2 Aug 2021
CRISPR Tackles Insensitivity to Liver Cancer Drug
Liver cancer is one of the most common cancer types worldwide and is especially common in China. A collaborative effort between researchers using CRISPR/Cas has led to the discovery that insensitivity to a liver cancer drug can be prevented if it is given in combination with a second drug.
22 Apr 2021
MakerBot Strengthens 3D Printing in Classrooms with Advanced Resources
The MakerBot Educators Guidebook aims to inspire educators with ideas to enrich their curriculum, enhance student learning, and redefine what 3D printing in education looks like.
23 Mar 2021
Using Hydrogen Power to Decarbonise Construction Sites
Globally, the construction sector accounts for 38% of energy related emissions, and in London 14.5% of the most harmful emissions such as PM2.5 are from stationary diesel generators on construction sites.
28 Jan 2021
Opus 12 have developed an electrolysis cell to reduce carbon dioxide and produce useful fuels and chemicals.
14 Jan 2021
Kauai Renewable Power with Solar Plus Pumped Hydro Storage
WKEP is an integrated renewable energy and irrigation project with several key components: renewable energy production via hydropower and solar photovoltaic generation, coupled with pumped hydropower and battery energy storage to shift most of the project's output into the nighttime peak.
13 Jan 2021
Versatile, Innovative Printing System Successfully Established
An innovative 2PP 3D-printing system that is capable of manufacturing across twelve orders of magnitude with exceptional speed has hit the market with great success, enabling fabrication of polymeric microparts from the nano to centimeter range.
22 Oct 2020
Opus 12 is a green technology start-up company developing methods for catalytically converting carbon dioxide into chemicals and fuels, with the aim of reducing the carbon footprints of the world's heaviest emitters while creating a new revenue stream from what is discarded today as a waste product. In October 2020, IDTechEx Senior Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Etosha Cave, COO and co-founder of Opus 12.
8 Sep 2020
A spin-off of Stanford University based in Palo Alto, California, Pr3vent was founded in 2017 and has secured $1.5M in funding.
3 Aug 2020
The Solar Cell You Can Print
These next-generation photovoltaics show great promise: their performance competes with current technology, but they have the advantages of being flexible, lightweight, cheap to produce, and they can be printed directly onto products during manufacture.
7 Apr 2020
BMW Reaffirms Commitment to Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology
Developing alternative powertrain technologies is a top priority for the BMW Group. The carmaker offers first virtual insights into the powertrain system for the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT and reaffirms its commitment to following a carefully considered and systematic route to emission-free mobility.
31 Mar 2020
Moving Towards 3D Bioprinted Cardiovascular Tissue
Cardiologists need to rely on the technology at their disposal. Shortages in available donor tissue for cardiac transplantation are driving the development of cardiovascular 3D bioprinting technologies.
2 Mar 2020
Thin-Film Solar Cells Generate as Much Energy as Traditional Ones
Scientists have become the first to achieve an energy efficiency of 25 percent with a thin-film solar cell. This means that this wafer-thin solar cell generates as much energy as a traditional silicon solar cell.
28 Feb 2020
IDTechEx interviewed French company Wandercraft. Its product, Atalante, is a robotic rehabilitation exoskeleton for stroke victims and other people who have lost the ability to walk.
6 Feb 2020
New Gene Correction Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy
Duchenne type muscular dystrophy is the most common hereditary muscular disease among children, leaving them wheelchair-bound before the age of twelve and reducing life expectancy. Researchers have developed a gene therapy that may provide permanent relief for those suffering from DMD.
24 Jan 2020
Progress With Solid State Lithium Sulfur Technology
OXIS Energy has successfully tested its cell prototypes at 471Wh/kg and is confident of achieving 500Wh/kg in the next 12 months.
8 Jan 2020
Wearable electronics could be perpetually powered by stretchy, self-mending materials that use body heat to generate electricity. Three carefully curated organic compounds have been combined to develop a prototype thermoelectric material that is both stretchy and self-healing, can generate its own electricity, and is robust enough to withstand the stresses and strains of daily life.
6 Dec 2019
Zensorium is a medical device company based by Singapore. It was exhibiting two products at Medica 2019, Self and ACT.
4 Dec 2019
Construction of Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm to Go Ahead
Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to go ahead following financial agreements
3 Dec 2019
Charmcare is a medical device company based in Seoul, South Korea. It was founded in 2004 and has been developing wearable accessories for vital sign monitoring since 2014.
25 Sep 2019
Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe
A therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery is proving successful and expected to hit the market by the end of the year.