22 Jan 2024
Ecovative is a biotechnology company which originally started in making sustainable packaging from mycelium. It has since begun making a vegan bio-based leather alternative material from mycelium, called Forager, and remains one of the leading players in this space.
31 Oct 2023
Fork & Good
Fork & Good is a US-based startup developing cultivated meat, in particular cultivated pork.
23 Jan 2023
Covestro — 5G Materials
Covestro produce polycarbonate (PC) materials for 5G housing applications. IDTechEx spoke with Segment Manager Lucia Wang on these materials.
8 Oct 2021
Low Cost, Portable Device Could Diagnose Heart Attacks in Minutes
Researchers have developed a sensor that could diagnose a heart attack in less than 30 minutes. Currently, it takes health care professionals hours to diagnose a heart attack. Initial results from an echocardiogram can quickly show indications of heart disease, but to confirm a patient is having a heart attack, a blood sample and analysis is required. Those results can take up to eight hours.
18 May 2021
Ultra- Precision Agriculture Uses Machine Learning, Robots
A gardener hoping for a crop of the juiciest summer tomatoes might tend to each and every plant in a plot. But a farmer working to feed the world? Researchers believe that may be possible. They're applying and integrating layers of technologies - including sensors, machine learning, artificial intelligence, high-throughput phenotyping platforms such as drones and small-scale rolling robots that can also fertilize, weed and cull single plants in a field - with the ultimate goal of replacing farmers' reliance on heavy machinery and broadcast spraying in operations of all sizes.