The Innovation Platform Issue 04News - Page 1

Clinical evidence essential in medical innovation

Professor Rob G.H.H. Nelissen, Chairman of the Orthopaedics Department at Leiden University Medical Center, explains why clinical evidence is both an asset for patients and an ally for surgeons.

Identification of O2 formation: enabling O-redox technology in Li-ion batteries

Dr Robert House from the University of Oxford discusses how the identification of O2 formation and its role in voltage hysteresis will inform and direct future material design efforts towards enabling O-redox technology in the next generation of Li-ion batteries

ERC 2020: the challenge of remotely navigating mobile robots

Agnieszka Mrozowska discusses the highlights of the ERC 2020 competition, which involved Innovation News Network as a media partner, holding it up as an example of how the space sector can adapt to the new reality

INTEGRAL: unravelling the mysteries of the X- and gamma-ray sky

Dr Erik Kuulkers discusses some of the current and future INTEGRAL mission's activities, including studying flashes of powerful radiation that suddenly appear in the gamma-ray sky

Heavy ion physics and its applications

Dr Ivan Kisel uses the analogy of throwing pebbles into a pond and observing their ripples to explain how heavy ion physics is approached.

Plant sciences to tackle the challenges of climate change and food security

Professor Kazuo Watanabe explains how the centre is working to tackle the challenges of climate change and food security.

Evolutionary theory in applied problem-solving

Professor Lawrence C Scharmann explains how the Darwinian evolutionary theory and common ancestry can be used as problem solving tools.

Osteoclasts and their role in musculoskeletal disease

Dr Salber of Hospital of the RUHR-University Bochum discussess how osteoclasts have a role as cells responsible for the resorption of bone.

Transforming agriculture through synthetic photorespiration

The FutureAgriculture Project explains how a new approach to synthetic photorespiration could help boost agricultural productivity.

Improving urban mobility with big data analysis

Creating a more liveable environment is a priority for many cities worldwide. In terms of urban mobility, this presents numerous challenges.

Scaffold-guided breast reconstruction

Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher, Director of the ARC Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing at the Queensland University of Technology, discusses how scaffold-guided tissue engineering can...

Observing gravitational waves from space

International Editor Clifford Holt spoke to Dr Oliver Jennrich, the Project Scientist for ESA’s Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission, which will be the first gravitational wave observatory based in space

The economic importance of space

Dr Pete Worden, Breakthrough Starshot Executive Director, discusses his vision for interstellar travel, utilising space based resources and the future economic importance of space

Regenerative medicine in the era of COVID-19

Mike Lehmicke, Director of Science and Industry Affairs at the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, discusses the alliance’s key focus areas, as well as topics such as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Special Reports

How Ionic Rare Earths is advancing the rare earth circular economy

Ionic Rare Earths are expediting the global transition to clean energy through magnet and heavy rare earth production via mining, refining and magnet recycling. Australian-listed...

Producing advanced materials through surface analysis

Hiden Analytical details its production of several manufacturing systems and tools that are required to study surface analysis. Surface analysis is an increasingly important aspect...

Pioneering the energy transition with revolutionary heat storage systems

EIRES researchers have developed a way to utilise heat storage in a safe, sustainable, and loss-free way. Efficient storage and transport of heat is one...

System Integration: Toward informed decision making for the energy transition

The Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems is using a System Integration approach, which aims to model future energy systems to facilitate the green...

Partner News

Paul Matysek appointed as the Executive Chairman of LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources has revealed the appointment of Paul Matysek as the Executive Chairman of the Company. Matysek's unique qualifications, experience and unprecedented string of successful...

Elestor’s electricity storage technology scores double victory

Dutch electricity storage company Elestor has achieved a double win at the Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2022.

QPM’s TECH Project debt financing process advancing well

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd is making great progress with its debt financing initiatives for its northern Australian-based TECH Project.

LPI completes RC drilling stage at East Kirup lithium prospect

Lithium Power International has revealed exciting results after completing the RC drilling stage at its East Kirup lithium prospect.

Special Reports Cont'd

Avalon makes significant progress toward production from its Separation Rapids Lithium Project

The potential of the rare lithium mineral petalite in Ontario will enable Avalon to serve both the battery materials and glass-ceramics industries. Avalon’s aspirations to...

ChemX’s high-purity alumina technology advances the green energy transition

Stephen Strubel, the Managing Director of industry-leading advanced materials technology company ChemX Materials Ltd, details how their HiPurA® technology can drive global decarbonisation efforts...

US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Partner News Cont'd

Lithium mining in Argentina poised to dominate the global market

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp shares the exciting results from their 64,000 hectares lithium mining projects in Argentina.

LPI commences drilling at Greenbushes lithium project

Lithium Power International has commenced drilling at its East Kirup lithium prospect, part of the Greenbushes project in Western Australia.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

First Hydrogen expands its design of zero-emission vehicles

First Hydrogen Corp has selected EDAG Group as its design styling partner for its next generation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.