News tagged with research and development

The smart shoe

Researchers from University of Twente's MIRA research institute, The Netherlands, have developed a shoe that can show exactly how a person walks. The shoe contains a range of sensors which measure the foot's movements and ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Engineering
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Mobile with electricity

Electric cars are cleaner, quieter and more efficient than gasoline- or diesel-powered vehicles. Even so, they have not yet caught on. Now, however, a new era is beginning: the era of electric mobility. Experts from Fraunhofer ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Engineering
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Canon to spend $12bn on acquisitions by 2015

Canon plans to spend up to one trillion yen ($12 billion) by 2015 on mergers and acquisitions to expand in the areas of medical equipment and robotics, according to an interview published Tuesday.

dateJan 11, 2011 in Business
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China leads Asia in research: UN

Asia, led by China, is fast challenging America, Europe and Japan in spending on scientific research and development but still lags on key criteria of inventiveness, according to a UN report to be published on Wednesday.

dateNov 09, 2010 in Other
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