The AQUASZERO project has developed low cost adsorbents in the form of granules that can remove arsenic from drinking water. The product can be used in existing water treatment filter cartridges where the arsenic bonds firmly to the AQUASZERO granules. When the granules are saturated they can be safely buried in the ground as inert waste.
EPOSBED has developed a solution to help patients with their mobility problems, as well as make work easier for care-givers. The project team – whose 10 partners include eight SMEs – has designed an automated, adjustable bed that allows patients with limited mobility to change their position without needing assistance from medical staff.
The EU-funded research project DINAMO has used the unique properties of diamonds to develop a radical new way to study molecular processes in living cells.
This new technology can, for example, detect the onset of cancer far earlier than was previously possible, opening the path to more effective treatment and potentially saving the lives of countless cancer patients.
Materialise is a pioneer in Additive Manufacturing software and solutions, more commonly known as 3D printing, which has grown in size from a university spin-off to a multinational thanks in part to EU research funding.
Rapidcool, an innovative project supported by European Union research funding, aims at reducing the energy requirements for cooling drinks at the point of sale, saving retailers’ money and ultimately helping the environment.