Solar-powered family car of the future

A student team from Eindhoven University of Technology presents a new solar-powered family car that generates more power than it uses.

Wire-treatment machine for compacted graphite iron

Vermicular iron castings are resistant to changing temperatures for commercial vehicles and the railway industry.

20 billion switches on a fingernail-sized chip

A development alliance produced the semiconductor industry’s first 7nm node test chips with functioning transistors.

Improving Space Telescope and Sight

NASA and ophthalmologists using the the same technology to detect imperfections.

Softwood becomes exclusive hardwood

Scientists at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen have developed an innovative treatment for domestic wood and timber.

Private energy storage plants

Mercedes-Benz launches energy storage plants for private use.

New composite material enables smaller CO2 sensor

Material scientists at ETH Zurich and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam have developed a new type of sensor to measure CO2.

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Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Coating engine components with diamond-like carbon reduces friction to almost zero.

Thermoplastic composite for spacecraft

Developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, TenCate supplies the Astro Aerospace with thermoplastic composites.

Winning idea with good vibrations

Students from Delft University of Technology off to a flying start with Multifun concept selected as Fly Your Ideas winner.