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Europe's recovery from COVID-19

Artificial Intelligence – assisting Europe’s recovery from COVID-19

The Innovation Platform spoke to DIGITALEUROPE’s Director General, Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, about Artificial Intelligence's (AI) role in assisting Europe's recovery from COVID-19. Artificial intelligence (AI) is...
energy innovators

EIT InnoEnergy offers €7.3m to energy innovators during COVID-19

EIT InnoEnergy will mobilise €7.3m in funding to support energy innovators during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing start-ups to maintain existing operations and capitalise on...
atomic structure of COVID-19

Scientists use AI to model the atomic structure of COVID-19

A team of computer scientists led by the University of Washington Bothell (UWB), USA, is using Artificial Intelligence to model the atomic structure of...
digital COVID-19 platform

Innovate UK awards funding to a digital COVID-19 platform developer

Vital Signs Solutions has successfully secured a grant from Innovate UK to enable the use of its digital COVID-19 platform, helping the British Government...
COVID-19 laboratory test

Scientists develop quicker, more cost-effective COVID-19 laboratory test

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have successfully improved the speed, handling time, and cost of COVID-19 laboratory tests. This new approach could result in...
detecting COVID-19

New deep learning process for accurately detecting COVID-19

Aladdin Healthcare Technologies has developed a fully automated deep learning process for the detection of COVID-19 infection. The technology can prevent the false diagnoses...

Aquaculture in Europe: fishery funding and COVID-19 support

In 2020, approximately 20% of funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund has been invested in the aquaculture sector, but how has this...
cosmic origins

ALMA – understanding our cosmic origins

Dr John Carpenter, Observatory Scientist at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), spoke to The Innovation Platform about the telescope’s past successes and its...
protection against COVID-19

Water, sanitation, and hygiene – the best protection against COVID-19

How industries have evolved and production has shifted during the pandemic to help fight the virus and find new market opportunities for the protection...
tissue therapy

CUTISS tissue therapy: the role of bioengineering during the pandemic

CUTISS’ CEO, Dr Daniela Marino, explains the challenges facing bioengineering during the pandemic and how the company cope during a time of global uncertainty. Skin...
cybersecurity in the healthcare sector

COVID-19 cyber-attacks: cybersecurity in the healthcare sector

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) works to promote cybersecurity in the healthcare sector and protect citizens against malicious COVID-19 cyber-attacks. COVID-19 has changed...
new digital technologies

Could post-COVID-19 societal changes influence new digital technologies?

EIT Digital’s CEO Willem Jonker spoke to The Innovation Platform about how post-COVID-19 societal changes can influence new digital technologies. EIT Digital is a leading...
preventative treatments for COVID-19

Five generic drugs identified as preventative treatments for COVID-19

In collaboration with the University of Vienna, Austrian biotech company, CEBINA, has identified five generic drugs as potential preventative treatments for COVID-19. CEBINA, an Austrian...
Care for children with cancer

Caring for children with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic

The President of SIOP Europe, Professor Pamela Kearns, discusses a new Special Report on caring for children and adolescents with cancer during the COVID-19...
air traffic management

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...
digitisation of public transport

The impact of COVID-19 on the digitisation of public transport

Anne Grünkorn, Managing Director of LogPay Mobility Services, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the influence of COVID-19 on the digitisation of public transport...
COVID-19 technologies

How successful is the new wave of COVID-19 technologies?

Scientists have developed a multitude of new innovative COVID-19 technologies – but which can successfully aid the global recovery from the recent pandemic? Since the...
COVID-19 recovery

European Union offers innovators €314m to support COVID-19 recovery

Drawing from the European Innovation Council (EIC) and Horizon 2020, The European Union has awarded €314m to innovators that intend to aid Europe’s recovery...
COVID-19 ventilator

NASA’s new COVID-19 ventilator is to be manufactured across the US

In just 37 days, an innovative team of NASA scientists have developed a new COVID-19 ventilator tailored to reduce the strain on supply chains. The...
wood derived PPE

Sustainable wood derived PPE to protect against COVID-19

West Virginia University researchers have received $200,000 to develop wood derived PPE to protect against COVID-19. The environmental impact of COVID-19 is still largely unknown....

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