The Innovation Platform Issue 10News - Page 3

Life on Mars: Analysing extra-terrestrial samples in Europe

Dr Rain Irshad, Autonomous Systems Lead at RAL Space, discusses what Europe’s first analysis facility for extra-terrestrial samples could tell us about Mars. Understanding more...

The advantages and barriers to wireless EV charging technology

Shazan Siddiqi, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, discusses the advantages of wireless EV charging technology, and the barriers to the technology’s widespread deployment. With countries across...

Carbon nanotube-derived products: Revolutionising lithium-ion cells

Black Diamond Structures discusses its efforts to produce carbon nanotube-derived products on the scale required for the emerging North American lithium-ion market. Black Diamond Structures’...

How European wind energy expansion could contribute to energy security

Viktoriya Kerelska, Head of Advocacy and Messaging at WindEurope, explores recent developments in European wind energy policy. The war in Ukraine has opened everyone’s eyes...

A shift in focus: Future priorities for the biomaterials sector

Dr Paul Roach, President of the UK Society for Biomaterials, outlines the aims of the organisation and explains what the biomaterials sector learnt from...

Exploring the electric vehicle revolution in Norway

Christina Bu, Secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association (NEVA), discusses the journey behind the electric vehicle revolution in Norway. When the petrol-powered car...

Developing ethical copper and cobalt in South Australia

As the global energy transition continues to gather pace, Chris Stevens, CEO of Coda Minerals Ltd, discusses the opportunities for developing ethical copper and...

Matching EV charging infrastructure with demand

Euan Moir, Regional Manager, UK & Nordics, Shell Recharge Solutions Europe, outlines the key issues to address to ensure that EV charging infrastructure is...

The growing significance of energy conversion

Dr Frédérick Bordry, Scientific Advisor and former Director for Accelerators and Technology at CERN, outlines his career achievements working in the field of accelerator...

Analysing the current European Earth observation market

Christopher Oligschläger, Market Analyst at the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies, gives an overview of the current European Earth observation market and sets...

Building skills to boost Europe’s battery value chain

Frank Gielen, Education Director at EIT InnoEnergy, outlines the role of the EBA Academy in developing Europe’s battery value chain. In 2021, global electric vehicle...

Securing a healthy supply chain by advancing lithium-ion battery recycling

Bryant Polzin, Deputy Director of the ReCell Center, emphasises the importance of furthering battery recycling technology to keep up with demand for lithium-ion batteries. Given...

Mining high-grade nickel: Powering the shift to cleaner energy

Power Nickel focuses on the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties that offer the potential for mining high-grade nickel. The price per tonne of nickel...

ILiA: Mapping responsible mineral supply chains in the lithium industry

International Lithium Association reports on the OECD forum and supporting the industry's continued commitment to responsibly sourced lithium. The lithium industry faces a decade of...

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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:...