9 Nov 2017
Autonomous forklift trucks can work safely around humans
Scientists are working to develop new fleets of autonomous 'self-optimising' forklift trucks which can operate safely and efficiently in warehouses alongside human co-workers, and automatically adapt to changing work demands.
4 Apr 2017
Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics
Printed electronics can lead to both low-cost and flexible devices. Flexible electronics is of particular interest for wearable systems, such as health and fitness trackers, while the relative low-costs of printing are attractive for functional packaging for consumer products.
7 Feb 2017
Online supermarket pick and pack robots
Ocado, the world's largest online-only supermarket, has been evaluating the feasibility of robotic picking and packing of shopping orders in its highly-automated warehouses through the SoMa project, a Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and innovation funded by the European Union.
3 Feb 2017
Water-based and biocompatible 2D inks for printed electronics
Researchers have developed a method of producing water-based and inkjet printable 2D material inks, which could bring 2D crystal heterostructures from the lab into real-world products.
18 Mar 2016
Amputee feels texture with a bionic fingertip
An amputee was able to feel smoothness and roughness in real-time with an artificial fingertip that was surgically connected to nerves in his upper arm.
6 Apr 2015
Internet of things should be developable for all
During the last three years, Aalborg University has been involved in a major European project to ensure that the things on the Internet of Things speak the same language - and that the language can be used by all.
3 Jul 2014
Huge new influx of partners to the Graphene Flagship project
To coincide with Graphene Week 2014, the European Commission is proud to announce that the Graphene Flagship, one of the largest-ever European research initiatives, is doubling in size.
6 Mar 2013
More key speakers have come on board at Electric Futures
Great news - more key speakers have come on board! And Electric Futures 2013 is shaping up to be the must-have conference for those interested in harnessing sustainable, 'green' energy for public transport.