ABB and Nüvü to deliver exo-planet cameras for NASA future telescope

. A two-year contract awarded to ABB from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will see key ABB/Nüvü Camēras technology fly onboard the space telescope in 2025, on course to capture the first spaceborne images of planets outside our solar system. The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, NASA’s future space observatory, is due to launch in 2025 Read more about ABB and Nüvü to deliver exo-planet cameras for NASA future telescope[…]

RRI2SCALE – Responsible Research and Innovation Ecosystems at Regional Scale for Intelligent Cities, Transport and Energy

EU territorial authorities take in charge of a significant, yet extremely challenging task: to develop and implement successful regional Research and Innovation (R&I) policies that spearhead sustainable development and economic growth, while simultaneously advancing inclusiveness and quality of life (Regional Dilemma). RRI2SCALE is designing an approach to assist regional R&I governance systems to effectively and Read more about RRI2SCALE – Responsible Research and Innovation Ecosystems at Regional Scale for Intelligent Cities, Transport and Energy[…]

Allero Therapeutics and Abbreos join forces to clinically develop COVID-19 program

Allero Therapeutics BV, a Belgian-Dutch oromucosal immunotherapy company, and Abbreos Inc., a US- based IND-stage company focused on developing treatments that dampen hyperactive immune responses, today announced a clinical development agreement to treat medical conditions associated with potentially lethal amounts of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines (“cytokine storm”). A first focus of the agreement is the Read more about Allero Therapeutics and Abbreos join forces to clinically develop COVID-19 program[…]

HeiQ Viroblock wins prestigious and coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020

HeiQ Viroblock has bagged the coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020! The leading technology prize in Switzerland, Swiss Technology Award, yesterday announced the 2020 prizes, and among all the notable finalist innovations of the year, HeiQ was bestowed the highest honor as First Prize Winner for its breakthrough antiviral textile technology HeiQ Viroblock. This is the Read more about HeiQ Viroblock wins prestigious and coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020[…]

High-intensity focused ultrasound surgery with robotics

The winners of the KUKA Innovation Award 2020 have been announced: An Italian research team convinced the jury with its innovative concept for a non-invasive surgical procedure using state-ofthe- art technology. The innovation award comes with a 20,000 euro prize. The winning team HIFUSK from the Scuola Superiore St’Anna in Italy developed a non-invasive surgical Read more about High-intensity focused ultrasound surgery with robotics[…]

VSY Biotechnology Announce the Winners of 2020 Ophthalmology Star Awards (OSA)

VSY Biotechnology GmbH, an innovation-driven company with progressive R&D activities in ophthalmology, has announced the winners of the 2020 Ophthalmology Star Awards. This year’s “Ophthalmology Star Award” is dedicated to Dr. Li Wenliang, an an ophthalmologist who was the first to raise the alarm about COVID-19. Ophthalmologists applied for the contest with their articles until Read more about VSY Biotechnology Announce the Winners of 2020 Ophthalmology Star Awards (OSA)[…]

INEOS Styrolution, NMB GmbH and University of Bayreuth celebrate seventh anniversary of a unique R&D collaboration addressing new sustainability concepts

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, and Neue Materialien Bayreuth GmbH (NMB), in cooperation with the University of Bayreuth, celebrate their 7th anniversary of a truly unique and successful R&D collaboration. This partnership has become an integral part of INEOS Styrolution’s R&D portfolio. Over time, the focus of the collaboration has developed a strong Read more about INEOS Styrolution, NMB GmbH and University of Bayreuth celebrate seventh anniversary of a unique R&D collaboration addressing new sustainability concepts[…]

Digitalized HP-RTM process chain allows significant cost reduction through data-based quality control and predictive maintenance

High-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM) is used to produce high-quality applications, e.g. in the automotive industry. The components have a very high lightweight potential due to good material properties at low weight and are suitable for structural automotive parts, e.g. roof, doors and trunk lids. The HP-RTM process is suitable for series production of composite Read more about Digitalized HP-RTM process chain allows significant cost reduction through data-based quality control and predictive maintenance[…]

Immatics Presents Phase I Data from ACTolog® Multi-Target Pilot Study IMA101 at the 35th Annual SITC Conference

<p> </p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Multi-target Adoptive Cell Therapy (ACT) with endogenous T cells against defined pHLA targets demonstrates feasibility, tolerability and high T-cell persistence.</li> <li>Clinical courses observed in patients indicate COL6A3 exon 6 as a potentially valuable tumor target for continued evaluation.</li> <li>The data support further exploration of a multi-target ACT approach using potent T cell Read more about Immatics Presents Phase I Data from ACTolog® Multi-Target Pilot Study IMA101 at the 35th Annual SITC Conference[…]

Optimized Specimen for In-Plane Shear Test

For quality control and damage assessment of injection-moulded components, simple and cost-effective tests are desired. Preparation of the standard test specimens is sometimes costly. In this case, the specimens taken from the flat areas of the component can be preferred. Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF have improved known Read more about Optimized Specimen for In-Plane Shear Test[…]