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UK priorities and the European Strategy for Particle Physics

The Executive Chair of the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Professor Mark Thomson, discusses the recent update to the European Strategy for...

Small groups in Big Science: hunting the laws of the Universe

Professor Anna Lipniacka from the Department of Physics and Technology at the University of Bergen, highlights the role of the Norwegian physics community in...

Astrophotonics at innoFSPEC AIP Potsdam

Professor Martin M Roth and Dr Kalaga Madhav from innoFSPEC Potsdam explain how astrophotonics is crucial to the new and next generation of astronomy...

The significance of mangroves and their ecosystems

Kusuto Nanjo from the National Fisheries University, Japan, explains why mangroves and their ecosystems must be conserved and managed. Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees and shrubs...

ArgonCube – Lego for the world of cryogenic neutrino detectors

Physicists from the University of Bern have developed a novel approach to large neutrino detectors based on liquid argon. In the zoo of elementary particles,...

Arthrofibrosis: a multifaceted immunological problem

Arthrofibrosis after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is a complication that can occur after a joint replacement. To prevent arthrofibrosis we need to know more...

Approaching new markets – GrainSense in the United States and Russia

Melvin Robert Huber III explains how GrainSense's strategy for approaching new markets in the US and Russian can be used by businesses to help...

2021 to 2027 – a new era of funding for sustainable aquaculture

As this funding period draws to an end, Europe will see a variety of new opportunities for research and development. The European Commission have...

Mars Express – one of ESA’s most successful missions to date

Dr Dmitrij Titov, the European Space Agency’s Project Scientist for Mars Express, discusses both the history and future potential of this exciting mission to...

Centaurus A and the detection of VHE gamma-ray emissions

Mathieu de Naurois, H.E.S.S. Deputy Director at CNRS, outlines the use of the H.E.S.S. telescopes in detecting the kiloparsec-sized VHE gamma-ray emission of Centaurus...

The SKA – building the world’s largest radio telescope

The Innovation Platform spoke with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation’s Director General, Philip Diamond, about building the world's largest radio telescope. The Square Kilometre...

Improving tropical forest conservation through interdisciplinary research

Dr Peter Beck, Professor and Coordinator of Environmental Science and Policy at St. Edward’s University, describes tropical deforestation as a ‘wicked’ problem, and discusses...

The future of agriculture – organic farming innovation

COPA-COGECA’s Secretary General, Pekka Pesonen, spoke to The Innovation Platform about the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and areas such as organic farming and...

Aquaculture and the blue bioeconomy

The President and Executive Secretary of the European Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Organisations Association (EFARO), Dennis Lisbjerg and Luc van Hoof, respectively, spoke to...

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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:...