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Announcing the first equity investment through the European Innovation Council Fund

The European Commission has announced the first round of direct equity investment for science and development, worth €178m.

An innovator’s guide to European funding programmes

Innovation News Network brings you an easy to use guide to help you understand the inner workings of Europe's most talked about funding programmes. The...

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...

The European Commission plans for a bright digital future

The European Commission have unveiled their strategy to transform digital innovation within EU member states in order to develop better, more sustainable technology. The European...

EC has announced further funding for green innovation

European Commission has announced the increase of funding for game-changing green innovation while also pushing support to woman-led companies. After the European Commission significantly increased...

Key 2020 dates and deadlines for EIC pilot funding opportunities

The EIC pilot offers funding to innovative entrepreneurs and organisations in order to drive economic growth with strict deadlines for funding scattered throughout 2020. The...

Small-scale farming systems to promote biodiversity

Based on the historic ‘forest gardens’ Guadeloupe, researchers have created a concept for a small-scale farming system in order to promote sustainable agricultural production...

EU project to create a precise Alzheimer’s diagnosis instrument

This September will mark the launch of EU Horizon 2020 project DECIDE which aims to develop and launch an e-service for the early diagnosis...

EU project adapted spider and worm silks to create bio-plastics

A research project, funded by Horizon 2020, has developed a biobased polymer using silks from spiders and worms to potentially complete the existing thermoplastics...

What does the EIC hope for the future?

We spoke with the head of the European Innovation Council’s advisory board, Professor Mark Ferguson, about his hopes for how the EIC will function...

How to avoid damage to scientific development post-Brexit

Wellcome Trust suggests that the EU and UK negotiate research deals in order to avoid damaging the research and development sector. Because of delays in...

European Commission to spend €10m on coronavirus research

The European Commission (EC) is prioritising research into the coronavirus as €10m from Horizon 2020 is to be used to fund coronavirus research projects. The...

Heart valve technology receives €2.2m from EIC pilot

Novostia, a project based on heart valve technology, have announced it will be awarded €2.5m from the European Union’s highly competitive EIC Accelerator. The EIC...

The ultimate guide to the European Innovation Council

The Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot is designed to support innovators, small companies and scientists to progress their research and innovations. With aims to...

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Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

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LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.

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Mass spectrometers for environmental applications

In the midst of a climate crisis, Hiden Analytical are using sustainable mass spectrometers in order to create sustainable technology for energy production. With the...

Volt Carbon Technologies’ air classification technology revolutionises graphite purification

Graphite mining and solid-state battery experts – Volt Carbon Technologies – outline their state-of-the-art air classification technology that propels graphite ore purification to unparalleled...

CUA polymer-fibre satellite micropropulsion systems readying for launch

CU Aerospace is preparing to launch a series of innovative micropropulsion systems for flight on satellites in the near future. Champaign-Urbana Aerospace (CUA) has developed...

Ensuring a circular economy in rare earth production

Ionic Rare Earths is assisting the global transition to clean energy through rare earth production and magnet recycling. Australian listed company, Ionic Rare Earths Limited...

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Lithium Power International on-track to secure 100% ownership of Maricunga Lithium Brine project

Lithium Power International (LPI) has made significant progress on the planned consolidation of its Maricunga Lithium Brine project in Chile.

US’ lithium production could be greatly increased by new Inflation Reduction Act

Galvanic reflect on how the new Inflation Reduction Act could accelerate the US’ lithium production, as the country plans to dominate the EV industry.

Power Nickel reveals C$3 million non-brokered private placement of 10,000,000 FT Units

Power Nickel Inc. has announced a proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 10,000,000 flow-through units (FT Units).

QPM strikes $69m deal with General Motors as part of sustainable electric vehicle development

Queensland Pacific Metals have signed an agreement with General Motors to support the demand for sustainable electric vehicle production.