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Michigan utilities concede to 25% renewable energy by 2030

In Michigan, as in other parts of the United States, utilities are being dragged into the 21st century. On Friday the state’s two largest power …

Renewable Energy

China, India Lead Global Solar Power Expansion

India and China are driving a rapid global expansion in large-scale, solar power developments as the cost of building new projects falls, according …

Renewable Energy

Switzerland First in Ranking of Top 10 Most Blockchain-Friendly Countries in Europe

BlockShow’s rankings of the best European countries for opening a blockchain company puts Switzerland at the top of the list.Switzerland is ranked …

Blockchain

Alibaba’s newest initiative aims to make Hong Kong a global AI hub

Alibaba is teaming up with SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI startup, to launch a not-for-profit artificial intelligence lab in Hong Kong in a bid to make the city a global hub for artificial intelligence.<p>Alibaba, which is SenseTime’s largest single investor thanks to a recent $600 million …

Hong Kong

De la réalité virtuelle pour former les infirmières à Lausanne

En collaboration avec l’Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source, à Lausanne, la start-up UbiSim a mis au point un programme de formation basé …

Éducation

Machine learning algorithm accurately screened breast cancer risk

Automated breast-density evaluation was just as accurate in predicting women’s risk of breast cancer, found and not found by mammography, as …

Cancer

A Battery That Could Change The World

Last week I happened to catch an intriguing documentary on NOVA called Search for the Super Battery.<p>The topic is of intense interest to me, as the development of better, cheaper batteries is critical for both the future of electric vehicles (EVs) and for the future electrical grid. Battery …

Clean Energy

Blocking two enzymes could make cancer cells mortal

17.05.18 - EPFL scientists have identified two enzymes that protect chromosomes from oxidative damage and shortening. Blocking them might be a new …

Cancer Cells

Didier Trono shares insights how #personalizedmedicine is revolutionizing #healthmanagement at Personal Healthcare Forum organized by @EPFL students of @Innovation_F @health2030swiss @PHRT_CH https://t.co/SO7qgXJUdA

BMW Teases iNext EV

Model expected to arrive in 2021<p>In this teaser image, BMW is giving us a glimpse at the design of the iNext electric vehicle due in 2021. At its Annual General Meeting, BMW CEO Harald Krüger presented an initial design concept for the company’s new technology flagship.<p>There’s not much to tell from …

BMW

Wind power overtakes nuclear for first time in UK across a quarter

News of milestone comes as MPs say policy changes have caused collapse in investment in renewables<p>Britain’s windfarms provided more electricity than its eight nuclear power stations in the first three months of 2018, marking the first time wind has overtaken nuclear across a quarter.<p>The renewable …

Electrical Grid

Humans and machines learn together to win a competition

10.05.18 - People using brain-computer interface are more efficient when both human and machine are allowed to learn. EPFL researchers trained two …

Machine Learning

‘Deep learning’ — the hot topic in AI

Deep learning may be one of the most overhyped of modern technologies, but there is a good chance that it will one day become the secret sauce in …

Machine Learning

Being finalists at the Global Innovation Awards this year is an honour! ! Thank you to everyone who has been supporting us throughout our journey! And an even greater thank you to our abioTeams! https://t.co/BQGEzfOMK9

EO from LEO: Earth Observation Going Mainstream

The amount of innovation and investment around NewSpace has not been exaggerated: 120 venture firms invested $3.9 billion in the industry during 2017 …

Innovation

Startup Champions Seed Night 2018 a smashing hit

For its 7th edition, the flagship event attracted more than 300 visitors. 19 world-class startups showcased their projects at the startups exhibition …

Startups

Swisscom Startup Challenge

Business acceleration with Swisscom in Silicon Valley.<p>Swisscom, in partnership with Venturelab, is looking for high-tech start-ups – in particular in …

Startups

A little fold-up joystick brings haptics to portable devices

The tactile joystick developed by startup Foldaway Haptics brings the sense of touch to mobile devices, drones and, in a smaller version, to virtual …

Discovering the essence of Le Corbusier in his apartment-studio

04.05.18 - How should an iconic piece of modern architecture be restored? Two EPFL researchers took up this challenge, tracing the history of Le …

Design

ROVENSO

EPFL part of international effort to create Human Cell Atlas

20.04.18 - In its first investment in EPFL, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and DAF, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, …

Silicon Valley

HemaXis DB launched in the U.S. with FDA listing – HemaXis Micro Blood Sampling

DBS System has launched their HemaXis DB micro blood collection device in the United States with an FDA Class 1 medical device listing. HemaXis DB is …

Medical Technology

Safety and Savings: Inspecting Copper Mining Equipment with Elios

Discover how Elios is used for mine facility and equipment inspections in Copper mines of Northern Chile, flying in the dangerous and confined areas …

Mining

Moody Photos of South America's Natural Wonders

See how this photo contest photographer found a rainbow of color and emotion on his South American road trip.<p>Moody landscapes, otherworldly topography, and ever-changing weather lured photographer and 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year contest entrant Guillaume Flandre to South America to explore …

Travel Photography

Ultra Capacitor Tech Again Touted As EV Game-Changer

French company NAWA Technologies claims that its ultracapacitor technology could help improve performance/range of electric vehicles.<p>The …

Clean Energy

The Battery Revolution is About to Begin

For quite some time now scientists have been searching for a decent alternative to the current lithium-ion batteries that are used so often today. A …

Clean Energy

The Gigantic Grocery Warehouses Built like Living Organisms

YouTube

Article on Digitalist Magazine: using photogrammetry to transform mining

Using photogrammetry to transform mining<p>Half a century of digitization has changed the shape of the world as we know it. Almost every industry has …

Manufacturing

IPO DAY Lausanne 2018 | ipoday.ch

1. Plan your Attendance<p>You must choose to have 1:1 meetings that you can book them.<p>2. Setup or update your Profile<p>Create your profile that will be …

Switzerland

These Shipping Containers Have Farms Inside

Los Angeles startup Local Roots retrofits 40-foot-long shipping containers, turning them into “TerraFarms” that yield as many leafy greens as five …

Aquaponics