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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...
high energy physics technology

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...
meteorological research

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

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...
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...
sustainable ocean economy

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...
healthy soil

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...
hemp in agriculture

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

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...
clinical research in prostate cancer

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...
vibrational spectroscopy

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...
sustainable building material

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...
sustainable dairy

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...
risk of flooding

The Floods Directive: adapting to the future risk of flooding

European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Environment, discusses how flood risk management helps us understand the future risk of flooding and how to adapt to...
spintronics research

EURAMET – driving excellence in spintronics research

EURAMET explains how European collaborative spintronics research is supporting future developments in electronics. EURAMET European research projects are addressing the needs of industry through important...
sustainable blue economy

Virginijus Sinkevičius: How to deliver a sustainable blue economy

European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, speaks to The Innovation Platform about EU efforts to achieve a sustainable blue economy. The...
sustainable hemp

Building with sustainable hemp for a resilient future

Steve Allin, Founder of the International Hemp Building Association (IHBA), speaks to The Innovation Platform about the challenges of establishing a sustainable hemp building...
Finnish bioscience

Funding the future of Finnish bioscience

Professor Ursula Schwab, Chair of the Research Council for Biosciences, Health and the Environment at the Academy of Finland, speaks to The Innovation Platform...
hybrid nanocapsules

How hybrid nanocapsules can reduce carbon emissions

The 9,000th publication to come from the Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron, has been published, describing how hybrid nanocapsules from renewable materials...

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