Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Featured projects about Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies

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From 22/12/2016 to 22/12/2016
How should the EU respond to ongoing and future crises? The EU-funded research project TransCrisis seeks to advance understanding of the EU's capacity to handle transboundary emergencies. Read more
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From 22/12/2016 to 22/12/2016
JPI Urban Europe will bring together urban development research and social innovation projects under a single transnational call for projects, ENSUF, in a bid to foster growth, job creation, innovation and sustainability across European cities. Nearly 50 proposals have been received. Read more
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From 22/12/2016 to 22/12/2016
How do young people participate in decisions that concern them and their involvement at the local level? There are many ways they get involved, not all of which are recognised in formal ways. A new EU-funded project is exploring how the rising generation engages with public debate. Read more
From 20/09/2016 to 20/09/2016
In war, there are rules - but sometimes countries decide that they don't apply. Colonial campaigns, for example, were often seen as exceptions. EU-funded research is studying several fought over a century ago. Ancient history? Hardly. Many aspects of this troubled past remain relevant to current debates as the world attempts to tackle terrorism. Read more
From 24/06/2016 to 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
From 21/06/2016 to 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
From 24/05/2016 to 24/05/2016
On 1 February 2016, ten European partners launched the Mobile Age project. Aiming to develop inclusive mobile access to public services using open government data, Mobile Age targets a group of citizens that are usually marginalised when it comes to technical innovations but which is rapidly growing in number and expectations: European senior citizens. Read more
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From 12/05/2016 to 12/05/2016
My-AHA (my Active and Healthy Ageing) project aims to reduce frailty risk by improving physical activity and cognitive function, psychological state, social resources, nutrition, sleep and overall well-being. Read more
From 25/04/2016 to 25/04/2016
The Discognosis project developed a tool (the LabDisk) that can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives. Read more
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From 21/04/2016 to 21/04/2016
ICT4Life is a three-year project co-financed under Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, that kicked off earlier this year with the ambition to provide new services for integrated care employing user-friendly ICT tools, ultimately increasing patients with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their caregivers’ quality of life and autonomy at home. Read more

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