Using bio-polymers and the same short-range NFC (near-field communication) technology as contactless payment cards, the implant from Polish-British startup Walletmor can be sewn into the hand and used to make payments at all contactless terminals around the world that accept payments with standard cards from organizations such as Mastercard or Visa.
Although looking very similar to traditional CCTV, Inwebit’s Smart Security Platform (SSP) uses advanced algorithms for identifying specific events based on image and sound analysis and sensor data.
Ranking 23rd in the 2021 Bloomberg Innovation Index, Poland advanced by two places since last year’s ranking, putting it ahead of several other EU countries, including the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia – as well as Greece and Spain.
Treasured by historians, the fortifications which formed a bulwark of Festung Krakau, an ambitious 19th century project that was to safeguard the city from further conquest, will now be turned into museums, art galleries, equestrian centres and tourist ‘hotspots’.
Plans have been released that envisage a central Kraków transport hub as a futuristic environmentally-friendly enclave.
VIDEO: Accepting the award on behalf of the city, Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Economy Katarzyna Gruszecka-Spychała said: “I am delighted that this particular project has been rewarded. It has arisen from my most sincere beliefs: that everything in the city depends on the condition of the economy.
Named as one of just 24 people under the age of 24, Torchała joins a select group of young engineers.
VIDEO: The European Commission's Innovation Radar is about finding excellence across all EU funded research with over 2,000 projects receiving investment from Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
Polish Minister of Funds and Regional Policy Małgorzata Jarosińska-Jedynak announced a new programme on Wednesday that will provide grants and loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to encourage innovative projects.
The 3rd Development Visions Forum devoted to innovative economic policies will commence on Monday at the Polish Naval Academy in Gdynia, northern Poland. The meeting is under the patronage of Poland's PM Mateusz Morawiecki.