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25 Mar 2024

CeNTI (Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials)

CeNTI (Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials) is a private non-profit R&D institute located in the north of Portugal. The institute focuses on research, technological development, innovation, and engineering in the fields of smart and functional materials and systems.
13 Aug 2021

Powering Navigational Buoys with the Help of Ocean Waves

To find a power source for buoys, look no further than the ocean itself.
5 Aug 2020

AI to Identify Individual Birds of the Same Species

Humans have a hard time identifying individual birds just by looking at the patterns on their plumage. An international study involving scientists has shown how computers can learn to differentiate individual birds of a same species.
13 Dec 2019


Visblue are a Danish start-up developing a modular vanadium redox flow battery. IDTechEx caught up with marketing manager Katharina Laursen.
10 Mar 2017

New technology for fast-charging, noncombustible batteries

A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for handheld mobile devices, electric cars and stationary energy storage.
21 Mar 2011

1 City, 100 million sensors

In the PlanIT Valley project from the Living PlanIT team there will be 100 million sensors deployed over 17 km2 - an area equivalent to Manhattan Island, New York City - to seamlessly embed and connect an entire city with Wireless Sensor Networks.