Commercialised innovation: technology transfer through spin-off creation

The Institute for Materials and Wood Technology at Bern University of Applied Sciences is now supporting commercialised innovation. Here, Professor Dr Frédéric Pichelin outlines...

Exploiting high energy physics technology at IARC

The head of IARC and deputy head of technology development and industry engagements at Fermilab, Mauricio Suarez, discusses amongst other things, the miniaturisation of...

Nanoporous carbons can improve energy storage devices

Researchers have discovered that optimised nanoporous carbons can improve the performance of energy storage and conversion devices. A research team from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)...

Fostering the application of vibrational spectroscopy

The Coblentz Society aims to promote and foster the understanding and application of vibrational spectroscopy. Vibrational spectroscopy is the study of the motion of specific...

EURAMET – driving excellence in spintronics research

EURAMET explains how European collaborative spintronics research is supporting future developments in electronics. EURAMET European research projects are addressing the needs of industry through important developments in measurement science. These technical projects are accelerating the uptake of research results in...

Funding the future of Finnish bioscience

Professor Ursula Schwab, Chair of the Research Council for Biosciences, Health and the Environment at the Academy of Finland, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the future of Finnish bioscience and the decision to fund 24 new Academy Research...

CERN, LHCb, Syracuse University and the search for New Physics

Physicists from Syracuse University, working at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC), discuss their involvement in the LHCb experiment and the search for evidence of physical forces beyond those we know, called ‘New Physics’ (NP). In elementary particle physics, we...

How hybrid nanocapsules can reduce carbon emissions

The 9,000th publication to come from the Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron, has been published, describing how hybrid nanocapsules from renewable materials can help cut carbon emissions. A recently published paper in Chemical Engineering Journal by a team of...

The impact of COVID-19 on air traffic management

Dr Luis Barbero, President and Chief Executive Officer of GATCO, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the aviation and air traffic management industry. The increasing integration of systems into daily operations is necessitating a change in the way air traffic...

Understanding experiments with the Standard Model of particle physics

At OPRA, we believe that the research we support can play a major role in making the Standard Model a better theory by paying special attention to the areas where it doesn't provide consistent explanation. AS any physicist observes, the...

EASA – the European Union’s strategy for aviation safety

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) tells The Innovation Platform about how the challenges posed by drones are being addressed. The challenges facing aviation are numerous and diverse – from those concerning air traffic management to those concerning cybersecurity,...

Developing new energy harvesting electromagnetic composite materials

Fumio Narita and Hiroki Kurita from Tohoku University, Japan, speaks to The Innovation Platform about developing new energy harvesting electromagnetic composite materials. Internet of Things (IoT) connects everything to the internet and allows to change the business model in various...

US research at the LHC: the benefits of cross-continental collaboration

Professor Bradley Cox from the University of Virginia outlines how teams from the US continue to be actively involved in cross-continental collaboration through experiments at CERN. Many US high energy groups and US funding agencies have contributed in a substantial...

The next generation of advanced radar-based systems

Nordic Radar Solutions speaks to The Innovation Platform, about their commitment to producing the next-generation of advanced radar-based systems. Based in Egå, Denmark, Nordic Radar Solutions is a company committed to developing next-generation advanced radar-based systems for a range of...

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