2020 has been rather special yet busy year at LIST. Discover, or rediscover the 10 stories that attracted the most visits by our readers:
Muhannad Ismael and his team are developing a smart system capable of identifying COVID-19 infection through patient voice signatures. An innovative approach that could limit the dangers of physical exposure, but also help the medical profession manage overcrowded call centres during a pandemic.
LIST has set up a Cross-Functional Dashboard, which aims, on the one hand, to support decision-makers in crisis situations such as COVID-19, by offering them (1 ) a ‘mock-up’ view but nevertheless as complete as possible of the current situation and (2) a means of visualising the impacts of different scenarios (scenario-based collective decision support system) in order to reach a results taking into account the different calculations to be carried out.
The positioning of the project, at the crossroads of science, technology and engineering of composites, will allow the development of the Luxembourg composites industry and promote innovative developments in the aerospace sector, among others.
This centre aims to become an internationally recognised centre of expertise from a scientific, technical, commercial and economic point of view for the use of space resources in human and robotic exploration, as well as for a future space economy.
Alongside their European partners, David Duday and his team have developed a unique and personalised approach to promote bone tissue regeneration.
On Wednesday 18 May, LIST sent its first report to the national taskforce concerning the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in Luxembourg wastewater (CORONASTEP study). This indirect virus surveillance technique enables early detection of its circulation in the population.
A revolutionary technology in microscopy, developed by LIST and produced in Luxembourg, has been recognised abroad and awarded by a renowned international journal in this field.
Thanks to new equipment and a second partnership with 3D-Oxides, LIST is positioning itself as a major international player in the hydrogen sector.
The Viranostic project aims to develop diagnostic devices that can detect COVID-19 infections at an early stage, using the genetic material of the virus.
Researchers from LIST's materials department published an article in the prestigious Science magazine. A rare achievement for a major breakthrough in heat materials.
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