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Civil engineering
A German engineering firm and spin-off of the University of Karlsruhe has teamed up with the Technical University of Dresden and a Greek software company to develop an innovative and commercially viable code that simulates the results of wind-induced loads on high-rises.

Information Processing, Information System
What do smart cities and behavioural targeting have in common? Surely both consist in making the most of an increasingly connected world. But at first sight...

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Thanks to the innovation and hard work of six partner organisations, led by Germany’s GT Elektrotechnische Produkte, a new form of polyurethane gel called...

Information Processing, Information System
The stealing of data can devastate individuals and companies. In May, Gregg Steinhafel, chief executive of US budget clothing brand Target, resigned after...

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
When it comes to renewable energy the question is always the same: would it be a sustainable business if it was not heavily subsidised by public funds? In...

Information Processing, Information System
Mendeley is one of the biggest successes of the Eurostars programme, an instrument put together by 33 national innovation agencies in Europe and the European...

Information Processing, Information System
With the help of the Eurostars programme, the first European funding and support programme specifically dedicated to R&D SMEs, an Israeli SME called...