is to provide end-users with new more economically feasible water treatment technologies, taking into account the main environmental, socio-economic and legal and/or institutional constraints regulating the adoption of these technologies.
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a year ago

U.S. Call for Proposals: Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS)

DARPA is soliciting innovative proposals for concepts that use naturally-occurring or engineered marine organisms as sensor elements in a system designed to provide persistent monitoring of manned and unmanned vehicle (M/UUV, e.g., submarines, semi-submersibles and/or unmanned underwater gliders or vessels) movement, particularly in shallow-coastal and littoral marine environments.
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a year ago

European Defence Fund delivers new pan-European research projects

The Ocean2020 project supports maritime surveillance and interdiction missions at sea and to that end will integrate drones and unmanned submarines into fleet operations. The information acquired will be combined with conventional systems to build up a comprehensive picture of developing situations for military commanders.
a year ago

Clemson researchers blaze new ground in wireless energy generation for future electronic gadgets

Researchers from Clemson’s Nanomaterials Institute (CNI) are one step closer to wirelessly powering the world using triboelectricity, a green energy source.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Raw materials innovation for the circular economy: sustainable processing, reuse, recycling and recovery schemes

The challenge for industry is to scale up promising raw materials production technologies and to demonstrate that raw materials can be produced in an innovative and sustainable way in order to make sure that research and innovation end up on the market, to strengthen the competitiveness of the European raw materials industries, meet ambitious energy and climate targets for 2030, minimise environmental impacts and risks, and gain the trust of EU citizens in the raw materials sector.
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a year ago

Science, technology and innovation policies must be inclusive, with women and girls at the centre

The African Development Bank uses a multi-pronged approach to support girl’s education especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Between 2005-2017, the Bank approved US $2 billion to support more than 70 education projects for Africa. US $ 52 million in support to technical vocational education, training, and teacher education in Tanzania is helping reduce gender imbalance in science and technology related programs where female participation was only 11-19%.
a year ago

Call for Applications: CEMEX-Tec Award - High-impact proposals and projects regarding sustainable development, innovation and entrepreneurship

The CEMEX-Tec Award is divided into two categories with a global scope: Transforming Communities, aimed at undergraduate and graduate students with proposals for the sustainable transformation of a community; and Social Entrepreneurs, aimed at entrepreneurs with projects that solve social problems and encourage a systemic change with the potential of becoming a social business.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Electronic Smart Systems (ESS)

The challenge is to develop and validate a new generation of cost-effective ESS technologies integrating hardware technologies across multiple fields eg, multi-modal sensing, actuating, advanced processing, and secure wireless transmission (to network or local infrastructures). Access to advanced electronics technologies by SMEs and academia is a complementary challenge supporting digitisation of industry.
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a year ago

Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) program Turns to Marine Organisms to Help Monitor Strategic Waters

The Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) program will study natural and modified organisms to determine which ones could best support sensor systems that detect the movement of manned and unmanned underwater vehicles. PALS will investigate marine organisms’ responses to the presence of such vehicles, and characterize the resulting signals or behaviors so they can be captured, interpreted, and relayed by a network of hardware devices.
a year ago

Call for Proposals: Lockheed Martin Open Space Satellite Innovation Project

Lockheed Martin invited start-ups, researchers and established companies alike to propose technologies that could help solve some of today's most pressing challenges in space. With numerous launches and hosted payload slots on the docket, the company is looking to collaborate with a new generation of companies to find opportunities to put innovations in orbit and beyond.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: STARTS Prize 2018 – Grand prize of the European Commission honoring innovation in technology, industry and society stimulated by the arts

The artistic practice of creative exploration and experimental appropriation of new technologies has a wide reaching potential to contribute to the development of new products and new economic, social and business models.
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a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Coordinated approaches to funding and promotion of research and innovation for the circular economy

The action should establish a joint platform which will formulate, based on a thorough understanding of the state-of-the-art, the research and innovation needs and priorities for circular economy development in the EU. To this end, this action should bring together national and regional programme owners which will adequately represent the diversity of conditions and approaches from around the EU.
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a year ago

OurCrowd Launches $100 million Cognitiv Fund specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Deep-learning, IoT, Robotics and Digital manufacturing

OurCrowd announced the launch of Cognitiv, a specialized $100 million global fund focused on early-stage companies that leverage AI, deep-learning, IoT, robotics and digital manufacturing to become tomorrow’s category leaders.
a year ago

France - Russia Call for Proposals: Joint innovation projects focusing on developing innovative products and applications

France and Russia are announcing a Call for Proposals for joint innovation projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods which have strong potential for France, Russian and international markets.
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a year ago

Call for Proposals: Multidisciplinary and multi-technique research in all fields of materials and biomaterials sciences, and nanotechnology

CERIC-ERIC offers access through a single entry point to more than 50 different and complementary state of the art techniques and support laboratories, distributed in 9 countries, with the submission of single or multi-technique proposals.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Government of Canada helps innovators and entrepreneurs find funding simply and quickly

The Government of Canada has created Innovation Canada, a one-stop-shop for Canada's innovators and entrepreneurs.The Innovation Canada website is able to match users with the programs and services that will best meet their needs.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Flexible and Wearable Electronics

To fully exploit the potential of Flexible and Wearable Electronics and overcome barriers of manufacturability, challenges need to be addressed in materials, processes for large-area fabrication and quality control, integration technologies, and demonstrating innovative and sustainable products for professionals and consumers.
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a year ago

France - China Call for Proposals: Technological collaborations projects between French and Chinese companies

The objective of this call for proposal is to identify technological collaborations projects between French and Chinese companies that may benefit from financial support from both Bpifrance and MOST.
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a year ago

Call for Applications from Developing Countries: TWAS Prizes to the Nine Fields of Sciences

The TWAS Prizes are awarded to individual scientists from developing countries in recognition of an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development.
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a year ago

‘Holostream’ allows high-quality wireless 3-D video communications

The team developed both the hardware and software for the pipeline including a 3-D video capture system. A 3-D camera captures the images, using an LED light to project structured patterns of stripes onto the object being scanned. These stripes allow the system to determine the depth and shape of the object.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: A multilingual Next Generation Internet

The activities under this topic will support technology-enabled multilingualism for an inclusive Digital Single Market. Every European should be able to access content and engage in written and spoken communication activities without language being a barrier. Content and services, such as those provided by public administrations, are not available in multiple languages.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Call for innovative solutions for recharging the smartphones of spectators at Roland Garros 2018

The solutions must be mobile, innovative compared to existing solutions, must address the issue of sustainable development. They also need to be able to be installed and operational on April 15, 2018. Lastly, the solution must be white label, able to be branded ENGIE and Roland Garros and replicable at other events.
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a year ago

Despite mass investment, innovation centers are not making organizations more innovative

The report found that companies are struggling with a lack of innovation-focused culture, absence of robust internal processes and leaders who promote this kind of success internally. It also identified where these innovation centers are currently located. While the US remains the market leader, innovation centers are rapidly opening in India and Singapore.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: FET Flagship on Quantum Technologies

To move advanced quantum technologies from the laboratory to industry with concrete prototype applications and marketable products while advancing at the same time the fundamental science basis, in order to continuously identify new applications and find better solutions for solving outstanding scientific or technology challenges.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Applications open for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Award and the MRM Business Innovation Award, which are open to all private companies in the UAE and GCC, regardless of their type, size, and sector (including non-free zone and free zone companies).
Applications are closed
a year ago

Call for applications: Fashion Innovation Award

The Fashion Innovation Award is organised for startups and young companies involved in studying and designing intelligent, digital solutions for the fashion and retail industries. The best solutions will be chosen by an international-level jury of experts and top managers from the fashion and retail world, as well as investors and academics. They identify solutions that offer the most disruptive, innovative business opportunities and which are ready to scale internationally.
Applications are closed
a year ago

UNDP and China to Collaborate on Innovation and Technology Sharing

The strengthened partnership will focus on enhancing knowledge and technology exchange between China and other developing countries through South-South cooperation, promoting progress towards the SDGs. The two parties will work together to match the technologies of China with the challenges of other developing countries are facing in achieving sustainable development and facilitate technology transfer.
a year ago

European Commission gives new support for EU regions working together on high-tech projects

The aim of this pilot action is to help these partnerships scale up their projects in priority sectors such as big data, bioeconomy, resource efficiency, advanced manufacturing or cybersecurity.
a year ago

Singapore Singtel partners with NTU, A*STAR to Accelerate Innovation in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Robotics, IoT and Smart Computing

Under a five-year partnership, Singtel, NTU Singapore and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF Singapore) will establish a S$42.4 million corporate lab, to be called Singtel Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Lab for Enterprises (SCALE@NTU), to develop applications for use in the areas of public safety, smart urban solutions, transportation, healthcare and manufacturing. The partners, through their collective expertise and resources, aim to accelerate innovation in the fields of AI, advanced data analytics, robotics and smart computing.
a year ago

Canada invests more than $29 million over the next six years so that young researchers can get hands-on training opportunities

The Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program supports training experiences that help make today’s talented students ready for the high-quality jobs in Canada’s research and innovation sectors. Companies also benefit by gaining access to potential employees who are eager to apply their knowledge and talents to deliver results that support a strong economy and a growing middle class.
a year ago

Call for Proposals: EU Programme Horizon 2020, Realising the Potential of Regional and Local Bio-based Economies

Proposals shall foster cooperation and networking between relevant actors at all levels, so that regional bio-based economies can take off, promote open innovation approaches, and ensure adequate knowledge exchange within and among regions. Emphasis shall be put on increasing the capacities of regional/local authorities and stakeholders, especially in regions with high potential (e.g. underused biomass streams, human capacities), but that have a low number of established biorefineries.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Italtel introduces Open Innovation Program with focus on the Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain and Cybersecurity Technologies

Italtel has launched an Open Innovation program, which will see it collaborate with start-ups and new businesses to leverage emerging technologies for applications such as Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and Digital Healthcare.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Government of Canada invests $2.5 million in Inocucor Technologies to supports the Development of Natural Biological Fertilizer

This investment in Inocucor Technologies supports the development of Synergro Free, a natural biological fertilizer that improves plant and soil health. The technology is working to enhance the natural growth process for plants and crops. It could increase yields in row crops, such as corn, wheat and soybean, while decreasing the need for pesticides and other synthetic fertilizers.
a year ago

International Technology Groups to invest EUR 4.5 billion in German High-Tech Hub Dresden

The Dresden-based "Smart Systems Hub - Enabling IoT" has set its sights on the integration of hardware, software and connectivity as the foundation for digital products and applications for the Internet of Things ("IoT"). The Hub's attractiveness is a function of the high concentration of exceptional partners from science and industry, innovative software and IT companies, creative start-ups, established networks and tech-friendly local and regional governments.
a year ago

Leti Joins DARPA-Funded Project to Develop Implantable Device for Restoring Vision

The FVE team project, called CorticalSight, is part of the six projects selected by DARPA to participate in the groundbreaking NESD program. CorticalSight will apply techniques from the field of optogenetics to enable communication between neurons in the visual cortex and a camera-based, high-definition artificial retina worn over the eyes. Leti will lead the development of the active implantable medical device that will interface with the visual cortex.
a year ago

EIB backs Volvo Cars’ Research and Development Programme with a EUR 245 million Loan Agreement

The EIB loan will help to finance four research and development projects addressing these challenges. The first concerns the development of new energy-efficient engines and is related to petrol-operated engines only. The second project focuses on active safety systems and functions such as collision avoidance and improved driver assistance features. The third encompasses the development of a new connectivity and infotainment platform, which will introduce a new emergency call feature, and improved navigation. The last project aims at the development and production of a new “Battery Electric Vehicle” by 2019.
a year ago

The European Commission awards Paris as most Innovative European city in 2017

The iCapital award, granted under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, recognises Paris for its inclusive innovation strategy. Tallinn (Estonia) and Tel Aviv (Israel) were selected as runners-up, and were both awarded €100,000. The prize money will be used to scale up and further expand the cities' innovation efforts.
a year ago

Paris Region: International Stronghold of Artificial Intelligence

From smartphones to autonomous cars, from call centers to bank fraud detection, Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing not only all the industry sectors (Transport, Telecoms, Energy, etc.) but also the Finance sector which is particularly interested in data analysis processing and market forecasting. AI development relies essentially on mathematical excellence because it feeds on Big Data and is built on complex algorithms.
a year ago

Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Innovation

Mergers and acquisitions can strengthen a firm's innovation efforts but those in developing countries need to build up absorptive capacity.
a year ago

UN forum in Bahrain Call for the Integration of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Sustainable Development

A United Nations forum on sustainable development concluded today in Bahrain with a strong call for the integration of entrepreneurship and innovation in all economic and social dimensions as key strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals.
a year ago

Rockwell Automation Invests in Artificial Intelligence for Industrial Automation

Rockwell Automation announced its investment in The Hive, a Silicon Valley innovation fund and co-creation studio, to gain access to an ecosystem of innovators and technology start-ups with a focus on applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to industrial automation.
a year ago

Call for Applications: Fraunhofer Attract 2018

The grant »Fraunhofer Attract« offers outstanding external scientists the opportunity to develop their ideas towards an actual application within an optimally equipped Fraunhofer institute operating close to the market. The scientist will be offered a budget of 2.5 Million Euro over 5 years to lead a group of 3-5 co-workers.
Applications are closed
a year ago

How to Store Information in Your Clothes Invisibly, Without Electronics

A new type of smart fabric developed at the University of Washington could pave the way for jackets that store invisible passcodes and open the door to your apartment or office. The UW computer scientists have created fabrics and fashion accessories that can store data, from security codes to identification tags, without needing any on-board electronics or sensors.
a year ago

Ninebot Raises $100 Million USD for Mobile Robotics and Intelligent Short-Distance Transportation Products

China Renaissance is an exclusive financial adviser in this financing. In a bid to further enhance the deployment of Ninebot's business around the world, this round of financing will be dedicated to mobile robotics and intelligent short-distance transportation solutions.
a year ago

Mexico and Poland take Top Honors in The 2017 Valeo Innovation Chalenge

SPMIP’s project involved a system designed to analyze the condition of the road and detect ice invisible to the naked eye, then provide real-time alerts to enable the driver to safely adapt his or her driving style accordingly. Ours Mobility’s project consisted in a free application that harnesses big data to find the easiest, most economical and environmentally-friendly solution for parking and recharging vehicles.
a year ago

World-wide Tests reveal Red Belly Blockchain’s Impressive Speed

The blockchain technology is also being developed to avoid common problems currently plaguing digital transactions, including double spending, when an individual successfully spends their money more than once. Red Belly Blockchain differs from proof-of-work blockchains in that it offers a performance that scales without consuming much electricity. This ensures the security of hundreds of thousands of transactions per second coming from a potentially unbounded number of clients.
a year ago

UNIST’s U-Loop Displayed at International Public Transport Forum

U-Loop is new transportation system, powered by magnetic attraction that would move at nearly 1,000 km per hour. A prototype of this new transport capsule has been displayed and tested first at the 7th International Public Transportation Forum on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
a year ago

The European Commission to invest €30 billion in New Solutions for Societal challenges and Breakthrough Innovation

The European Commission announced how it will spend €30 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-2020, including €2.7 billion to kick-start a European Innovation Council.
a year ago

Israeli Smart Farming Winning Outsized Share of Global Funding Report by Start-Up Nation Central

Israeli Smart Farming solutions in IoT systems, machine-learning algorithms, and big-data analytics are being deployed to analyze soil, water, and plant tissue; in solar-powered, wireless sensors that enable crop/livestock monitoring and precision agriculture; in drone-mounted sensors for analysis of fields; and in ultra-sensitive smart irrigation systems that assess crop conditions.
a year ago

Saudi Arabia to invest $500 billion in NEOM, a Smart City dedicated to Trade, Innovation, and Technology

NEOM is born from the ambition of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 to see the country develop into a pioneering and thriving model of excellence in various and important areas of life. NEOM aims to thrive the transformation of the Kingdom into a leading global hub through the introduction of value chains of industry and technology.
a year ago

Yissum Announces New Platform for 3D Printing of Personalized Food

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the technology-transfer company of the Hebrew University, introduced today a novel technology for the 3D printing of personalized food based on nano-cellulose, a natural, edible, calorie-free fiber.
a year ago

31 French companies were selected as CES® 2018 Innovation Honorees for Outstanding Innovation

The CES Innovation Awards program is an annual competition celebrating outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 product categories. The competition recognizes two levels of honorees, Honoree and Best of Innovation, the latter of which are the highest-rated products within each category.
a year ago

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio Partner in the International EDEN ISS project to provide Food for Humans in Space

The Mobile Test Facility (MTF) for the production of food and resources in a closed environment, part of the EDEN ISS project, has been shipped to the Neumayer III Antarctic station. It will be used to test plant cultivation under extreme conditions, to support the development of spaceflight-ready systems and technologies for controlled-plant growth in space and on the International Space Station.
a year ago

Alibaba to Invest over $15 billion in Research and Development for Cutting-edge Technology

Alibaba Group announced the launch of an innovative global research program, “Alibaba DAMO Academy (“Academy”),” which is designed to increase technological collaboration worldwide, advance the development of cutting-edge technology and strive to make the world more inclusive by narrowing the technology gap. With the setup of the Academy, the company expects to invest more than US$15billion in research and development over the next three years.
a year ago

FinTech Innovation Lab NYC Launches InsurTech Program, Opens Call for Applicants for 2018 Class

The FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, has launched an insurance technology, or “InsurTech,” track as the demand for innovation among insurers and the number of entrepreneurs developing new solutions for the sector rises sharply.
Applications are closed
a year ago

UAE seeks to be among World's Leaders in Science, Technology and Innovation

The UAE has launched over 100 initiatives in the sectors of education, health, energy, transport, aerospace, water, solar energy, intellectual property and biotechnology research.
a year ago

The U.S. DHS S&T Launches $300K Challenge to Uncover Emerging Biothreats

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) launched the Hidden Signals Challenge, a $300,000 prize competition that seeks concepts for novel uses of existing data to uncover emerging biothreats. The Challenge calls upon data innovators from a wide variety of fields to develop concepts that will identify signals and achieve timelier alerts for biothreats in our cities and communities.
Applications are closed
a year ago

3D Printed Hydrogen-resistant Titanium Aircraft parts

Physicists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are currently working to create hydrogen-resistant products out of titanium alloys based on additive manufacturing. The production of metal products using the technology ensures less material consumption as well as possibilities to develop complex geometric products.
a year ago

Marvelstone Group to Kickstart World's Largest Artificial Intelligence Hub in Singapore

Marvelstone Group plans to launch the world's largest artificial intelligence (AI) hub in Singapore'scentral business district (CBD) in 2018. Aligned with the government's Smart Nation vision, the goal is to serve the existing need in the market and at the same time position Singapore as a global leader in AI technologies, expected to be a key growth engine of the future economy.
a year ago

Dell Technologies to invest $1 Billion in IoT Research and Development over next three years

Dell Technologies today unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. Today’s announcement underscores Dell Technologies commitment to helping customers realize their digital future by safely navigating the complex and often fragmented IoT landscape.
a year ago

4 Projects in France received Financing of €100 million in total from EIB

The projects span several different sectors, from renewable energy to cyber-security. Each project has received financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and is covered by the guarantee of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Juncker Plan.
a year ago

Smart Labelling: More Food Safety and Less Waste

Packing research institute ITENE has developed a smart labelling system called Freshcode, which applies a color-coded visual indicator to show to consumers the freshness of packed chicken meat. The Freshcode label contains intelligent ink sensitive to emission of volatile gases released when the meat starts to spoil.
a year ago

LeydenJar’s Silicon Battery Anode to increase Energy Density of Electric Vehicle Battery

LeydenJar’s silicon battery anode is claimed to have a tenfold capacity over existing graphite anodes, which leads to an increase in energy density of an electric vehicle battery of up to 50 percent. The technology offers a substantial increase in the range of battery-powered vehicles and a significant reduction in the cost-per-kilometre.
a year ago

Call for Applications: Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards “Investing In Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems”

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) announced the seventh edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) themed “investing in inclusive innovation ecosystems” thereby inviting submissions to reward the best home-grown innovations on the continent. The annual Award seeks to celebrate outstanding breakthroughs that deliver practical, and commercially viable African solutions that are innovative and sustainable.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Groupe Renault to invest €18 billion in the Research and Development (R&D)

Under the Drive The Future plan, Groupe Renault forecasts that unit volumes will grow more than 40% to over 5 million units, compared with 3.47 million units2 sold in 2016, as the company expands its product range, including in LCV and new zero-emission electric vehicles and builds on success of its global access range. The plan will also leverage the R&D and global economies of scale from Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s largest automotive alliance, while maintaining financial discipline and cost efficiency.
a year ago

The UAE launch Mars Science City

This project will include advanced laboratories that stimulate the red planet’s terrain and harsh environment through advanced 3D printing technology and heat and radiation insulation. It seeks to attract the best scientific minds from around the world in a collaborative contribution in the UAE to human development and the improvement of life. It also seeks to address global challenges such as food, water and energy security on earth.
a year ago

SUNPARTNER Technologies opens a New Production site and Raises EUR 15 million from the EIB

The EFSI-backed financing will allow the company to establish its commercial infrastructure, invest in R&D and further expand its manufacturing capacity. SUNPARTNER Technologies previously raised EUR 55.0 million of capital investments and the EIB financing brings the total financing to EUR 70.0 million.
a year ago

Toyota Production System - One Example to Shipbuilding Industry

Lean production is regarded by many as simply an enhancement of mass production methods, whereas agility implies breaking out of the mass production mould and producing much more highly customized products, where the customer wants them in any quantity.
a year ago

Challenges and Opportunities of Innovation and Incubators as a Tool for Knowledge-Based Economy

The authors believe that this paper demonstrates an added value to the current literature on innovation and incubators and fills the gap in the case studies in the literature of developed and developing countries and presents a more comprehensive analysis of progress and challenges to knowledge-based economies.
a year ago

Clarivate Analytics 2017 State of Innovation report shows that Global Innovation is growing, but at a slower rate

Research and development (R&D) activities allow scientists and researchers to develop new knowledge, techniques and technologies that enable people to produce more with either the same or fewer resources. The resulting increase in productivity fuels economic growth.
a year ago

MFP program invites Input on Sensing and Neutralization Technologies to defend U.S. forces against Unmanned Airborne Threats

DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program seeks to develop an integrated system capable of defeating self-guided sUAS (i.e., those that do not rely on a radio or GPS receiver for their operation) attacking a high-value convoy on the move, and recently awarded Phase 1 agreements to start research.
Applications are closed
a year ago

EU's Industrial Policy Strategy: Investing in a Smart, Innovative and Sustainable Industry

The renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy brings together all existing and new horizontal and sector-specific initiatives into a comprehensive industrial strategy. It also clarifies the tasks ahead for all actors involved and sets out the fora – an annual Industry Day, the first edition of which took place in February 2017, and a High Level Industrial Roundtable , that will allow in particular industry and civil society to steer industrial policy actions in the future.
2 years ago

Fujitsu Develops World's First Wearable, Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the development of the world's first wearable, hands-free speech translation device, suitable for tasks in which the users' hands are often occupied, such as in diagnoses or treatment in healthcare.
2 years ago

New AgTech, FoodTech and Sustainability Accelerator launches in Australia

The Cultiv8 program will commence in Q2 2018 and will bring access to industry leading mentors, access to the NSW Department of Primary Industries Innovation and Technology Research platforms, linkages with relevant corporates such as KPMG Australia and MinterEllison plus exposure to the SparkLabs Accelerator network.
2 years ago

Go Ignite announced the Winners of the Second Global Search for Start-ups in Consumer Experience Artificial Intelligence, Connected Homes and Internet of Things Cyber Security

Go Ignite, an alliance of the world’s leading telcos including Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica today announced the winners of the second global search for start-ups that offer the most innovative solutions for three key technologies including Consumer Experience Artificial Intelligence, Connected Homes and Internet of Things Cyber Security.
2 years ago

Launch of the ReMIX project: Redesigning European Cropping systems based on species MIXtures

Exploiting diversity in cropping systems through the use of species mixtures can support achieving the ambitious goal of feeding a raising global population while reducing the environmental impact of the current agricultural practices.
2 years ago

Young Faculty Award 2018 seeks Junior Faculty Grant proposals in more than two dozen broad-ranging Scientific Research Areas

The YFA program aims to identify and engage rising stars in junior faculty positions in academia as well as equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions and expose them to national security challenges and needs. The 2018 solicitation will provide high-impact funding to elite researchers early in their careers to develop innovative research directions that enable transformative Department of Defense (DoD) capabilities. The long-term goal of YFA is to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers who will focus a significant portion of their future careers on DoD and national security issues.
2 years ago

The European Investment Bank supports the Amadéite Group, the World Leader in Marine Biotechnology

This new loan is designed to support the goals of the Amadéite Group’s 2017-2020 RDI programme “Without Antibiotics thanks to Algae”, for which the Group plans overall investment of more than EUR 70m. The loan will be backed an EU guarantee with the aim of facilitating access to finance for innovative firms and attracting other investors.
2 years ago

Thailand will promote Innovation in 5 areas to achieve Thailand 4.0

During the first 5 years of the 20-year national strategy, the state will be driving five areas of innovation, namely; robotics and automation, automatic industrial and medical systems, digital technology, food and agriculture and petrochemicals and energy.
2 years ago

Industrial Clusters in Russia: The development of Special Economic Zones and Industrial Parks

This paper investigates the process of developing and implementing special economic zones (SEZs) and industrial parks in Russia. Governments commonly use SEZ policies to develop and diversify exports, create jobs and launch technology/knowledge sharing. The industrial cluster concept is based on the significance of rivalry and supplier networks within the cluster, the combination of geographical specificities and government policies that lead to innovation and productivity growth.
2 years ago

Heurobotics Wins Innovation Partner Funding from Space Florida and Israel Innovation Authority

A computer-controlled hybrid flying machine that lifts off vertically like a helicopter, leans to a 90-degree angle and flies horizontally like an airplane, developed at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, has garnered international research support.
2 years ago

Ontario's Low Carbon Innovation Fund will support Emerging, Innovative Technologies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas

The Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) will support emerging, innovative technologies in areas such as alternative energy generation and conservation, new biofuels or bioproducts, next-generation transportation or novel carbon capture and usage technologies. Successful technologies will need to show significant potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario.
2 years ago

The Coca-Cola Company Sweetener Challenge seeks a natural, safe, low/reduced-calorie compound that tastes like sugar when used in beverages and foods

The Coca-Cola Company Sweetener Challenge is looking for a natural, safe, reduced, low- or no-calorie compound that creates the taste sensation of sugar when used in beverages and foods.
2 years ago

Purdue student startup advances automated device with app to grow fresh produce in home hydroponic appliance

Purdue University students who developed an automated device to grow vegetables in consumer’s home have started a company to commercialize their technology and develop an improved third model.
2 years ago

UNIST to Lead the Next-generation Artificial Intelligence R&D in South Korea

Organized by the Ministry of Science and ICT, the project aims to understand human decision making, using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The research team has secured a total of KRW 15 billion from the Korean government for up to 5 years. They expect that this will be a major step forward in applying AI in specialized fields, such as clinical diagnosis and financial transactions, that are in need of greater transparency.
2 years ago

The Influence of Social Media Platforms for Startups

This study will give an understanding on how social media can benefit the startup company and entrepreneurs who can face the tough living concept in the business world. Every year there are thousands of new startup companies emerges and hope to be the next great success; there are some who are experiencing a great success within limited time.
2 years ago

Freeing Crop Genetics through the Open Source Seed Initiative

One effort, the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI, www.osseeds.org), aims to ensure access to crop genetic resources by embracing an open source mechanism that fosters exchange and innovation among farmers, plant breeders, and seed companies.
2 years ago

Nanotechnology in agriculture, livestock and aquaculture in China. A review

The major points are as follows: (1) nanotechnologies used for seeds and water improved plant germination, growth, yield, and quality. (2) Nanotechnologies could increase the storage period for vegetables and fruits. (3) For livestock and poultry breeding, nanotechnologies improved animals immunity, oxidation resistance, and production and decreased antibiotic use and manure odor.
2 years ago

Development and performance evaluation of moisture range system for green coffee grains

The system presented estimates moisture in green coffee during drying process using two methods, which were capacitive sensors and mechanical load detection, to estimate it. Results show it is possible to determine coffee grains moisture from 40 to 10% humidity range, either by dielectric measurements, with a developed sensor, or dryer mechanical load, making it possible to get better storage conditions for coffee beans.
2 years ago

Nanotechnology in Agriculture: Which Innovation Potential Does It Have?

We select and report on recent trends in nanomaterial-based systems and nanodevices that could provide benefits on the food supply chain specifically on sustainable intensification, and management of soil and waste.
2 years ago

Rewired Launches $100 million Venture Studio and Fund to advance Machine Perception and unlock the Next-Generation of Smart Robotics

Rewired announced the launch of its robotics venture studio and fund. To start, the company is investing $100 million in applied science and technologies that advance machine perception.
2 years ago

Hybrid Drones carry Heavier Payloads for Greater Distances

The hybrid drones could help make drone package-delivery a reality, and enhance capabilities for crop imaging, military surveillance, emergency response, and remote infrastructure inspection, among other applications.
2 years ago

Live, Virtual, Constructive or Mixed-reality Training Transforms US DoD Training and Simulation Market

New disruptive, innovative technologies such as augmented reality(AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices, immersive motion systems, and artificial intelligence (AI) are transforming how training is tracked, evaluated, and administered.
2 years ago

Singapore launched Startup SG Talent to Attract Global Startup Talent to build Innovative Businesses in Singapore

From 3 August 2017, the EntrePass scheme will be enhanced to facilitate the entry of promising global startup talent who are keen to establish innovative businesses in Singapore. This enhanced scheme will strengthen and add vibrancy to our tech startup ecosystem to position Singapore as a leading startup location.
2 years ago

UNIST Hits New World Efficiency Record with Perovskite Solar Cells

A key feature of this technology is its ability to fix the dominating defect in perovskite-halides, which is known to decrease the photoelectric efficiency. Their results, published online in the June 30th issue of the prestigious journal Science, demonstrates that careful control of the growth conditions of perovskite layers with management of deficient halide anions is essential for realizing high-efficiency thin-film PSCs based on lead-halide-perovskite absorbers.
2 years ago

Leti's Head-up Projection Display: enabling Augmented Reality on Transparent Surfaces in a Bright environment

A floating image is projected on a transparent screen, an impossible task without a unique micro- structuration surface. This structuration, manufactured by a European Industrial partner, uses a patented Leti knowledge based on retro-reflective properties.
2 years ago

Women outperform men in seed crowdfunding, according to analysis by PwC and The Crowdfunding Centre

Men continue to use seed crowdfunding substantially more than women and raise substantially more finance than female-led campaigns; 89% of campaigns raising over $1 million were male-led campaigns compared with 11% of female-led.
2 years ago

Kickstart Accelerator announces its shortlist of 30 startups in FinTech, Food, Smart Cities and Robotics & Intelligent Systems

The selected startups work on a variety of innovative ideas, with aspirations to either disrupt traditional industries or capitalise on new technologies. In the Smart Cities vertical, for example, there is a lot of interest around tracking and controlling pollution and two of the selected startups, uHoo and Hawa Dawa, are working on products that help to measure air pollution both outdoors and indoors as well.
2 years ago

Thailand and China to promote the development of Internet of Things, Smart City, and Startup businesses

The cooperation will promote the development of Internet of Things studies, the Smart City campaign, and startup businesses to yield economic benefits in both countries, especially by launching study trips to Shenzhen, China which resembles Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor project which is expected to become a digital sister city with Shenzhen in the future.
2 years ago

Toyota AI Ventures to provide early-stage financing to Startups in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Autonomous Mobility and Data and Cloud Technology

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is investing an initial $100 million to launch Toyota AI Ventures, a new corporate venture capital subsidiary designed to provide early-stage financing to startup technology companies.
2 years ago

Bpifrance and KfW to sign an Agreement for co-investments in French-German Venture Capital funds

Bpifrance and KfW will sign in 2017 an agreement for co-investments in French-German venture capital funds on both sides of the Rhine, with the objective of a first project financed no later than mid-2018. Such an initiative, which would mobilize up to € 1 billion of public and private investment, will enable the best national venture capital players to become pan-European, benefiting the growing startups of all sectors: digital but also Biotechnologies, environmental technologies.
2 years ago

Watch 3-D Movies at home, sans glasses

Home3D converts traditional 3-D movies from stereo into a format that’s compatible with so-called “automultiscopic displays.” According to postdoc Petr Kellnhofer, these displays are rapidly improving in resolution and show great potential for home theater systems.
2 years ago

Sagemcom brings on field first european LTE cat1 Smart Meter for DSO Enexis in Netherlands

Through the use of Wireless Mbus communication, Sagemcom ESMR5 smart electricity meters are fully interoperable with all ESMR5 compliant smart gas meters. This new combination of electricity and gas meters will offer real time information on energy consumption in order to reduce energy usage and significantly decrease energy costs for customers.
2 years ago

Three-storey DFAB HOUSE to be built with Robots and 3D printers

Robots that build walls, and 3D printers that print entire formworks for ceiling slabs – digital fabrication in architecture has developed rapidly in recent years. As part of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fab-rication, architects, robotics specialists, materials scientists, structural engineers and sustainability experts from ETH Zurich have teamed up with business partners to bring several new digital building technologies from the laboratory into practice.
2 years ago

Successful completion of the world's first full systems Hyperloop test

The vehicle coasted above the first portion of the track for 5.3 seconds using magnetic levitation and reached nearly 2Gs of acceleration, while achieving the Phase 1 target speed of 70mph. The company is now entering the next campaign of testing, which will target speeds of 250 mph.
2 years ago

Next Energy Technologies Awarded $2.5 Million From the US Department of Energy to Commercialize Low-Cost Transparent Solar Cells

The goal of NEXT's project is to accelerate transition of a lab-made, commercially relevant prototype to a fully developed prototype whose initial reliability and certification testing has been passed and is ready to begin pilot manufacturing. In meeting this important objective, NEXT will position itself to meet SunShot's goal of a Levelized Cost of Energy of $0.03/kWh by 2030 as well as enable supply chain innovation, improve form factor, increase the domestic market, and increase domestic manufacturing of solar power technology.
2 years ago

Thailand Strategic Talent Center to support the Private Sector in Research, Development and Innovation

The center will help identify Thai and foreign people with specialized skills across technology and innovation arena, academia and government scholars, and researchers as well as those under the Talent Mobility Project of National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office. The STC will be actively involved with matching their skills and expertise with real demands from the requesting companies.
2 years ago

SUEZ storage centre in Saint-Maximin (Oise, France) now produces Biomethane using the WAGABOX® Innovative Technology

Recovery of biogas from waste storage facilities is a key factor in managing waste and preserving resources. In France, currently only 60% of the biogas produced in these facilities is recovered as electricity or heat. The technology developed by WAGA ENERGY and deployed at the Saint-Maximin plant meet this challenge by recovering biogas even more efficiently than the usual process.
2 years ago

Stanford discovery could lead to Sustainable source of Renewable Ethanol

Most of the fuel additive ethanol used in the U.S. is made from corn. But new research reveals that copper can turn carbon dioxide into ethanol without using corn or other plants.
2 years ago

Trend Micro Launches New $100 Million Venture Fund to accelerate growth in Emerging Technology Ecosystems

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced the launch of a corporate venture fund to explore emerging technology markets. With an initial investment of $100 million, this venture fund will allow Trend Micro to nurture a portfolio of startups that are developing ideas and living at the epicenter of hyper growth markets, such as the Internet of Things (IoT).
2 years ago

Call for Applications dedicated to Plant 4.0 Startups

This international call for projects focuses on connected objects in industry in four areas: Acoustic detection of leaks or anomalies, Corrosion monitoring, Non-invasive flow measurement and Manual valve position displays.
Applications are closed
2 years ago

From Rapid Prototyping to Home Fabrication: How 3D printing is changing Business Model Innovation

This article investigates the effect of each phase on the key business model components. While the impact of rapid prototyping and rapid tooling is found to be limited in extent, direct manufacturing and, even more so, home fabrication have the potential to be highly disruptive.
2 years ago

ZCube announces the second edition of Open Accelerator: an International Call for Ideas for Life Sciences Startups

Open source prototyping: medical devices, biomarkers, diagnostics (instruments and devices that allow safe and effective treatment, rehabilitation, prevention and diagnosis of diseases).
2 years ago

Industrial IoT Company Samsara Raises USD 40 million to expand R&D Investments and Accelerate Growth

Samsara's complete hardware-software platform combines data from sensors, GPS, cameras, and mobile apps in an integrated, cloud-based solution. Samsara's technology drives operational gains ranging from safety and regulatory compliance to lower operating cost and increased customer satisfaction.
2 years ago

SGX and A*STAR’s ETPL work together to help Singapore companies better access Research and Development Capabilities and Capital Markets

The partnership, targeted at companies in the technology sector, including subsectors such as medtech, biotech, cleantech, digital tech and consumer tech, will foster greater information sharing and engagement between the financial and technology communities, and allow technology companies to develop a keener appreciation of using Singapore’s capital markets as a source of funding and a platform to expand their businesses globally.
2 years ago