On this week's episode of Futuris, Euronews visits a hazelnut orchard in Italy to see how the new generation of robots can help farmers and agronomists make agriculture cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
New tech on the block: How blockchain is set to revolutionise our lives
Green policies will be short-lived if proposals fail to recouple social progress with environmental and economic concerns. New training schemes and welfare protections are the key to achieving long-standing change.
An innovative digital solution will give residents in rural areas of France access to doctors in an attempt to combat ‘medical deserts’.
Quantum technologies promise a profound change in our digital lives. By harnessing the power of quantum physics, they can create absolutely un-hackable microchips and totally secure communication networks and they are being developed here in Europe
Translate images into sounds and you have a valuable navigation tool for blind people: increasing their mobility, safety and autonomy.
Mining has traditionally been a dangerous activity with a heavy environmental cost. But European projects are helping to make it safer and cleaner, by taking existing technologies and applying them to the context of mining.
The cruise industry is booming, with more than 25 million passengers expected to be carried worldwide in 2019. But with the increase in numbers comes an increase in risk.
Now technology is coming to the rescue.
The prosthetic arm is the result of a project between Wawro's classmates and the E-Nable foundation, a community of volunteers who use their 3D printers to create free arms and hands for those in need.
Social and technological progress is only possible thanks to the tireless efforts of researchers and inventors working to change our lives for the better.
A European research project in Kista in Sweden is working on a new instrument. The X-Mine European project hopes to reduce costs and time by using scanners and 3D technology.
The galvanizing business involves hot and arduous work, turning corroding steel into protected metal using baths of hydrochloric acid and molten zinc. It's also a business which EU researchers believe they can make cleaner and greener. Their tech is now facing, quite literally, the acid test.
With an increase in danger from natural disasters over the last decade - and indications that this will only get worse - a team of developers have created an app that gathers huge amounts of data in emergency situations.
Artificial intelligence is now a part of our daily lives but other innovations just around the corner are poised to bring us into the realm of science fiction. AI Everything offered a glimpse of what we can expect.
New research is looking at ways of saving water at ultra-thirsty concentrated solar power plants, making this renewable energy more environmentally friendly.
Historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari calls for global co-operation to stop Artificial Intelligence becoming as big a threat to humankind as climate change and nuclear war
Could a rear-mounted electric fan be the next step in aircraft design? We explore the tech of the EU's Centreline project and its goals of creating a greener, cleaner airliner.
New psychoactive substances (NPS) are designed to mimic the effects of illegal narcotics such as cannabis, cocaine or heroin. Despite this, they are often not illegal and can be cheaply purchased online.
You can document it, just like tens of thousands of citizens around the world joined forces for three days to do so.
From hemp to lobster, the possibilities are various.
The third annual Culture Summit was held from 7 to 11 April in Abu Dhabi, gathering industry experts from 90 different counties. The main theme of this year’s event was the discussion of how technology could be a commanding force for the arts.
The zero-waste food mobile apps that strive to make a difference.
Futuris meets the scientists trying to see if consciousness can be altered in patients that find themselves in minimally conscious states.
These eco-friendly design innovations are pushing the boundary of sustainable living.
The UAE hosted its second annual Future Blockchain Summit, gathering together thousands of technology industry experts, government bodies and international companies.
Hackers today are capable of stealing your bank details in seconds by simply holding your debit card to their phone.