Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies

19/09/2016
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) today signed an EU-backed loan agreement worth 250 million Swiss francs (€230 million). Read more
11/08/2016
The European Commission is awarding €32 million to bring innovative ideas to market quicker. The 15 benefiting projects, involving 70 partners in 19 countries, will receive around €2 million each under the fifth round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) scheme. Read more
From 15/09/2016 to 16/09/2016
Brussels

On 15 and 16 September leading industrial and research experts will debate major priorities for the future of manufacturing in Europe at the Factories of the Future Conference 2016.

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13/10/2016
Brussels

Organised by the Co-FACTOR CSA. Smart industrial components – characterized by capabilities such as connectivity and communication, monitoring-data analysis based self-adaptability, optimization and learning – are at the tools to enable Industrie 4.0, the digitalization of manufacturing processes. Such tools are being developed in extensive R&D&I activities on national and international level. Yet, the state of development and maturity is widely dispersed.

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02/08/2016
ISOLDE, CERN's transformer of elements, is about to be itself transformed: a major upgrade is under way. A large share of the R&D underpinning this overhaul was conducted by young researchers who contributed as part of the EU-funded CATHI project. This training network enabled 21 applicants to gain hands-on experience in their chosen field. Read more
22/07/2016
What is the lifespan of a sun-like star? Well, it may not be quite what we thought. The outcomes of EU-funded asteroseismology research conducted by Professor Conny Aerts and her team show that the cores of red giants don't spin nearly as fast as expected - and this, in turn, means that our understanding of the future of our sun was flawed. Read more
07/07/2016
A chance conversation with a marine archaeologist friend led to Charalambos Poullis joining a dive in Cyprus. The experience revealed the difficulties faced by underwater archaeologists, and set in motion a thought process that would lead him to apply for EU research funding and subsequently develop software enabling archaeologists to reproduce underwater artefacts. Read more
24/06/2016
A chance conversation with a marine archaeologist friend led to Charalambos Poullis joining a dive in Cyprus. The experience revealed the difficulties faced by underwater archaeologists, and set in motion a thought process that would lead him to apply for EU research funding and subsequently develop software enabling archaeologists to reproduce underwater artefacts. Read more
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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From 11/07/2016 to 15/07/2016
Athens

The Hellenic Forum is being organized for the 4th year running by the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and is under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The event envisages opportunities for the development of links and affiliations between members of the research community and industry as well as distinguished scientists living and working abroad.

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