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Significant breath from streams and rivers

Aug 13, 2015 08:00 GMT Umeå University Running streams are key sources of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, but why is it so? An international team of researchers, led by Umeå University, publishes the answer in the prestigious journal Nature Geoscience.

EIT Digital Idea Challenge voor startups sluit af met 461 ingediende voorstellen uit 26 landen.

Jul 07, 2015 16:17 GMT EIT Digital Open innovatie organisatie EIT Digital laat weten dat de Idea Challenge wedstrijd voor startups succesvol is verlopen met 461 ingediende voorstellen uit 26 EU landen. Nederlandse startups dienden totaal 39 voorstellen in.

EIT Digital Idea Challenge: 461 entries from 26 countries

Jul 07, 2015 12:41 GMT EIT Digital EIT Digital’s startup contest Idea Challenge activated entrepreneurs all over Europe. Out of the 750 registered teams 461 tech startups from 26 EU countries aim to scale-up through participation in the second edition of the competition.

Jun 26, 2015 14:04 GMT EIT Digital Är vi redo för den stora omvälvning som ökad digitalisering av allt fler funktioner i samhället och arbetslivet medför? Detta tar EIT Digital upp i två seminarier under Almedalsveckan - måndagen den 29/6 samt fredagen den 3/7 i en hel dag med workshops kring Makerspaces. Vi presenterar också Furhat Robotics och vår affärsutvecklingssupport inom Internet of Things och forskningsprojektet Flashpoll.

EIT ICT Labs Eindhoven goes EIT Digital together with a new Director

Jun 11, 2015 16:34 GMT EIT Digital Leading European open innovation organisation EIT ICT Labs is happy to announce its new name and its new brand - EIT Digital. Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital says: "We are European entrepreneurs driving digital innovation and education. EIT Digital is more in line with our identity, strategy and mission. The name is also easier to pronounce and enables us to build a stronger brand.”

EIT ICT Labs wordt EIT Digital met een nieuwe directeur in Nederland!

Jun 11, 2015 16:30 GMT EIT Digital Open innovatie organisatie EIT ICT Labs heet voortaan EIT Digital. Volgens CEO Willem Jonker is de nieuwe naamgeving meer in lijn met de identiteit, strategie en missie. Ook is EIT Digital gemakkelijker uit te spreken en helpt het bij het vergroten van de naamsbekendheid. Samen met de implementatie van de nieuwe naam, verwelkomt EIT Digital Nederland een nieuwe directeur: Patrick Essers.

Designing microwave devices from scratch using computer simulations

May 21, 2015 08:00 GMT Umeå University For decades, the design of microwave devices, like antennas for mobile communication and waveguides used in radars, has relied on the inventiveness of a professional designer. Computer simulations are usually used only in final design stages to fine-tune details in the design. This classical approach to microwave device design is challenged in the PhD thesis by Emadeldeen Hassan, Umeå University

Light-emitting fork made with sprayed LEC technology

May 20, 2015 08:00 GMT Umeå University Light-emitting electrochemical cells, LEC, is a newly invented lighting technology. In his thesis, physicist Amir Asadpoordarvish, Umeå University, shows how a LEC can be produced through spraying three layers of ink on a substrate and emit light by the current from an ordinary battery. LEC components can be sprayed onto complicated surfaces, for example to make a light-emitting fork.

Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

Apr 16, 2015 11:00 GMT Umeå University Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at Umeå University, has been selected by Time magazine as one of its 100 most influential people in the world list for 2015. She was recognised for her discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 mechanism in bacteria, which became a gene editing tool now used in research labs world wide.

EIT ICT Labs opens Summer School at High Tech Campus

Mar 23, 2015 17:18 GMT EIT Digital The third EIT ICT Labs Summer School with focus on Health and Wellbeing, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship is taking place @ the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven from July 12 to July 24, 2015. This year the EIT ICT Labs Summer School opens its doors for Master students from various disciplines. For students who are interested in ICT innovation and the impact of technology on health and wellbeing.