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12/01/2015
Portable devices make it really accessible for generating and sending e-mails almost instantly and on the go. But what if they could by sent just by thought? Brain-Computer Interfaces may make it possible soon. Read more
17/12/2014
Scientists at the VERE project have developed tools providing people with the opportunity to experience life in someone else's skin using virtual reality, as a means of helping people shed racial stereotypes. Understand the power that virtual embodiment has in cognitives sciences with the testimonial Mel Slater at University College London and the University of Barcelona. Read more
20/11/2014
To facilitate experience sharing, a collection of innovation procurement initiatives are listed here. We would be grateful to receive further information about experiences in your country. Read more
19/09/2014
Communicating with strangers online has become commonplace in the digital era, but how can we be sure that we can trust the person on the other side of the screen? Spanish Startup Traity has made this possible by integrating profiles and feedback from various different online platforms. Read more
10/09/2014
Technology can help to solve any problem, big or small. Federico Lopez and Valeria Zaytseva, Co-founders of Smartaxi, have come up with an innovative app for taxi drivers. Read more
23/07/2014
Recognized as one of Europe's most promising startups by Seedcamp, Sezion is doing amazing things with video and is another great example of the growing culture of entrepreneurship amongst young Spaniards. Read more
23/07/2014
Dr. Veronica Grieneisen, from the Computational and Systems Biology Department of the John Innes Centre, and Prof. Yaochu Jin, from the Department of Computing of the University of Surrey,two UK partners of the SWARM-ORGAN project team, appeared on BBC Radio 4's weekly science show "Frontiers". They discussed how understanding genetic regulatory networks of cells and biological development influences research into developing swarm robots, as well as the challenges and aims of working with actual robots. To listen to the full episode of Frontiers: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b047zrlc Read more
22/07/2014
The European Commission just published a report on the telecommunications market and regulation in the EU, showing that investment in the field starts to grow again, data traffic is growing quickly, together with an increase in VoIP calls. However, huge discrepancies still exist among EU countries. Read more
20/06/2014
Would you like to help researchers understand climate change, or discover how you can collaborate with thousands other people? EU-funded project SOCIENTIZE allows you to lend your skills and time to some exciting research. Read more
23/04/2014
Spanish science news agency SINC features ANGELAB project that aims at detecting foetal genetic diseases via maternal blood. Based on lab-on-chip technologies, this research would lead to quick, non-invasive and low-cost diagnosis. The article also mentions LABONFOIL project, led by the same coordinator, Jesús Miguel Ruano López at IK4-Ikerlan. Read more

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