The Innovation Platform Issue 02News - Page 1

Technology in relativistic heavy ion collider physics research

Professor John W Harris, from Yale University’s Wright Laboratory, outlines the development of accelerator technologies and the evolution in relativistic heavy ion collider physics...

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...

The evolution of meteorological research

Dr Stoyka Netcheva, Scientific Officer at World Meteorological Organization’s Global Atmosphere Watch Programme (GAW), explains how meteorological research has evolved and illustrates how GAW...

Prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and research

Becky Campbell and Jason Musni from the Prostate Cancer Foundation discuss prostate cancer – from the basics to cutting-edge research. Cancer is a condition in...

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...

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...

Innovation is at the heart of building a sustainable ocean economy

Martin Koehring, Head of the World Ocean Initiative at The Economist Group provides insight into the potential of the sustainable ocean economy, from energy...

Why healthy soil is crucial to nature friendly farming

Liz Bowles, Associate Director of Farming and Land Use at Soil Association, discusses the importance of healthy soil in ensuring the sustainability of farming. Soils...

European industrial hemp: misconceptions of hemp in agriculture

Francesco Mirizzi, Senior Policy Adviser at European Industrial Hemp Association, discusses common misconceptions of hemp in agriculture and the role of hemp in the...

The evolution of agricultural technology

Eldert J van Henten, a Professor of Biosystems Engineering at Wageningen University and Research’s Farm Technology Group, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the...

EORTC driving clinical research in prostate cancer

Bertrand Tombal from Service d’Urologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc and EORTC’s Davi Kaur, Beatrice Fournier, and Laurence Collette, discuss current clinical research into prostate...

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...

Why hemp should be used as a sustainable building material

Graham Durrant provides an overview of the burgeoning hempcrete industry, explaining why hemp should be viewed as a sustainable building material as well as...

Working toward a more sustainable dairy sector in Europe

Meet the European Dairy Association, where today’s dairy expertise meets with the vision of tomorrow’s opportunities and challenges for Europe’s sustainable dairy sector. The European...

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Special Reports

Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance...

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is...

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in...

Facilitating advanced nuclear reactor technology through fuel innovation

Elizabeth Sooby PhD, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, discusses the need for fuel innovation and discovery to enable advanced...

Partner News

Hatch to design, test and manage all DLE programmes for LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources brings on engineering firm Hatch to work directly on the Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project with two direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology companies. LithiumBank...

From Independence Day to energy independence in the US

Brent Wilson, the CEO of Galvanic Energy, discusses the necessity of achieving energy independence and the future of lithium battery production in the US. This...

Argentina Lithium commences lithium exploration at Rincon West

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the commencement of lithium exploration drilling at its Rincon West project in Salta Province, Argentina. At the Rincon West...

Aeramentum Resources Limited launch its initial public offering

Australian Mineral Exploration company Aeramentum Resources Limited, launched its initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange on 17 May, 2022. Aeramentum owns the Treasure...

Special Reports Cont'd

New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...

Developing innovative techniques to investigate winter soil processes

Professors Philippe Van Cappellen and Fereidoun Rezanezhad from the Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute at the University of Waterloo discuss how they are...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

Partner News Cont'd

Ceylon Graphite: Advancing graphite production through shares offer

Ceylon Graphite Corp. (CYL) has upsized its private placement for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000 to advance graphite production at its K1 and...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

First acetylene-based conductive additives plant to be built in the US

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a speciality chemical company, announced plans on 5 May 2022 to build the first US acetylene-based conductive additives plant. It...

Avalon enters into $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement

Avalon Advanced Materials enters into a $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement to accelerate separation rapids lithium work. Toronto, ON – Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:...