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Electronic circuits, components and equipment
Hot and hazardous conditions are part and parcel of jobs like fire-fighting and iron smelting. But smart electronic systems are helping to reduce that risk. Clever safety wear with built-in sensors keep s tabs on the working environment and the worker .

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...

Environmental Engineering / Technology
You will never hear it broadcasted on the airwaves, but AZ Radio, a project funded by the Eurostars programme, is likely to be a topic of conversation on the...

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...