Superconductivity is not something that immediately comes to mind in regards to daily life, and yet it has become increasingly important. Industry, and especially medical instrumentation industries, display a renewed interest in the domain of superconductivity for applications...Read more ›
Eight startups pitched for potential millions of swiss francs in CERN’s council chamber, the very same room where many of CERN’s most important decisions are made. The event, the SICTIC Investor Day, took place on 18 March in collaboration with CERN’s Knowledge Transfer group.
SICTIC, a...Read more ›
As part of its knowledge-transfer mission, CERN encourages and supports the creation of companies that seek to build on its technologies and thus make CERN’s technological research available to society. In order to clarify how the Organization supports companies established to...Read more ›
Now in its fourth edition and already a milestone in the Italian Innovation panorama, Innovation For Change (I4C) reaches its fourth edition with the kick-off held in February at the Agnelli Foundation.
I4C is an initiative created and promoted by...Read more ›
Carbon dating is the ‘gold standard’ technique applied by archaeologists worldwide to date objects made from organic materials from over the past 50,000 years. However, this can be a very costly process and archaeologists can wait months for samples to be analysed, a timescale...Read more ›
Sometimes, opportunities fall into our laps when we’re least expecting them. A team of CERN surveyors, in collaboration with the Institute of Plasma Physics in Prague (IPP), has developed a pioneering laser beam while working on a particularly challenging alignment system. “...Read more ›