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Horizon 2020 video - General overview

Find out more about Horizon 2020 in this three minute animation clip which will give you a general overview of the programme specifics.
24/11/2014
Chalmers University of Technology, the coordinator of the Graphene Flagship project Chalmers will launch its massive open online course on graphene. The course will be free of charge and accessible to anyone with a computer. The teacher is Jie Sun, Assistant Professor in the Quantum Device Physics Laboratory of the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience. Read more
17/11/2014
Just imagine being able to surf through the brain and its 86 billion neurons - well now you can! Scientists have developed the first high-definition 3D model of a complete human brain - it is called BIG BRAIN. Read more
07/11/2014
Understanding user's reactions to data visualisations will help and enhance user's abilities to understand information in big sets of data. Read more
07/11/2014
Plants are able to sense different parameters like the gravitational field, electrical fields or chemicals gradients. This huge amount of information could be made intelligible for surprising purposes. Read more
07/11/2014
Scientists in Italy are working on creating robots that mimic the properties of plant roots, including the capacity for growth. They believe the potential future applications are not just the stuff of science-fiction. Read more
06/11/2014
This bionic hand is a direct result of 10 years of EU-(and national) funded research. This science-fiction like prototype was tested with the help of amputee Dennis Aabo Sørensen who said "To feel what you're doing again is an amazing feeling. It's so close to be like a natural hand". Read more
13/10/2014
Videomessage from Neelie Kroes,Vice-President, European Commission at "The future of Europe is science" Conference in Lisbon (PT)on October 7th,2014. Neelie Kroes explains open, digital science: a new trend helping scientists, citizens and society...........We are giving EU industry the global lead... like ground-breaking flagships for computers based on the human brain, and the new "wonder material" Graphene. Read more
14/10/2014
For policy-makers in Europe, scientific, engineering and technological innovations offer opportunities to improve life for European citizens and provide benefits for sustainable development worldwide. Read more
23/07/2014
Check out the tips and tricks in this step-by-step video guide to the application process Read more
20/06/2014
In 30 years’ time, there will be 150 million older people living in the EU. Where will you live? What kind of shape will you be in? Will you still be healthy and independent? Society is ageing. But making sure our golden years are happier and healthier is not just down to the individual, it’s also down to the whole society, public and private sectors together. Improving the quality of life of older people is a priority for the European Commission. Read more

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