Neuron Technology Summer School – JUNE 26TH TO JULY 7TH 2017

From JUNE 26TH TO JULY 7TH 2017 | SISSA The 7th Neuron Technology Summer School aims to provide practical and theoretical training on the application of a large spectrum of techniques to neuroscience. The School will address the following topics: Basic Electrophysiology Imaging and optical recordings Optical tweezers microscopy for single cell neurobiology Single-molecule imaging and single cell handling with Atomic Force Microscopy Basic Structural Biology Admission ...
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DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) is looking for concepts for designing, developing, and testing advanced technology platforms that provide U.S. forces with overwhelming tactical and strategic advantage on – Virtual Proposers Day on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3-4, 2017

DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) focuses on conceiving, designing, developing, and testing advanced technology platforms that provide U.S. forces with overwhelming tactical and strategic advantage, including vehicles, weapons, and other full-scale, potentially field-deployable systems. Whether designed to operate on the ground, at sea, in the air, in space or across domains, TTO platforms and supporting technologies have a common origin: as innovative ideas generated by program managers ...
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German Center for Research and Innovation event on ‘Smart Cities & Urban Development ‘ in New York on May 2, 2017

German Center for Research and Innovation event on 'Smart Cities & Urban Development ' in New York on May 2, 2017 In order to achieve the goal of sustainable smart cities, strong collaborations in research and technology are critical. For this reason, six German urban research networks are building partnerships in the US to develop innovative solutions and joint projects for resource-efficient and climate-adapted cities of the future. The GCRI is inviting American researchers, urban plann...
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DARPA’s Microsystems Technology is conducting competition for individuals and teams to demonstrates that they have devised the best collaborative framework yet for making sure the spectrum will be able to accommodate the ever-growing demand to use it

Over the next three years, DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office will hold a series of competitive events as the Agency’s next grand challenge—the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2)—unfolds. SC2 is the first-of-its-kind collaborative machine-learning competition to overcome scarcity in the radio frequency spectrum. Today, access to the spectrum is managed by dividing it into rigid, exclusively licensed bands. This human-driven process does not adapt to the dynamics of supply and demand, ...
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Proteomics and Bioinformatics Conference – Solving Problems in Health and Life Sciences- May 22-24, 2017 Osaka, Japan

Conference will focus on the following topics during presentations of the three day event, which reflect current research, developments and innovations internationally and as evidenced in both Proteomics and Bioinformatics. The Proteomics along with bioinformatics has a strong emphasis on support and inspiration for the next generation of scientists, along with early-career researchers, a Young Researchers Forum, and activities to encourage interaction with peers and experts. Altogether th...
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LIFE SCIENCE INNOVATION WITH NEW BUSINESS AND R&D MODELS CONFERENCE- 20th – 21st April, London

Changing the World through Medical Technology and Collaborative Strategies 20th - 21st April, London Conference overview Nowadays life science innovation is the top priority for researchers and bioengineers as digital technology, big data and Internet are constantly evolving each day. Digital Technology is changing medics’ and patients’ experience of healthcare on a daily basis as well. Global Forum on Life Science Innovation with New Business and R&D Models will serve as a business-...
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NASA’s Vascular Tissue Challenge to successfully create thick, metabolically-functional human vascularized organ tissue in a controlled laboratory environment.

NASA's Centennial Challenges: Vascular Tissue Challenge The Vascular Tissue Challenge offers a $500,000 prize to be divided among the first three teams that can successfully create thick, metabolically-functional human vascularized organ tissue in a controlled laboratory environment. About the Challenge NASA, in partnership with the nonprofit Methuselah Foundation’s New Organ Alliance, is seeking ways to advance the field of regenerative medicine through a new prize competition....
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Biomedia Life Sciences Summit 2017 at the TU Eindhoven, Netherlands on May 9th and 10th

BIOMEDICA 2017 – Health care for the future Biomedica Life Sciences Summit 2017 planning is underway. The rotating, euregional conference will be hosted on May 9th and 10th, 2017 by the TU Eindhoven in the Netherlands. In the spirit of euregional and international cooperation, the 2017 Biomedica Life Sciences Summit will bring together top researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs from Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands, and also from all over the globe. We are certain that our next ...
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Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge

Cisco is seeking innovators, entrepreneurs, developers and researchers to submit disruptive ideas that transform industries and governments, and change the world. Digital transformation is more than simple connectivity; it is how we enable continuous and disruptive change in businesses, industries, and countries, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT). For governments, it means improved services and better quality of life for citizens. For industries, it means a more efficient approach and m...
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BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) White House’s Initiative

BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) White House's Initiative® – a bold, new initiative focused on revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. The BRAIN Initiative is one of the Administration’s “Grand Challenges” – ambitious but achievable goals that require advances in science and technology. Since the President announced the BRAIN Initiative, dozens of leading technology firms, academic institutions, scientists, and other key contributors to the f...
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Wyss Center Neurotech Challenge – Can you connect the human brain with digital world?. – Deadline 1st February 2017

Wyss Center Neurotech Challenge - Can you connect the human brain with digital world? The Wyss Center, a not-for-profit neurotechnology organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, has today launched a global neurotech innovation challenge to connect the human brain with the digital world. The Challenge seeks the most disruptive new technologies for brain stimulation and neural signal recording. The goal is to develop technology with a clinical application that could help p...
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NASA’s agency wide Innovation Mission Day – Nov1st

NASA will host an agencywide event Tuesday, Nov. 1, highlighting innovation by NASA employees. NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman will discuss the importance of encouraging collaboration across the agency, and this keynote presentation will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at noon EDT. The day-long event for agency employees also will feature activities at each NASA center, including an opportunity for employees to help select new creative ideas through the NASA Innovat...
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New Opportunities for Small Businesses to Partner with Berkeley Lab

Small businesses in the clean-energy sector have another opportunity to submit Requests for Assistance (RFA) for technical assistance from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) labs through the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot. “The SBV pilot is a solution for small businesses to access the world-renowned expertise and instrumentation at Berkeley Lab and other DOE labs to help scale up their new clean technologies,” said Ramamoorthy ...
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Planetarium Show Brings ‘Phantom’ Matter to Life – Visualizing the Invisible

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment in South Dakota, a new planetarium show is designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter. Michael Barnett, a physicist at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), imagined these scenes coming to life inside planetarium domes...
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NASA’s 2017 BIG idea challenge for school and college students

In the 2017 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is engaging university-level students in its quest to reduce the cost of deep space exploration. NASA’s Game Changing Development Program (GCD), managed by the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are seeking novel and robust concepts for in-space assembly of spacecraft — particularly tugs, propelled by solar electric propulsion (SEP), that transfer payloa...
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CycleAT – Bluetooth tire sensor for motorcycle (& bicycle)

CycleAT - Bluetooth tire sensor for motorcycle (& bicycle), gives you REAL-TIME tire temp, pressure. The device is designed to help riders get a safer and more efficient ride every time. It comes with 2 sensors to let you know when you are riding with improper tire pressure. It notifies you through audio and visual cues if your bike deviates outside the range of safe values. The companion app lets you create a profile for your bike to suggest optimal tire pressure based on that informa...
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App That Help With Student ‘Home Work’

HwPic HwPic is a tutoring service that allows students to take send pictures of their homework to tutors, who will then respond within minutes to your questions with a step-by-step solution. There’s even an option to expedite the answers if a student is in a hurry. HwPic Co-Founder Tiklat Issa said that the app was initially rejected by Apple’s App Store, which believed it would promote cheating, but he successfully argued that just because someone uses the app in a way that it’s not meant t...
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Pillo is a new “home health robot” that that dispenses your pills while offering medical advice.

Pillo is a new "home health robot" built by Pillo Health that supposedly combines machine learning, face recognition, video conferencing, and automation to create a personal health assistant that can dispense your vitamins and medication. Pillo is a personal home health robot. Basically, Pillo is what happens when you combine a service like Siri with a pill dispenser. What you end up with is a robot that dispenses your pills while offering medical advice. According to the company, Pillo wi...
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Hozelock Cloud Controller Garden Sprinkler

Hozelock Cloud Control Kit allows control of garden watering from anywhere in the world via a smart phone application (compatible with Apple iOS 8 and upwards or Android 4.4.2 and upwards). An easy-to-use application allows you to create your own watering schedules to set start time, frequency and duration. It also allows you to remotely set, pause and adjust watering schedules. The Cloud Control Kit is easy to set up. It includes a hub that can be directly connected to an internet router to pro...
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WonderCube is a versatile 8 in 1keychain accessory

WonderCube is a versatile keychain accessory that aims to provide emergency charging, storage, and much more. Charger+Memory+PhoneStand+EmergencyPower all in a one-inch cube. Simple cubic inch keychain gadget that instantly allows you to use up to 8 iPhone or Android essentials. The WonderCube packs a built-in Micro USB or Lightning cable for easy data transfers, easy backups or charging your phone on the go; a phone stand to help you keep an eye on your phone while working at your des...
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Innovative Modern Home Accesories

Musical Chair Wondering sometimes what you can do the job the old drives, they no longer listen to? The young designer Belen Ermosa found a solution. Although her idea is not the first of its kind, on its Cdchair is quite elegant andprobably comfortable performance. Just imagine – sit on it, closeyour eyes and drop your favorite music … House Rain Tonax is the latest innovative range of shower enclosures Ideal Standard. The collection features functionality and very usefulintro...
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One stop shop for ideation process (Idea to ‘go to market’)

ALTYOR: subcontracting & ODM/OEM solutions for start-ups, SME and majors. Fully integrated solution from design, to production, to distribution. ALTYOR has a deep understanding of market and technological trends and always imposes itself a high pressure on market intelligence and technical intelligence as well as business environement trends. Employing young talents aware of latest technologies, staying tunes with the market to be able to support customers in design thinking approach. ...
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Lawn watering robot

Get your lawns ready for summer with Growver! The lawn watering robot keeps your water bills low by navigating your garden precisely and not wasting any water.   Growver relies on water sensors to detect areas of your yard that are dry. It has fill, outline, and remote modes and can save you up to 50% on your water bill. Get Growver running in just minutes. Install the perimeter wire, connect a hose, and press run. Sensors detect moisture and ensure Growver won't over-water,...
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eHat that can display message, logo… from smartphone

'ZW-HLN' Smart Hat by Zero Wearables is a hat for the 21st century. Combining the worlds of fashion, social networking, and technology, the ZW-HLN Hat has a built in E Ink display so your hat can be customized to suit you Connecting to the app via Bluetooth, this stylish hat can be programmed to display your own logo or message whenever you want. With the app, you can create the design as well as schedule to showcase a variety. https://youtu.be/rfWcX2p0G0Q  
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Smart mattress cover, Luna adjusts your bed’s temperatures, tracks your sleep patterns, and connects to home devices.

Smart mattress cover, Luna adjusts your bed's temperatures, tracks your sleep patterns, and connects to home devices. Luna functions as heating pad. It’s dual-zone, meaning you can crank it up to 83 degrees Fahrenheit, while your bedmate stays 10 degrees cooler. But it’s not like a traditional heating pad, Bassi insists. Once the bed gets up to your preferred temperature —which it learns over time, like the smart thermostat Nest— the bed is basically self-sustaining at that temperature. “It’s...
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‘Mydlink’ is a smart alarm that listens to standard smoke alarm and relays it via smartphone

Mydlink® Smart Alarm Detector (DCH-S165) is a Wi-Fi based detector that monitors and identifies the sounds of standard UL-certified smoke or CO alarms. Expanding D-Link's award-winning Connected Home ecosystem, the Smart Alarm Detector plugs into an electrical outlet to create an integrated home safety1 solution, without the cost and hassle of installing new smoke or CO detectors. There are several different smart smoke detectors available in the market today, but if you’d rather not spend th...
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The Jellyfish Parasite

Genome sequencing confirms that myxozoans, a diverse group of microscopic parasites that infect invertebrate and vertebrate hosts, are actually “highly reduced” cnidarians, the phylum that includes jellyfish, corals and sea anemones. “This is a remarkable case of extreme degeneration of an animal body plan,” said Paulyn Cartwright, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at KU and principal investigator on the research project. “First, we confirmed they’re cnidarians. Now we need...
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Mound near lunar South Pole formed by unique volcanic process.

Mafic Mound, a distinctive and enigmatic feature near the Moon’s South Pole, is a volcanic structure unlike any other found on the surface of the Earth’s only natural satellite, says a team of planetary geologists at Brown University. It stands about 2,600 feet tall and 47 miles across and lies in the middle of a giant impact crater known as the South Pole-Aitken Basin. “If the scenarios that we lay out for its formation are correct, it could represent a totally new volcanic process that’s ne...
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NASA space Habitation academic Innovation Challenge

With the forward progress of NASA’s new Space Launch System and emphasis on future deep space missions, the breadth of technology required to successfully complete such long duration flights is inadequate. The challenges that exist – from producing food on the journey to effectively recycling breathable air to utilizing every last resource available – create opportunities for groundbreaking innovation. The X-Hab Challenge seeks to provide university students with the opportunity to be on the ...
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MIT’s Cheetah Robot Leaps to New Heights

MIT has created a robot cheetah that is futuristic, innovative, and is pushing the boundaries in robotics. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a particularly interesting field. Many important innovations and breakthroughs arguably are in this area. MIT researchers have created a robot cheetah which has the ability to jump over obstacles (almost like humans jump over hurdles for track and field). "I really wanted to... The cheetah uses a sy...
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