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13/07/2016
Brussels

From 16 February to 29 April 2016, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation ran a call for ideas to gather stakeholders' views on disruptive, market-creating innovation, gaps in the current innovation support landscape, and the potential remit of a European Innovation Council (EIC). A total of 1022 replies and 183 supporting documents and position papers were received.

We would like to invite you to a workshop to discuss the results of the call

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24/06/2016
High unemployment rates, increasingly precarious jobs and industry restructuring are just some of the elements characterising today's labour markets. A network of EU-funded researchers is studying socio-economic and social trends to better understand current developments. 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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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
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

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