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21/06/2016

A more advanced computer model and measurement approach enable manufacturers to more accurately predict tyre performance on the road. Developed by an EU-funded project, the model and approach could aid in the design of higher-performing, safer and quieter tyres and boost the industry's competitiveness.

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21/06/2016
Poland does not necessarily top the list of destinations researchers consider while planning their next career move - even if it is their home. And yet, it has much to offer. A new EU-funded grant scheme will enable 90 incoming scientists to advance their work at Polish research organisations. It will also help to consolidate the country's research community. Read more
14/06/2016
This is an important question for the development of personalized therapy. It is also highly relevant for an efficient production of bio-fuels or in agriculture. FET project MRG-GRammar is on a good trail to find answers. Read more
13/06/2016
Guidelines for making concrete from recycled ingredients could help the construction industry reduce its environmental impact. An EU-funded project developed the guidelines based on tests of recycled concrete, recycled steel from old tires and natural fibres from sisal. Read more
03/06/2016
By comparing urban dynamics in Lebanon, Israel and Palestine, this ambitious European-funded research project mapped inter-ethnic relations in contested cities throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. Its findings are intended to help policymakers understand the situation and could empower them to implement change. Read more
From 30/06/2016 to 01/07/2016
Glasgow, Scotland

Each year the UK Research Office (UKRO) organises a two-day Annual Conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.

The 2016 edition of the UK Research Office (UKRO) Annual Conference will take place at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2016.

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14/06/2016
Brussels

V4 for researchers' mobility: supporting young researchers on the way to excellence is a jointly organised event by CZELO (Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation), Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, PolSCA (Polish Science Contact Agency) and SLORD (Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development).

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27/05/2016
A breakthrough in prosthetics technology by EU-funded researchers will provide amputees with clinically and commercially viable artificial limbs offering intuitive, proportional and simultaneous control of hand, wrist and elbow movements in the near future. Read more
27/05/2016
This edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies research, projects, funding opportunities in 2016 and it reports on workshops & conferences and future events. Read more
26/07/2016
Genova (IT)
Understanding the neurobiological principles beyond retinal functionality is essential to develop successful artificial computer vision architectures. This workshop is a unique opportunity to learn about the R&D performed in the FET project RENVISION which investigated pan-retinal signal processing at high spatio-temporal resolution, through neuroscientific, optical and computational approaches involving advanced pattern recognition and machine learning technologies. Read more

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