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24/05/2016
The EU-funded project SocialCar is developing an urban networking service allowing travellers to combine public transport with car sharing offers to plan trips. The aim is to offer travellers more options and reduce urban congestion. Read more
24/05/2016
A long-lasting and cheap alternative to wood for use in bathroom furniture could be on sale soon, thanks to an EU-funded project that has developed an economic rival to imported materials. Read more
20/05/2016
Since the 1980s, flying has become increasingly automated, which has huge advantages. But EU-funded researchers wondered how today's pilots might fare when forced to fly a plane the "old-fashioned" way. Their project identified weak manual flying skills and made recommendations to improve them. Read more
19/05/2016
What could be the next new super crop? How about microalgae? An EU-funded project is developing technology to grow and use these single-celled plants. Already used in health-food supplements, the crop has potential to green existing industries and develop new ones. Read more
19/05/2016
EU-funded project REMOURBAN will demonstrate strategies that European cities can use to reduce energy consumption, improve transport sustainability and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The aim is to improve the quality of life in urban areas through cooperative efforts on green energy and transport solutions. Read more
17/05/2016
EU-funded researchers are pushing the limits of modern aircraft engine technology, developing ultra-efficient turbofans to cut CO2 emissions and reduce aircraft noise in order to meet ambitious environmental objectives over the coming years. Read more
13/05/2016
In an ever more complex and expanding world social sciences still have to rely on data from experiments with very limited numbers of participants. FET project IBSEN promises to change this with a viable simulation tool which takes account of real world conditions. Read more
13/05/2016
Satellite and in situ data can tell us a lot about the state of the seas, but scientists are not yet able to exploit these data to their full potential. An EU-funded project looked into enriching Europe's marine data products and services - such as those revealing the chemical make-up of our oceans. Read more
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
12/05/2016
FrailSafe will combine state of the art information technologies and data mining techniques with high-level expertise in the field of health and ageing. The project is funded by the European Research programme Horizon 2020 and will last three years. Read more

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