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E.g., 27-04-2017
E.g., 27-04-2017
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From 27/03/2017 to 27/03/2017
A new European centre of excellence for the development of advanced technologies in sustainable agriculture and food security will open in Serbia with the aim to boost economic growth in the region. Read more
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From 24/03/2017 to 24/03/2017
High risk, long term, multidisciplinary and collaborative frontier research, laying the foundations for radically new, next generation technologies – this is the essence of the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) programme. But how do you communicate efficiently on such high level science projects without losing your audience along the way of science? How do you achieve the outreach you have always dreamt of? Read more
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From 24/02/2017 to 24/02/2017
Every cancer follows its own complex path. An EU-funded project is developing experimental tools and a computer model to generate and test ideas on the combined impact of the body's cell and chemical processes on cancer progress. The findings should one day help researchers and SMEs find better-targeted drugs faster. Read more
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From 24/02/2017 to 24/02/2017
The EU-funded GETUI project is developing ways to assess how gestures fit into the communication skill set needed for collaborative problem solving. Read more
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From 21/02/2017 to 21/02/2017
Cyclists suffer a disproportionately high share of road accident injuries and fatalities. Through a combination of detection technologies, warning systems, information display and cooperation systems aimed at reducing collisions, EU-funded researchers are planning to cut fatality figures and make cycling safer. Read more
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From 20/02/2017 to 20/02/2017
Diabetes is a global health threat. Three EU-funded projects are testing community-based approaches to prevention and management of the disease in Europe, Asia and Africa. Read more
Image of two people, one a doctor, holding hands
From 17/02/2017 to 17/02/2017
EU-funded project SUSTAIN aims to improve care services for the elderly by integrating the needs and wishes of patients. Such integrated, patient-centred care will promote better services and more choice for older people. Read more
Image of plane wing
From 16/02/2017 to 16/02/2017
Imagine wind turbine or aircraft wings that de-ice themselves in extreme conditions or floors and walls with invisible, built-in heating. Or even clothes that warm you up on the coldest of days. Read more
image of ocean
From 15/02/2017 to 15/02/2017
From mussel farming to wind farms, the EU-funded MARIBE project showed how various marine projects could cut costs and benefit from each other by linking up. Optimising the use of our oceans and seas would also stimulate growth in the blue economy. Read more
From 14/02/2017 to 14/02/2017
On 27 January 2016, key representatives of the Animal health community joined in Brussels to launch the International Research Consortium (IRC) on Animal Health. Less than one year later, thanks to Horizon 2020 funding, a new Scientific Secretariat for this IRC is up and running. Read more

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