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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.
24/02/2016
Flora Robotica develops and investigates relationships between robots and natural plants. The project explores the potentials of plant-inspired robots, and aims at growing artificial plants. Read more
12/02/2016
This short video lets you discover the ERC and the research it funds. Read more
28/10/2015
Researchers from the EU-funded research project HELiCoiD have developed hyper-spectral imaging technologies which can help distinguish more accurately between healthy tissue and that affected by tumour. The prototype hyper-spectral camera has been tested during brain cancer surgery at Negrín Hospital Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in Spain. This non-invasive technology can provide more detailed information allowing real-time identification of healthy and affected tissue during brain surgery. Read more
19/06/2015
Early in February, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) successfully deployed the Mont-Blanc prototype. After three years of intensive research effort, the team installed a two-rack prototype which is now available to the Mont-Blanc consortium partners. It is the first time that a large HPC system based on mobile embedded technology has been deployed and made fully operational to a scientific community. Read more
09/06/2015
All signed Horizon 2020 projects have now been published. Read more
09/06/2015
All signed Horizon 2020 projects have been published. Read more
11/03/2015
The EU Prize for Women Innovators aims to give public recognition to outstanding women entrepreneurs who brought their innovative ideas to the market and to inspire other women to follow in their footsteps. After two successful editions in 2011 and 2014, the European Commission launched the third edition of the prize on 9 March 2015. Three prizes will be awarded: 1st prize: €100 000 / 2nd prize: €50 000 / 3rd prize: €30 000. The deadline to apply is 20 October 2015. Read more
11/03/2015
This video explains the concept of the European Research Area, a unified area open to the world, in which scientific knowledge, technology and researchers circulate freely. It explains how European policies are geared towards removing barriers and putting the conditions in place so that scientists can move more easily, have better access to funding and concentrate on their research. Read more
27/01/2015
Responsible Research and Innovation is the European Union's inclusive approach to ensure that societal actors work together during the whole research and innovation process. Its aim is to help align Research & Innovation with the values, needs and expectations of European society. Read more
26/11/2014
Many scientists point out that the goal of social sciences is not simply to understand how people behave in large groups, but to understand what motivates individuals to behave the way they do. Could this fundamental insight be transformed in a step forward towards the solution of important societal challenges like traffic congestion or the sustainability a fully electrified transportation system? Among others, those are the questions that DATASIM project tried to address. Read more

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