14 Dec 2021
Graphene for Solar Power
By 2050, the European Union aims to be climate neutral. In pursuit of this goal, the first half of 2020 saw renewables — including solar, hydro, wind and bioenergy — produce more electricity than fossil fuels in the EU.
17 Jun 2021
First End to End BVLOS Drone Delivery Trials in India
Months of planning, risk assessments, air traffic control integration, training, equipment preparation, and coordination culminated with ANRA's flight team launching its first sortie on June 16, 2021. For the next several weeks, the flight team will conduct BVLOS food and medical package deliveries in the Etah and Rupnagar districts using ANRA SmartSkies technology.
2 Mar 2021
Terahertz Imaging of Graphene Paves the Way to Industrialisation
X-ray scans revolutionised medical treatments by allowing us to see inside humans without surgery. Similarly, terahertz spectroscopy penetrates graphene films allowing scientists to make detailed maps of their electrical quality, without damaging or contaminating the material.
1 Mar 2021
Light-Emitting Tattoo Engineered for the First Time
Scientists have created a temporary tattoo with light-emitting technology used in TV and smartphone screens, paving the way for a new type of "smart tattoo" with a range of potential uses.
1 Mar 2021
Ribes Tech is an early-stage Italian company that has developed flexible organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells. These are primarily targeted at indoor energy harvesting applications, such as for IoT devices.
1 Mar 2021
Event Summary: Nano Dimension AME Academy
On 23rd February 2021 Nano Dimension organized and hosted a short conference on additively manufactured electronics (AME). IDTechEx was pleased to be invited as a speaker, and gave an overview of what we believe are the most promising future applications for additive electronics manufacturing. This premium article summarizes presentations given at the event.
4 Feb 2021
Super Solution in Hybrid Capacitor Development
In a step towards a new type of energy storage, researchers have developed a hybrid supercapacitor that offers the best of both worlds in energy storage.
22 Jan 2021
Fungal Wearables and Devices: Biomaterials Pave The Way
Fungi are among the world's oldest and most tenacious organisms. They are now showing great promise to become one of the most useful materials for producing textiles, gadgets and other construction materials.
12 Oct 2020
Nanosafe Solutions is an Indian start-up developing antimicrobial health and hygiene products based on nano copper technology. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Nanosafe Solutions Founder and CEO Dr Anasuya Roy on 12 Oct 2020.
29 Sep 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Francesco Guido, CEO of Piezoskin. They have developed a flexible, wearable, piezoelectric sensor based on AlN. We discussed their technology and business progress.
23 Jul 2020
Oscilla Power to Demonstrate Utility-Scale Ocean Wave Energy in India
Oscilla Power announce that they are now in the planning stages of a demonstration of their 1MW 'Triton' ocean wave energy system in Southern India.
16 Jul 2020
Artificial Retina Restores Vision in Blind Rats
An international team of scientists has developed a new nanoparticle-based artificial retina prosthesis that can be injected into the eye.
26 Jun 2020
Artificial Synapse Works With Living Cells
Researchers have tested the first biohybrid version of their artificial synapse and demonstrated that it can communicate with living cells.
19 Mar 2020
Graphene, Perovskites and Silicon, an Ideal Tandem for Solar Cells
Laws of physics limit the maximum efficiency of silicon solar cells to 32%. For that reason, scientists have spent decades trying to come up with other alternatives, such as III-V and perovskites. However, the latter present several manufacturing challenges, and scaling up the production of solar panels is a key step towards success.
27 Sep 2019
IIT prints 3D embedded sensors in electrical packaging
Nano Dimension Ltd announced that one of its customers, the Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, is using the DragonFly additive manufacturing system to 3D print embedded sensors in electrical packaging.
11 Jun 2019
Fleet of "roboats" could collect garbage
The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges.
6 Jun 2019
Quadruped robot tested by pulling 3 tonne airplane
Researchers presented the most recent results about the new version of the hydraulic quadruped robot which has demonstrated that it is capable of pulling an airplane of 3300kg weight for more than 10 meters. The HyQReal robot is developed to support humans in emergency scenarios.