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perovskite solar cell

UK university granted £3m to innovate perovskite solar cell technology

The University of Surrey, UK, has been awarded close to £3m to research, refine, and develop pioneering perovskite solar cell technologies. The University researchers have...
the Internet of Things

Novel partnership established to advance the Internet of Things research

The Discovery Park District and Purdue University SMART Consortium have combined forces to enhance the Internet of Things research.
brain implant

New brain implant can control animal behaviour for longer with remote wireless charging

An international team of researchers has engineered a tiny brain implant that can be wirelessly recharged from outside the body.
biodegradable electronic displays

New biodegradable electronic displays to minimise waste medical electronics

Scientists have produced the first biodegradable electronic displays to help the electronics industry adopt a sustainable lifecycle.
wireless sensors

Creator of battery-free wireless sensors receives $35m in funding

Everactive announced today that it has acquired $35m of funding to develop its battery-free wireless sensors.

Ultra-capacitors and the future of sustainable mobility

Johan Söderbom, Thematic Leader for Smart Grids and Energy Storage at EIT InnoEnergy, explains why ultra-capacitors will be critical for the transition towards electrification...
energy management

Arnhem implements new IoT solution to energy management

Arnhem, Netherlands, has adopted OpenRemote’s open-source IoT solution to develop an intelligent energy management system. This new energy management platform will allow city officials to...

Telemedicine and e-health: promise, problems, and solutions

Professor Eisuke Hanada from the Department of Information Science and Engineering at Saga University, Japan, explores the increasing use of e-health solutions and some...
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...
Agriculture IoT market expected to almost double by 2024

Agriculture IoT market expected to almost double by 2024

Reports suggest that the agriculture Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to soar from $12.7bn in 2019 to $20.9bn by 2024. According to a...
Harvesting energy for IoT devices using small droplets of water

Harvesting energy for IoT devices using small droplets of liquid

A team of researchers from Japan have developed a method of harvesting energy for IoT devices using small droplets of liquid. Researchers use energy harvesting...

Avoiding bias and misinformation online

Systems that ease the access to web information and knowledge, come with a variety of different issues. The last thirty years have witnessed a technological...
ageing at home

Rise of machines to make ageing at home easier

Guest contributor Ali Dockerty explores the growing popularity of ageing at home and the ways in which smart technology can help. The cost of nursing...
predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance, machine learning and the holographic principle

Neuron soundware specialises in analysing the sound produced by machines in order to enable predictive maintenance. Physics defines sound as a vibration that propagates as...
fake news and social censorship

Fake news and social censorship: an overview

Tabby Farrar, Senior Outreach Specialist at digital marketing firm Further, explores ‘fake news’ and the rise of social censorship. In 2011, ‘fake news’ was the...
iot security: how secure are connected devices?

How secure are connected devices?

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), Europe’s centre for cybersecurity expertise, details threats posed by internet connected devices. ENISA’s efforts on...
horizontal collaboration in Europe

Horizontal collaboration in Europe and smart cities

Innovation News Network speaks to Kees van der Klauw and Omar Elloumi of AIOTI about the development of IoT and how horizontal collaboration in...
IoT in smart cities

IoT in smart cities: a technological overview

Todd Thibodeaux, president and chief executive at CompTIA, talks on the importance of the technology of IoT in smart cities. Today, many facets of cities...

Innovation and adoption: use of precision technologies on farms

The demand for meat is projected to increase from 334 million tonnes in 2015 to 498 million tonnes in 2050. This is a result of...

Redflex: exploring the future of smart mobility in Europe

Encouraging road users to drive slowly and sensibly all goes towards creating a safer environment for our communities – Redflex aims to be at...

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