European Commission

European Commission

HQ Country
Belgium
Profile
The European Commission embodies and upholds the general interest of the Union and is the driving force in the Union's institutional system. Its four main roles are to propose legislation to Parliament and the Council, to administer and implement Community policies, to enforce Community law and to negotiate international agreements, mainly those relating to trade and cooperation.
The Directorate General Information Society & Media pursues an integrated approach to achieving the Information Society, encompassing an evolving regulatory environment which emphasises competition and lets the market decide on technology; a world-class research programme which pools Europe's resources for world leadership; and a range of programmes designed to promote wider use , demonstrate innovative technologies and ensure that the benefits are felt by all.
Filtered by:
European Commission
Company
Topic
Show
 
2020
24 Nov 2020

Thermoelectrics Get More Attention

A newer approach of serving low power electronics by area more than efficiency is promising.
20 Nov 2020

Food and AgTech in 2020: An IDTechEx Perspective

2020 has been a challenging year for the food and agriculture industries, however, the crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak has led to several opportunities in the global food and agriculture industry, particularly for alternative and novel food systems.
17 Nov 2020

Ocean Energy Firm CorPower Awarded Ten-Year Marine Licence in Portugal

CorPower Ocean is set to unleash a world-leading wave energy project in the Atlantic Ocean after securing a 10-year license.
12 Nov 2020

Composites For a Greener Future

Composites and coatings are one of the most versatile areas of graphene technology. The Graphene Flagship's research projects on composites and coatings show great promise, and their innovative applications could help solve some of Europe's most pressing environmental challenges.
5 Nov 2020

LEVA-EU Proposes ZEV-Concept for Light Electric Vehicles

Trade association LEVA-EU, the sole voice for the light electric vehicle sector, has unveiled proposals to introduce a new concept for light electric vehicles to remove legal bottlenecks it says are blighting the industry.
30 Oct 2020

Eco Wave Power Enters MOU with MSMART Future Technology Co, Vietnam

Eco Wave Power announces the signing of an MOU with MSMART Future Technology, as the basis for the development of a 50MW wave energy array in Vietnam.
28 Oct 2020

Eco Wave Power Develops Wave Energy Power Plant Software

Eco Wave Power has developed a new software for real-time production verification. In addition to guaranteeing production efficiency, it also allows for the timely maintenance of the wave energy power plants.
13 Oct 2020

Graphene to Transform Healthcare and Biomedicine

Could graphene transform the future of healthcare? Several partners of international research initiative the Graphene Flagship, along with some of its industry-led Spearhead Projects and spin-off companies, are working on exciting developments that could bring new graphene-based medical devices to the market.
7 Oct 2020

3D Printed Materials Market 2020-2030: COVID Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Jonathan Harrop
2 Oct 2020

Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Richard Collins, Dr David Wyatt and Dr James Edmondson
24 Sep 2020

Carbon Recycling International

Carbon Recycling International is an Icelandic company developing technology for converting carbon dioxide emissions into renewable methanol, which can be used for fuels and chemical feedstocks. In September 2020, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Matthías Ólafsson, Sales and Marketing Specialist at Carbon Recycling International.
9 Sep 2020

Solar Vehicles 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
9 Sep 2020

Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear
1 Sep 2020

Potential Stationary Energy Storage Technologies to Monitor

IDTechEx Report: Daniele Gatti
26 Aug 2020

Biostimulants and Biopesticides 2021-2031: Technologies, Markets and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Michael Dent
29 Jul 2020

Bringing Graphene and New Materials to Market

Remember the computer triode? Unless you're an early-tech enthusiast, it's unlikely. Used as switches in the first electronic computers, these vacuum tubes consumed a great deal of power. They were unreliable and upon the invention of silicon chips, were quickly replaced. A new material has the potential to shift entire industries. Here, Kari Hjelt, Head of Innovation of the Graphene Flagship explains how graphene is set to do the same.
29 Jul 2020

Funding for Breakthrough Wave Energy Tech

CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy technology. Its new generation of high-efficiency Wave Energy Converters are inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. Advanced control technology allows large amounts of energy to be harvested using small, low-cost devices. A unique solution makes them transparent to storm waves, which provides survivability in the harshest ocean conditions.
24 Jul 2020

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2020-2030: COVID Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Jonathan Harrop, Dr Richard Collins and Dr Ivan De Backer
3 Jul 2020

Instant Bladder Cancer Scan Could Save Thousands of Lives

Thousands of lives lost to bladder cancers each year could be saved thanks to a new scanner that uses photonics to illuminate parts of the tissue that are currently impossible to visualise.
29 Jun 2020

Polymer Recycling Technologies 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Michael Dent