Data innovation in a connected world

(BELGIUM) Solving societal challenges will require new models of research and innovation, which will be increasingly cross-border, interdisciplinary and data-driven. Members of the European Parliament, EU...

Europe plans to accommodate robots

(BRUSSELS) Fear spread through misinformation prevents progress. In the sphere of robotics and artificial intelligence this is often characterised by assertions that the robots are coming - to replace humans...

Will MEPs vote for innovation?

(BRUSSELS) Politics impacts just about every aspect of our lives, innovation likewise - so the two should work well together to maximise their potential. This will be discussed in depth during a session a...

Demystifying blockchain

The packed programme at this month's 10th anniversary European Innovation Summit (EIS) in Brussels includes a high-level debate on blockchain. Knowledge4Innovation leads the annual Summit and, in cooperation...

Flying cars getting ready for take-off

What constitutes the typical daily travel routine is transforming before our eyes. The innovation race is on, with new mobility ideas regularly hitting the headlines. And there plenty of battles taking place in...

Enter a virtual green world

The ARTEFACTS exhibition in Berlin - from New York-based artist J Henry Fair - depicts the destructive power human activity has on nature. This is more than awareness raising though, the images can inspire c...

Wearable monitors blood-oxygen levels

Healthcare is one of the industries being reshaped by sensor technology. We have reported many innovations in this field, and the latest comes from engineers at the University of California, Berkeley. The fl...

Autonomous future for urban tourism

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are set to transform the face of urban tourism, according to a new study. A study by academics from the University of Surrey and the University of Oxford, published in the Annals of...

Athens named EU capital of innovation

Congratulations to Athens on becoming the EU Capital of Innovation 2018. Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, made the announcement at the Web Summit in Lisbon today. ...

Europe’s Capital of Innovation is…

The European Innovation Capital 2019 winner will be revealed tomorrow. One from Aarhus, Athens, Hamburg, Leuven, Toulouse, or Umeå will receive the €1 million top prize, with the other five walking away with...