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Research & Development News

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

Is a hydrogen powered train the future of rail?

Are hydrogen powered trains the future of rail?

A hydrogen powered train that uses left-over gas from industrial processes –  and with a raft of environmentally-friendly features to help reduce its impact...
EIT Digital Accelerator supports METRON scaleup

EIT Digital Accelerator supports METRON scaleup

The EIT Digital Accelerator announces that its scaleup METRON, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to reduce energy consumption of industrial plants,...
Generating hydrogen from solar energy

Generating hydrogen from solar energy

The Horizon 2020 funded FotoH2 project, co-ordinated by the University of Alicante, Spain, is working to develop a photoelectrochemical device capable of producing hydrogen...
5G technology to monitor air quality

5G technology to monitor air quality

The University of Helsinki and Nokia Bell Labs are developing a technology which uses the 5G network to generate precise, smart real-time data on...
EU Auditors: simplify research funding further

EU Auditors: simplify research funding further

There is still a need to simplify EU research funding after 2020, according to a new Briefing Paper from the European Court of Auditors,...
How can research and innovation benefit Europe’s cultural heritage?

How can research and innovation benefit Europe’s cultural heritage?

In the context of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the European Commission is organising a high-level Horizon 2020 conference on research and...
UK joins world leading X-ray laser facility

UK joins world leading X-ray laser facility

The UK has become the latest member state of the European XFEL, the international research facility that is home to the world’s largest X-ray...
Jean-Claude Juncker: more money for research programmes

Jean-Claude Juncker: more money for research programmes

In a speech at the European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker discussed the future of Europe with António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, and doubling the...
Scenario 2050: lithium and cobalt might not suffice

Scenario 2050: lithium and cobalt might not suffice

Research published in the journal Nature Reviews Materials suggests how lithium and cobalt, both fundamental components of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), could become seriously critical. Researchers...
'Boaty McBoatface' returns from first mission under the ice

‘Boaty McBoatface’ returns from first mission under the ice

The yellow high-tech autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), also known as 'Boaty McBoatface', has successfully returned from an ambitious science expedition deep below half a...

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