17 Aug 2020
Aquatic Robots can Remove Contaminant Particles From Water
Scientists have developed a 1cm by 1cm wireless artificial aquatic polyp, which can remove contaminants from water. Apart from cleaning, this soft robot could be also used in medical diagnostic devices by aiding in picking up and transporting specific cells for analysis.
6 Jul 2020
Shrimp Shells to Produce Electrodes for Large Storage Batteries
Researchers have developed a system to produce electrodes for vanadium flow batteries, used in renewable energy storage. The electrodes are made from chitin, a polysaccharide found in the exoskeleton of crustaceans and insects.
1 Jul 2020
Artificial Skin Heals Wounds and Makes Robots Sweat
A smart surface that can actively and repeatedly release and reabsorb substances by environmental stimuli.
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.
17 Feb 2020
Steady-Handed Robot Succeeds in Delicate Microsurgery
The first in-human trials of robot-assisted supermicrosurgery using a dedicated robotic platform are reported in a pilot study in Nature Communications.
27 Nov 2019
Swarm of Smart Marbles to Inspect Pipelines
A swarm of marbles that flows through your intestines in order to detect thickening. It sounds like science fiction, but it's closer to reality than you might think. Engineers have developed sensors that are able to inspect hard-to-reach or even inaccessible environments.
9 Oct 2019
Ioniqa was founded in 2009 as a spin off from the Eindhoven University of Technology.
24 Sep 2019
Innovative heat battery gets 7 million euro grant from EU
The innovative battery uses thermochemical material to store renewable energy in an inexpensive and lossless way. This helps to bridge longer periods, especially during winter months, when there is less or no energy from sun, wind or other sustainable sources.