In Kielce, representatives of the board of the Świętokrzyskie province authorities and the European Space Foundation signed the agreement on the co-organization of the 5th edition of the European Rover Challenge and the accompanying mentoring and business conference.
MindHand is a bionic hand prosthesis developed to facilitate the lives of the disabled and people after amputation. Scientists from the Bialystok University of Technology, the creators of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning design, have signed an incubation agreement in the programme Hub of Talents 2 - start-up platforms for new ideas in Eastern Poland. It is one of 34 companies supported by the Białystok Science and Technology Park.
Automation of transport will improve road safety, says Director of the Motor Transport Institute Prof. Marcin Ślęzak. In cooperation with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Warsaw University of Technology, the institute prepares guidelines for the principles of building infrastructure for autonomous vehicles.
Scientists from the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin want to use a 3D model of the skull to reconstruct the appearance of the woman living at the turn of the 18th century, whose remains were found in Kamień Pomorski. She was probably the victim of a witch trial.
Two parallel categories of Martian rover competitions, demonstrations of scientific experiments, robotic construction workshops and a mentoring and business conference - these are the highlights of the 5th edition of the European Rover Challenge. The event will take place in mid-September at the Kielce University of Technology.
Fly ash generated during coal combustion harms people and the environment, also by intensifying the phenomenon of smog. Researchers from Kraków, Lublin and Warsaw want to process this waste into valuable functional materials, useful for the preservation of monuments, sewage treatment or soil fertilization.
An innovative cell culture system can improve drug testing and disease models. Dr. Emilia Witkowska Nery proposes to grow cells directly on a three-dimensional substrate with electrodes. She is working on sensors that will provide information directly from the culture; they will signal whether the drug substance is working or not.