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Agricultural technology
A new irrigation technology is helping plant growers in Europe in Europe save up to 30% of their normal water requirements. Hydrip ® combines a system of...

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...

Micro- and Nanotechnology related to physical and exact sciences
Ultrafast lasers are lasers that can shoot pulses of light so fast that they are measured in picoseconds, or trillionths of a second. With such a precise...

Medical devices technology (instrumentation, medical imaging, radiology)
Today in our western societies, around one person in 20 over the age of 65 suffers from Alzheimer's disease. It devastates lives, and places an immense burden...

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / TECHNOLOGIES
Traditionally the biotech industry used reusable glass or steel bioreactors to manufacture biopharmaceuticals. The required cleaning and sterilizing of glass...

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...

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...