Der Online-Fertiger FACTUREE (www.facturee.de) has won the “INDUSTRIE 4.0 AWARD 2023” in the “Manufacturing Platform” category. The international operations consultancy ROI-EFESO has been honoring the pioneers of industrial digitalization with this globally renowned industry award since 2013. FACTUREE receives the award for its innovative form of procurement: online production. This model creates flexibility, reliability and independence and enables the digitalization of purchasing in the industry.
Through funding from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Swedish academia and industry will have the opportunity to learn how to run quantum algorithms in two steps. Development and optimisation can first be carried out on the quantum computing test bed at Chalmers University of Technology, in Sweden. Thanks to a new agreement with IBM, additional problem solving on a larger scale will be made possible on IBM's quantum systems and resources over the cloud.
Estonian HealthTech Startup Nora AI is leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to develop novel antiviral drugs. In collaboration with the Biosafety Laboratory of University of Tartu, the focus is on treating viruses with a global impact. The company's innovation lies in its drug development platform, Nora.
The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act), proposed by the Commission in April 2021.
470 000 visitors from 149 countries – compelling guiding theme “Green Productivity” – more international, more innovative, more focus on young farm professionals
The world's leading trade fair for agricultural machinery, Agritechnica - held at the exhibition grounds in Hanover, Germany, from 12 to 18 November 2023 - has come to a close, boasting a record number of 470,000 visitors from 149 countries. 2,812 exhibitors from 52 countries presented their innovations, products and services across 24 halls at the fully booked exhibition grounds.
Suomen Lantakaasu Oy advancing biogas plant investments in North Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia and South Ostrobothnia
The Valio and St1 joint venture Suomen Lantakaasu Oy is exploring the implementation of new biogas plant complexes in several areas. The construction of possible new plant complexes is now being explored in the Kokkola-Pietarsaari, Nivala-Haapavesi and South Ostrobothnia regions. Along with the existing planned plant complexes, Suomen Lantakaasu Oy is progressing towards its production target of one terawatt-hour by 2030.
Today, Green NCAP launches the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) award to highlight five-star cars with the lowest impact on the climate over their complete vehicle life. This is the first time that the organisation rewards cars based on their Life Cycle Assessment results. Four cars have been given the LCA Award: the Dacia Spring, the ORA Funky Cat, Renault’s electric Megane E-Tech, and the Tesla Model 3.
The citizens of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) know how to mobilize in the face of crises. Sustaining this engagement is the biggest challenge.
"Unlocking private capital for social good in Central & Eastern Europe" is a comprehensive analysis of the research conducted by the Social Impact Alliance for Central & Eastern Europe (an independent, apolitical think tank) between 2020 and 2023 in collaboration with more than 230 key stakeholders and decision-makers in 11 countries of Central and Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The quantitative research was expanded to Ukraine.
Sustainability is one of the big themes at this year’s IFA, both across all exhibition halls and during Saturday’s panel discussions at the IFA Leaders Summit Berlin, 2 September 2023 – Whether it’s devices that make efficient use of energy and water and reduce microplastics, manufacturing using sustainable raw materials, or solutions that help consumers to produce their own renewable energy – sustainability is this year’s big topic across booths in all exhibition halls.