Innovate in farming with your space robot11 April 2019
Innovate in farming with your space robot11 April 2019 Can your robot help design the future of agriculture? Can it provide smart solutions for weed control and fruit and vegetable harvesting? If it can, then join the Robotics Challenge 2019 and receive support from ESA`s Business Applications &...
Plasma medicine – how space science improves patient care 10 April 2019 When cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev took the first plasma chamber onto the International Space Station (ISS) in 2001, to investigate complex dusty plasma crystals, nobody imagined that this would one day help the struggle against multi-drug resistant organ...
Calm your restless legs with a solution from space 09 April 2019
Calm your restless legs with a solution from space 09 April 2019 Dutch start-up company Relegs has developed a medical device for instantaneous relief of discomfort caused by Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). The breakthrough uses electrical contra stimulation to override the urge to move one’s legs. Located in ESA’s B...
Tackling toxic soil and antibiotics with partial gravity 08 April 2019
Tackling toxic soil and antibiotics with partial gravity 08 April 2019 Antibiotic resistance is one of the major challenges to the long-term survival of humans on the Earth. Now research into growing plants at future human habitats on Mars could help resolve this looming problem.
Stargazing technology used to spot cancer08 April 2019
Stargazing technology used to spot cancer08 April 2019 An X-ray machine which uses space technology to generate crystal clear images that doctors can use to detect the early signs of cancer has been prioritised for €1.2m of funding by the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency.
Innovative ESA BIC space solutions in Paris01 April 2019
Innovative ESA BIC space solutions in Paris01 April 2019 At the Paris Space Week, start-ups from ESA Business Incubation Centres will showcase innovations both targeting satellite builders as well as non-space sectors.