Thursday, August 22, 2019

Research & Development News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Research & Development News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

The Juncker Plan backs funding for Finnish companies

The Juncker Plan backs funding for Finnish companies

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the investment company Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment) have agreed on a financing programme to channel funding in support...
R&D in electronic components and systems and the future of European industry

R&D in electronic components and systems and the future of European industry

Sabine Herlitschka and Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni explain the importance of supporting R&D in the Electronic Components and Systems (ECS) sector for the future of...
Do smart technologies in education boost learning outcomes?

Do smart technologies in education boost learning outcomes?

SMART Technologies has embarked on a global study to help answer the question of whether a school’s approach to technology have an impact on...
Biotechnology of natural products: from allergens to the production of aroma glucosides

Biotechnology of natural products: from allergens to the production of aroma glucosides

The professorship Biotechnology of Natural Products (BINA) at the Technical University Munich studies the biosynthetic pathways of natural products in fruits to improve food...
XSpectra, a better detector

XSpectra®, a better detector to revolutionise food safety

The Xnext team explain how XSpectra® stands to impact the food industry and, indeed, other sectors. X-ray machines in the food industry today can easily...
EIT Digital is leading digital innovation in Europe

EIT Digital is leading digital innovation in Europe

Professor Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital, speaks to SciTech Europa about how the organisation is supporting digital innovation and helping to ensure the...
Study explores link between Flores pygmy genome and Homo floresiensis

Study explores link between Flores pygmy genome and Homo floresiensis

A study in the journal Science has disproved the concept that an island community of extremely short people in Indonesia share ancestry with Homo...
EIT Digital’s Annual Conference – the third edition

EIT Digital’s Annual Conference – the third edition

On 11 September, EIT Digital’s Annual Conference welcomes up to 700 participants to its third edition in Brussels. Everyone interested in digital innovation and...
Elżbieta Bieńkowska on embracing innovation for commercialisation

Elżbieta Bieńkowska on embracing innovation for commercialisation and competitiveness

Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, highlights both barriers to and opportunities for commercialisation and tech transfer in Europe...
European court argues that gene editing is genetic engineering

European court argues that gene editing is genetic engineering

The European Court of Justice has ruled that altering living things using the technique of gene editing counts as genetic engineering, meaning that any...

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