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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...

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / TECHNOLOGIES
Nature is the ultimate innovator. Marine sponges have successfully survived on Earth for over 700 million years thanks to a particular biochemistry. Thanks to...

Optical Technology related to measurements
The EUREKA research project OPTITUNE, lasted three and a half years and had a total budget of 1.3 million euro. Poul Svensgaard, who served as project leader...

Diagnostics, Diagnosis
Shear waves, to be precise. SuperSonic Imagine has pioneered real-time shear wave elastography, which enables doctors to see more clearly what is happening in...

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...

Neurology, Brain Research
Many in Serge Bischoff’s position would have started taking work easy. But after forty years working for some of the world's most successful pharmaceutical...

Air Pollution
The new tool, the Aethalometer AE33 developed by Aerosol , tests air pollution automatically and provides clear results on the spot over the Internet, helping...