The MATCH Observatory is a key element on the WP4 of the MATCH project. Designed as a strategic surveillance tool, it´s ultimate purpose is that MATCH partners, the European Commission and other users could be constantly aware about emerging and possibly disruptive trends in the field of materials.
The demands consumers place on electronic devices are growing all the time. They want their notebooks, tablets, TVs and smartphones to be ever faster, thinner and lighter, yet also increasingly robust.read more
Solar cells could be placed under the skin for the process of recharging implanted electronic medical devices. New research published by Swiss scientists shows that as little as 3.6 square centimeters (0.55 square inch) of solar cell would generate enough power throughout winter and summer so as to power a generic pacemaker.read more
Superior Glove, the release this week of the world’s first — and only — 18-gauge arc flash-rated glove. Made with DuPont™ Kevlar®, this glove combines the high dexterity of an 18-gauge yarn with an arc flash level 2 rating.read more
JRC scientists, in collaboration with the University of Madrid, designed a new surface coating exhibiting antifouling properties. The aim of this material is to improve the surface of medical devices.read more