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From 28/07/2015 to 31/07/2015
Barcelona (ES)
The development of future real-world technologies will depend strongly on our understanding and harnessing of the principles underlying living systems and the flow of communication signals between living and artificial systems. Living Machines, organised by FET project CSNII, is a forum to discuss the development of novel technologies through the distillation of principles from the study of biological systems. Read more
07/07/2015
Dramatic changes are underway in global politics. An EU-funded project aims to help Europe’s policymakers respond in a way that ensures European values and objectives continue to influence the evolution of global norms and policies. Read more
From 21/09/2015 to 25/09/2015
Toulouse (France)
The aim of the Two!Ears Summer School is to provide comprehensive training in active machine hearing. Basic aspects of sound perception and analysis will be presented, after which some cutting-edge results, developed in Two!Ears and other projects, will be covered. Read more
07/07/2015
While weather forecasts – including those for wind – have improved significantly, change is always imminent. When wind power rises or falls unexpectedly, it can have a knock-on effect on infrastructure and power supply. An EU-funded research project has improved the accuracy of short-term forecasts, helping Europe rely more on wind power as it moves towards a more secure and cleaner energy future. Read more
06/07/2015
By 1 December 2014 the first 100 calls had closed. What can we tell about the popularity of the programme, the success of SMEs, the degree to which the programme has attracted newcomers - both as participants and as expert evaluators - the proportion of women experts and the speed with which contracts have been signed? See this new page to find out more! Read more
From 10/07/2015 to 11/07/2015
LISBON
The Horizon 2020 project BINGO (Bringing INnovation to onGOing water management) has just been launched! The BINGO Opening Ceremony is open to the public and will take place on Friday 10 July, 9-11:30am, at the LNEC Congress Centre in Lisbon. Please register now on http://web.spi.pt/bingo/! Read more
06/07/2015
BINGO project aims at providing practical knowledge and tools to end-users, water managers, decision and policy-makers affected by climate change to enable them to better cope with all climate projections, including droughts and floods. Read more
06/07/2015
Ultrahaptics is the first and only company in the world to create a novel haptic feedback system that allows users to feel sensations in their bare hands while interacting in mid-air with a touchless sensing system. Read more
06/07/2015
A major contribution to eradicating Ebola has been made by the EU-funded EVIDENT project. It has confirmed that the Ebola virus has mutated at a lower rate than feared during the recent outbreak in West Africa. This means that the new diagnostic methods, treatments and vaccines under development should still be effective in the fight to eradicate the disease. Read more
06/07/2015
Great bread doesn’t happen by chance. Even with the best ingredients, it takes practice and patience — notably because the dough needs time and specific conditions to rise to yeasty perfection. EU-funded researchers are putting the final touches to a new system that will make the proofing chambers used in bakeries even better. Read more

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