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13 Sep

Feeling legs again improves amputees' health

Two volunteers are the first above-knee amputees in the world to feel their prosthetic foot and knee in real time. Their bionic prosthesis, which was developed by an international team of researchers, features sensors that connect to residual nerves in the thigh. The resulting neurofeedback greatly reduces physical and mental strain for users of the prosthesis.
2 Oct

Stretchable and Conformal Electronics 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, James Hayward and Dr Xiaoxi He
13 Sep

Airborne Wind Energy 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
20 Aug

Robots as tools and partners in rehabilitation

In future decades the need for effective strategies for medical rehabilitation will increase significantly, because patients' rate of survival after diseases with severe functional deficits, such as a stroke, will increase.
12 Jan

Desalination: Off Grid Zero Emission 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
20 Dec

Invasive and Non-Invasive Neural Interfaces: Forecasts and Applications 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report:
25 Jul

Neuroprosthetics 2018-2028: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report:
29 Jun

CorTec GmbH

In this profile, Alexis Karandrea interviews Christina Schwartz to learn more about CorTec and the innovative technologies they offer and are developing for the research and clinical settings.
7 Mar

Brain-controlled robots

For robots to do what we want, they need to understand us. Too often, this means having to meet them halfway: teaching them the intricacies of human language, for example, or giving them explicit commands for very specific tasks.
17 Nov

Low-cost, reliable measuring of climate data

Precision monitoring of temperature, humidity or air pressure is crucial to museums, libraries and archives and in future this will involve less costs and zero maintenance.
8 Jul

Tree fungus useful for the production of electricity

Researchers have found a way to make a species of tree fungus useful for the production of electricity.
18 Apr

Micro Energy Harvesting in Traffic Infrastructure, and as a Chance in Automobile Applications

University of Freiburg - IMTEK, Germany
7 Feb

Joint research project FUNgraphen

The joint research project of four institutes, entitled "FUNgraphen" and funded by the German Federal Minister of Education and Research, will build an innovation center aiming at the development of unconventional carbon nano materials, novel flat carbon macromolecules, nanocomposites and multilayer systems.
31 Aug

Professor Karl Leo nominated for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011

The Director of the Fraunhofer IPMS is nominated for the Federal President's prize of Technology and Innovation.
4 Oct

IMTEK coordinates European project PASCA

University of Freiburg launches research project on the digital printing of single biological cells