UiS gains Finnish partner
Finland's Tampere University of Technology became a new member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) as of January 2017.
New Twin Programme in Mechanical Engineering
On 23 September 2016, the rectors of the University of Aveiro, Kaunas, Linköping, Stavanger, Tec de Monterrey and Twente signed the agreement for the first ECIU Twin Programme in Mechanical Engineering.
3.7 million Euro for European innovation research
A major European research project, led by the University of Stavanger, will equip young innovation researchers to contribute to innovation in regional business and industry. The project has been granted 3.7 million Euro in funding from the European Union.
Joining forces for nanotech research
MIT and Tecnológico de Monterrey are cooperating on research at the frontier of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
Chewing gum can save lives in radiation accidents
A stick of chewing gum in your pocket can show whether your body has been exposed to a dangerous amount of radiation as a result of an accident or a terrorist attack.
Swedish breakthrough in paper electronics
Magnus Berggren, professor of organic electronics at Linköping University, was lauded for his groundbreaking research efforts when he accepted this year’s Marcus Wallenberg Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf in Stockholm.
Making robots more available
Small, mobile robots will learn to take over the tasks in industries that hitherto have been impossible to automate. This challenge is part of a 47 million DKK EU funded research project aimed at making robots available to small and medium-sized companies without the need of robotics expertise.
University of Twente and Dutch Space join forces
The University of Twente and the space company Dutch Space in Leiden have signed a ten-year collaboration agreement to apply a vibration-free cooling technique, developed at the University of Twente, in space travel and Big Science.
The European Consortium of Innovative Universities consists of research intensive universities, with collective emphasis on innovation, creativity and societal impact, driving the development of a knowledge-based economy.