Electronics Newsletter — Issue Fri 24 Apr 2015

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ISSN : 2362-9819
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Highlights
World Malaria Day special: DiscoGnosis creates new tool to diagnose malaria in one hour!
Great news to be shared with the occasion of the World Malaria Day! The new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by EU Funded project named DiscoGnosis can diagnose malaria and also other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives.
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18 February - 11 May 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal
Call for networking sessions – ICT 2015 - Deadline extended to 11 May
Are you interested in discussing ICT-related subjects in the context of Horizon 2020 or EU policies? Would you like to create a space to explore new ideas, concepts and partnerships? Would you like to bring together a diverse set of actors interested in a specific research, innovation or policy domain? Do you have original ideas on how to encourage interactions between ICT 2015 participants? Then submit your proposal to organise a networking session!
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Smartphones: Follow or forget the rules! - blog post by Francisco Ibanez Gallardo
Read about smartphones and the power of components at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), 2-5 March 2015, Barcelona
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Study on the changing role of Intellectual Property in the semiconductor industry – including non-practicing entities
A study has been carried out for the European Commission on the changing role of Intellectual Property (IP) in the semiconductor industry. The study builds on the results of a limited series of interviews and the response to a questionnaire distributed amongst a wider group of actors in the value chain. The analysis confirms that IP is very important within the value chain.
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Projects in focus
21 - 22 October 2014 - Toulouse, France
Concertation and Consultation Workshop on Micro-Nano-Bio Convergence Systems, MNBS 2014
The 8th Annual Concertation and Consultation Workshop on Micro-Nano-Bio Convergence Systems, MNBS 2014, took place from 21 to 22 October 2014, in Toulouse, France.In this workshop a number of the world’s greatest challenges were discussed, and it became clear that the field can make significant contributions to their resolution. In this respect the 8th workshop proved to be a milestone event. A report gathering the conclusions of the workshop is now available.
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28 April 2015 - Webinar
Experts share with you key points to develop your business in the Internet of Things (IoT)
The Gateone project is dedicated to support European SMEs to benefit from this market opportunity in selecting the right technologies to adapt and adopt. The gateone project is offering to European SMEs a free evaluation program of demonstrators developed by leading European research centers. On the 28th of April at 1:00 PM CEST, Gateone will hold its first webinar. Invited key speakers will share with participants their expertise in key success factors to develop business including market opportunities, product development approach, state of the art technologies, and accessible funding.
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Contact : Gateone Project
Events
26 - 27 May 2015 - Frank Stronach Institut (FSI), Inffeldgasse 11, 8010 Graz, Austria
4th Generation Electric Vehicles
The Cluster “4th Generation Electrical Vehicle (EV)” is organising an event which aims to synchronize on and conjointly promote research and development (R&D) on the electric vehicle. Increased synergies, deepened impact, high visibility are the driving forces behind the cluster “4th Generation EV” and the events it is promoting.
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1 July 2015 - Barcelona, Spain
Radiofrequencies-Microsystem Technologies Cluster Meeting
The Radiofrequencies-Microsystem Technologies (RF-MST) Cluster Meeting, co-organized with the European Commission, will illustrate the achievements of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) related EU research projects.
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Contact : Prof. L. Pradell, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
12 - 15 October 2015
Micro Nano Bio Systems (MNBS) and EPoSS (European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration) Joint Event
In 2015, the EPoSS Annual Forum and the MNBS Consultation and Concertation Workshop will be organised (for the second time) as one joint event. MNBS is a cluster of projects targeting systems and applications that have, or interact with, biological components. EPoSS is an industry-driven policy initiative, defining research, development and innovation needs as well as policy requirements related to Smart Systems Integration and integrated Micro- and Nanosystems.
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Motivated, bright PhD students to participate at the 11th International Nanotechnology conference on Communication and Cooperation
6 PhD students have been selected to attend the 11th International Nanotechnology conference on Communication and Cooperation (INC 11) in Japan. They will have the opportunity to experience the big picture of nano-electronics and nanotechnologies and the revolution they bring in smart mobility and robotics as well as discover more about the Japanese national-research-programmes.
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