Technological innovation can take several forms: frugal innovation, sustainable innovation and reverse innovation. In this short post with complementary references, we focus on frugal innovation. What is frugal innovation? It is a type of innovation that implies that technological products are designed and customized within the context of limited resources to adapt to specific markets…Details
The understanding of molecular mechanisms of SARS-Cov-2 is an urgent challenge to help the search of new drugs and preventive measures. Biosensors and degradable nanomaterials are novel approaches that could bring a rapid solution to the pandemic crisis. Are nanoscale sensing tools efficient? Nanodiagnostic systems for COVID-19 are gaining attention since they could be an…Details
Environment: What is the status of R&D in France? Today is the World Environment Day. R&D expenditure devoted directly or indirectly to the environment is estimated at 5.7 billion€.Companies based in France account for 60% of R&D spending on the environment. Research and experimental development concerns several themes: management of natural resources rational use of…Details
According to the recent United Nations studies, the current world population will be approximately 9.8 billion people and is expected to reach 10 billion people by the year 2057.
With an ever-increasing demand for food resources leading to an increase of pressure on agriculture and food production.
How can technology and modern farming help us meet our needs in a sustainable way?Details