Artificial saliva designed to help patients with prostheses or problems with the secretion of natural saliva has been patented scientists from Bialystok University of Technology, the Medical University of Bialystok and the company Nantes.
"Chrząszcz" (Beetle) is an autonomous robot that can avoid obstacles and find its way to the destination. It was constructed by Wrocław University of Science and Technology students. At the end of April the robot will start in international competitions in Silicon Valley in the US.
Signposts that react to traffic intensity or weather can soon become a reality in Poland. Researchers from AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków and Gdansk University of Technology are working on the system of intelligent traffic signs INZNAK that will adjust to the conditions on the road.
Recruitment for the teams of the Virtual Research Institute (Wirtualny Instytut Badawczy, WIB) will begin in the fourth quarter of 2018, announced Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Piotr Dardziński. The research agenda is expected to be ready earlier, by the third quarter.