29 Apr 2022
Germany Launches World-First Battery Pass Project
Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action formally announced its "Battery Pass" project and its eleven consortium members, including Circulor, the leading supply chain traceability provider, as the project's technology implementor. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-year, German-funded R&D project to develop core data specifications and technical standards for a "passport", as well as a standardized dataspace to manage batteries that are manufactured or placed into service in the European Union.
1 Feb 2022
New Hydrogel Types, Applications, Opportunities
Gymnast of chemicals, the awesome hydrogel is a 3D network of hydrophilic polymers like a giant molecule that can swell in water and hold at least 10% of water while maintaining a well-defined structure. Medical hydrogels currently dominate hydrogel publicity, patents, and research but the rest will become a larger business 2022-2042.
31 May 2021
World's Smallest Fruit Picker Controlled by AI
Physicists have studied whether valuable chemical substances can be harvested directly from the cells of plants. Using a harvester measuring only a few microns, they have now achieved a technological breakthrough.
1 Dec 2020
Touchcode have developed a smart packaging technology based on patterned conductive ink that can be read using the capacitive touch capabilities of smartphone screens.
26 Jun 2020
Printed Organic Sensor Smart Mat for Social Distancing in Retail
InnovationLab announced its innovative "smart mat," a sensor-based distance-control floor mat that helps to ensure social distancing in retail outlets.
2 Mar 2020
InnovationLab GmbH was established in 2008. At first, it received funding from the government (from Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). However, since 2013 it claims to be standing on its own feet and to be cash-flow positive.
14 Jan 2020
Clever Modular Concept Solves the Issue of Cost
Modular vehicles can help solve a majority of the problems and questions posed by modern mobility that arise as the result of new IT technologies such as autonomous driving and of traffic congestion and the associated inefficiency and air pollution.
31 Oct 2019
Rwanda Becomes the First African Country to Introduce a Volkswagen EV
In a first for the African continent, the Volkswagen Brand has launched a pilot project in partnership with Siemens to test the feasibility of electric mobility in an African country.
24 Oct 2019
PragmatIC joins forces with Topolytics
PragmatIC has announced another order for its ConnectIC family of ultra-low-cost flexible integrated circuits. Topolytics, a leading waste analytics company, will use RFID tags incorporating PragmatIC's unique technology to deliver the UK's first comprehensive digital waste tracking solution.
15 Oct 2019
InnovationLab is based in Heidelberg, Germany. It has facilities in Denmark, Norway, Dubai and San Francisco as well as a production site in construction in Wiesloch, Germany.
16 Aug 2019
Wearable moves brain monitoring from the lab to the real world
Imagine if a coach could know which moments of competition a certain player might peak, or if a truck driver had objective data telling him his body and mind were too tired to continue driving.
28 Jun 2019
Highlights from Analyst Day 2019 hosted by Dassault Systemes.
20 Feb 2018
High performance electric off-road motorbikes.
Electric Vehicles research reports on the KALK, an electric motocross bike with a top speed of 50 mph and a range of 50 miles.
25 Dec 2017
Investment in paper digitizing robotics service
The world's first robotic digitization company dedicated to creating a truly paperless workplace, has announced an additional $25M in equity funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from new investor Telstra Ventures and previous investors Icon Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Lux Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. This increases the total Series B funding round to $65M.