Graphene: is history repeating itself?

Silicon made possible the revolution in semiconductor miniaturization that began in the 1960s. So the fact that today size is considered a serious limitation of silicon is an indication of how far the technology has advanced since that time. As the silicon substrates used in electronics and solar cells reach their limits, how can manufacturers…

What’s your technology story?

How do you get your technology noticed? That was the question under the spotlight at the Communicating Technology and Innovation event. Around 80 people came to the event, co-organized by Pyramidion, High Tech Campus Eindhoven and Brainport Development, to hear the thoughts of renowned journalists and technology PR experts. Stories attract the written press “Always…

Crowdsourcing platforms are reshaping business models

“Crowdfunding is reshaping society’s traditional business model.” So says Tom Vroemen, CEO of CrowdAboutNow, He was talking at the recent Phare conference and I think he has a point. Crowd financing platforms have been around, in various forms and guises, since the 17th century. The earliest documented case is the Praenumeration subscription model which publishers…