Trusty, not rusty, pipelines owe a debt to space 12 August 2015
Trusty, not rusty, pipelines owe a debt to space 12 August 2015 When a Dutch company working on soil pollution teamed up with ESA to build a better, bacteria-based air filter for space, they also created the foundation for a new way of keeping iron pipelines from corroding in the ground.
ESA incubator start-up success 17 July 2015
ESA incubator start-up success 17 July 2015 Dutch ESA Business Incubation Centre start-up company Lens Research & Development has been awarded the title of Most Innovative Company in the Netherlands as the winner of the first Shell LiveWire Rising Star competition.
Robots under test for oil and gas rig duty 13 July 2015
Robots under test for oil and gas rig duty 13 July 2015 A robot building on ESA’s ExoMars rover is bidding to win a place on oil and gas production rigs around the world, to work in remote and hazardous environments.
Space for entrepreneurs: EBAN and ESA working together 02 July 2015 Representatives from governments and space agencies met industry and entrepreneurs at this year’s Global Space Innovation Conference in Germany to exchange experiences in innovation management and technology transfer.
From ESA: more than 300 new companies18 June 2015
From ESA: more than 300 new companies18 June 2015 ESA’s business incubators hit a milestone this month: they have now fostered 300 start-up companies – and more are joining all the time.
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet 12 June 2015
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet 12 June 2015 Thanks to expertise garnered building space telescopes powerful enough to see exoplanets, large wind turbines are now generating clean power without making a racket.