European chemical industry: Increasing sustainability and digitisation

Cefic’s Executive Director for Innovation, Pierre Barthelemy, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the clear role of the chemical industry in enabling Europe to...

New algorithm to improve the efficiency of synthetic biology experiments

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created a new tool that adapts machine learning algorithms to the needs of...

CERN discusses its new 3D printed neutrino detector SuperFGD

Albert De Roeck, senior research scientist at CERN, spoke to Innovation News Network’s digital editor, Caitlin Magee, about the EP-Neutrino group and its 3D...

New composite material to increase efficiency of electric vehicle motors

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, have created a composite material that can increase the electrical current capacity of copper wires, potentially...

Engineers use AI and machine learning to predict the quality of bioscaffolds

A research team, led by Lydia Kavraki of Rice University's Brown School of Engineering, USA, have used Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies to predict the quality of bioscaffolds, a material used to form tissue for missing or...

Planck-HFI – a window onto the history of the Universe

Dr François Bouchet, Research Director at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), was one of the pioneers of the European Space Agency’s Planck project and the scientific co-ordinator of the ‘Planck-HFI’ consortium. Here, he outlines the history...

Developing sustainable graphene technologies

Vincenzo Palermo, Vice Director of the Graphene Flagship, discusses how graphene technologies will contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) form the core of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by...

Understanding neutrino activity at SNOLAB

The Executive Director of SNOLAB, Dr Nigel Smith, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the facility’s science programme, most notably its neutrino activities. A world-class science facility located deep underground, SNOLAB (the deepest clean room facility in the world) allows...

CTAO and the high energy Universe

CTAO Project Scientist, Dr Roberta Zanin, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the Cherenkov Telescope Array’s role in areas such as dark matter detection, gravitational wave observation, and multi-messenger astronomy. Once operational, the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will be ten...

BATTERY 2030+: innovation in battery materials and sensor technology

The European research initiative BATTERY 2030+ aims to make Europe a world-leader in the development and production of the batteries. Technology developed under BATTERY 2030+ will increase battery storage, have a longer life, and be more environmentally sustainable. Professor Kristina...

New electronic artificial skin instantly reacts to pain

A research team at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, has developed electronic artificial skin that reacts to pain. This new technology could lead to more realistic prosthetics, smarter robotics, and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts. The prototype of the electronic artificial...

3D printed hydrogel to grow T-cells for cancer immunotherapy

Researchers led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has designed new hydrogels that facilitate the growth of T-lymphocytes (T-cells), which are used to destroy tumour cells in cancer immunotherapy. These newly developed hydrogels provide high rates of cell proliferation...

Using food waste to extract precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries

Research led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has developed a method of extracting precious metals from lithium-ion batteries, using waste orange peel. The team created functional batteries from the extracted materials, creating minimal waste in the process. This new approach...

Bioinformatics research to generate 3D images of the human genome

Innovative bioinformatics studies conducted by researchers at the University of Miami, USA, combine cutting-edge computer science techniques with leading biomedical technologies to help scientists see every aspect of the genome in super-resolution 3D. University of Miami researcher Zheng Wang, who...

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