The Innovation Platform Issue 04News - Page 2

World Congress on Public Health 2020: striving for solidarity in health

The WFPHA’s Walter Ricciardi, and EUPHA’s Iveta Nagyova and Dineke Zeegers Paget discuss the major achievements of the recent virtual World Congress on Public Health 2020

Using technology to improve the performance of timber

Gordon Ewbank discusses the benefits of building with timber and how technology is being used to improve the material’s performance.

Innovation in the construction industry

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre is driving transformational change across the construction industry

The role of innovation in achieving the sustainable energy transition

Elena Bou, Innovation Director at EIT InnoEnergy, discusses the role of innovation in achieving the sustainable energy transition.

Water Europe on achieving a water-smart society

Durk Krol of Water Europe discusses the barriers to achieving a water-smart society and how Water Europe is developing the solutions.

Shining a light on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

SIOP Europe speaks about Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, urging Europe to recognise that paediatric cancer remains an urgent health issue.

Bringing down the barriers to truly sustainable agriculture

Patrick Holden CBE discusses issues such as the Agriculture Bill, Brexit, and the ‘land sharing’ versus ‘land sparing’ debate.

EUROSPINE – boosting research, improving spine care

EUROSPINE outlines its mission and how it works to achieves its vision for spine care, and discusses the COVID-19 pandemic.

The European battery industry: on track for battery market leadership

RECHARGE outline some of the barriers, and their solutions, to achieving the vision of a prosperous and sustainable economy.

How sewage can provide an early warning of COVID-19 outbreaks

N-WESP is working to develop a system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater in order to provide an warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks.

Continuing to bring hope to diabetes patients

Stefano Del Prato spoke of continuing to bring hope to diabetes patients as he opened the organisation’s 56th annual meeting.

European Materials Research Society: perfect materials as the base for technical innovation

Peter J Wellmann discusses ‘perfect crystals’ and reveals the European Materials Research Society’s focus areas.

Why smart tickets are the smart way to travel

As smart tickets are increasingly being used by travellers across Europe the Smart Ticketing Alliance is working to ensure co-operation between the various schemes across the continent

Eco-friendly antifouling: avoiding the spill of biocides with Finsulate’s wrapping solution

Finsulate prevents this deliberate and unnecessary pollution with its eco-friendly antifouling wrapping solution.

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Special Reports

The Dutch Electrolyser: Using bubbles to produce green hydrogen

With its state-of-the-art Dutch Electrolyser, EIRES is producing green hydrogen to accelerate the energy transition. Bert Vreman, a research professional at Nobian and part-time professor...

Enhancing and strengthening the excellence in interdisciplinary biomedical research at TRANSCEND (ESEI-BioMed)

The ESEI-BioMed project advances tumour diagnostics and nanomedicine in the frame of the new translational research centre, TRANSCEND. TRANSCEND is a translational research centre in...

IceCube: Paving the way for next-generation neutrino discovery

The IceCube Observatory could unlock the mysteries of the Universe through its advanced neutrino discoveries. Neutrinos are tiny, nearly massless particles that rarely interact with...

The Standard Model: How can we identify its strengths and weaknesses?

Theoretical particle physicists are providing exact predictions to compare LHC measurements to reveal the strengths and shortcomings of the Standard Model. Discoveries behind the decimal...

Partner News

First Hydrogen reveals Generation II zero emissions vehicle design

First Hydrogen Corp. has unveiled the design of its Generation II zero emission vehicle concept that looks to decarbonise fleet transport.

Cirba Solutions partner with Jacobs to establish sustainable battery materials processing facilities

Cirba Solutions is partnering with Jacobs to advance sustainable battery materials processing facilities in North America.

The ‘Lego Set’ approach to preparing applications and financial presentations

American Diversified Enterprises outlines the ‘Lego-Set’ approach to preparing applications and financial presentations.

TECH Project procures $900m debt financing commitments

Queensland Pacific Metals has announced it has received A$900m in total indicative debt financing commitments for the TECH Project.

Special Reports Cont'd

Advanced nanoplatforms for diagnosis and treatment of osteosarcoma

Consortium Nano4Tarmed is developing 2D nanoplatforms for active drug delivery and diagnosis of osteosarcoma. Population growth is shrinking, mainly due to the overall fertility rate...

Predicting reactor pressure vessel behaviour for light-water reactors

Researchers at the Universities of Wisconsin and California are integrating physics and Machine Learning to predict materials degradation in nuclear reactors. The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) is...

NUCOBAM: Increasing nuclear industry profitability and improving safety

Dr Myriam Bourgeois, NUCOBAM Coordinator at Université Paris-Saclay CEA, explains how the European project aims for future AM Standard in the nuclear energy industry. The...

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...

Partner News Cont'd

40 mistakes that will kill an application

American Diversified Enterprises LLC explore the 40 most common mistakes that will cause the rejection of an otherwise good application.

Sokoman Minerals announces exciting lithium discovery from the Golden Hope drill programme

Sokoman Minerals Corp and Benton Resources Inc. have announced the final assays from the Phase 3 drill programme at the Golden Hope project.

Super Bowl commercials feature electric vehicles

Brent Wilson, CEO and President of Galvanic Energy, discusses how EVs are becoming increasingly prevalent in Super Bowl commercials.

Grounded Lithium Corp. reveals development plan for Kindersley Lithium Project

Grounded Lithium Corp. has revealed its field development plan for the initial 10,000 metric ton/yr phase at the Kindersley Lithium Project.