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AIMday Sensors Signal Processing & Imaging in Edinburgh

AIMday stands for 'Academic Industry Meeting' day. It is a one day event which allows companies to submit a question or commercial challenge within the chosen AIMday topic - on the 21st...

Third-Harmonic Generation Microscopy Provides In Situ Brain Tumor Imaging

A technique involving third-harmonic generation  microscopy  could allow neurosurgeons to image and assess brain tumor boundaries during surgery, providing optical biopsies in...

Cross-Government Security Research on Detection Technologies

Industry & Academia Briefing Day It is vital to continually enhance our capability to detect explosives, weapons and other contraband, as part of ensuring the safety and security of the...

Upcoming EU funding opportunity: Validation of diagnostic tools for animal and plant health

A New EU agriculture sensing related funding opportunity is now open for proposals: Validation of diagnostic tools for animal and plant health.   The  Validation of...

Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation - Industry Consultation Report

As sensing applications become more sophisticated and ubiquitous, there is a growing interest in autonomous remote sensing (ARS) systems to improve our understanding and control...

Wearable force sensors

An Edinburgh based company, Sansible Wearables, have developed a wearable force measurement system called 'LiveSkin' that they hope will be used by rugby teams to monitor the force of tacles and...

Wireless System to Monitor Tyres

Silent Sensors, based in London, have developed a new approach to tyre pressure and temperature measurement which it believes will allow transport firms to track, manage an monitor tyres on...

Optoacoustic Sensor Promises More Reliable Cardiological Diagnostics

HANNOVER, Germany, April 14, 2016 — A technique based on optical  interferometry  could enable ultrasonic methods to be used internally to gather information about the heart tissue....

Electric "Supercar" Goes Heavy Duty for Sensors

Steering and acceleration are two elements critical to controlling the movement of a car. Imagine, then, how critical they are for controlling a car moving at speeds up to 280 miles per hour. ...

Designing a European Innovation Council: A Call for Ideas

Positive steps have been taken in recent years to integrate an innovation component into EU programmes and policies, in particular Horizon 2020. However, the array of support mechanisms can be...

Sensors in the Arts, Heritage and Archaeology - Presentations and report available

Sensors in the Arts, Heritage and Archaeology workshop A workshop was held at Worcester College, Oxford on the 8th March 2016. The aim of this workshop was to highlight challenges,...

In Vivo Neural Imaging — SLMs for Conducting 3D Holography inside Living Brains

Despite the critical role our brains play in perception, cognition and action, we know very little about how the brain actually accomplishes these feats. With the advent of new optical methods...

UK Researchers Prove Eye-Safe Laser Aircraft Tracking Concepts

A tracking system based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and orbiting satellites to transmit vital data to ground stations more securely, quickly and...

Sensing in the Connected World - CENSIS Technology Summit 2016

Registration for the 3rd annual CENSIS Technology Summit is now open. The theme for this year's Summit is Sensing in the Connected World. From sensors in smartphones to ones that fit in...

UK H2020 Consortia seeks UK Academics and SME’s involved in identification, detection and mitigation of drones

Responses required before 29 th  March 2016 to:  cast@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk   The rapid development of drone technology has provided the general public with an...

Hurry, The Sensors in Heritage Event Is Only A Weeks Away!

The KTN workshop on Heritage, including the Arts and Archaeology will be held in Oxford on the 8 th March 2016 which is only a week away.  Should you be interested in attending this...

Measurement News - NPL Annual Review 2015 published

Explore NPL's world-leading measurement science and the impact it has on industry and society in the NPL Annual Review 2015 . The review highlights the science, applications and impact...

Optogenetic Immunomodulation Reduces Cancer Tumor Size, Metastasis in Animal Model

Optogenetics has been modified for an immunotherapeutic approach that aims to kill cancerous tumor cells.  Neuroscientists have used light to stimulate neurons for years, said...

FS Lasers Explored for Presbyopia Treatment

A femtosecond laser-based method for treating presbyopia — farsightedness caused by by loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye — could eventually eliminate a patient's need for reading...

Plasmonic Interferometry Could Enable Compact Bio-, Environmental Sensors

A nanoscale plasmonic interferometry system that eliminates the need for an external coherent light source could enable accurate and compact bio- and environmental sensors.  In the...
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New Opportunities for Agritechnology: Developing Engineering Solutions for the Horticulture and Potato Food Chain

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International conference on global sensor developments in the water cycle

September 9 -10, 2013 - Assen, The Netherlands The Sensors4Water conference is...