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The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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Europe has the competence and skills to engage in the global competition towards Exascale Supercomputing. To fully benefit from the opportunities of the digital single market, Europe must strengthen the fundamental research on which digital transformation is based and build a stronger European High Performance Computing (HPC) ecosystem. Read more
For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The first Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2014 Read more

The European Fruit Juice Association and the PHBOTTLE consortium invites you to a half-day workshop dedicated to discussing biopolymers and their use in food and non‐food packaging applications.

The EU-funded PHBOTTLE project set out to develop a new bottle made of PHB (Polyhydroxybutyrate) which was obtained from fermentation of wastewater from juice processing industries.

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Six internationally renowned artists will over nine months closely collaborate with EU-funded FET-projects in areas such as quantum physics, supercomputing, robotics and life sciences. Read more
Latest results: European Commission to invest  € 73 million in 50 innovative companies under  the SME Instrument
50 SMEs from 14 countries have been selected in the latest round of Horizon2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. Each project, 47 in total, will receive up to € 2.5 million (€ 5 million for health projects) to bring their product from pilot-phase to the market. The European Commission received 553 project proposals involving 689 participants by 3 February, the first cut-off date for Phase 2 in 2016. Read more
The REDDSTAR project is using stem cell therapy to repair the damage induced by high glucose levels, enhancing the health and quality of life of diabetic patients, and improving available treatments. Read more
From 21/04/2016 to 22/04/2016
On April 21-22, Amsterdam will be the meeting place for foundations, innovative philanthropic and social investors, social entrepreneurs, research institutes, financial intermediaries, corporations, policy makers, and researchers. Read more
While the motto 'local problems, local solutions' holds particular sway for environmental problems, is it possible to take one local solution and transfer it to another region? Yes, according to EU-funded researchers who did exactly that in Latin America. Read more
National nuclear energy authorities, operators and researchers continue to collaborate on developing better prevention and mitigation strategies for severe accidents through a network developed by the EU-funded SARNET2 project. Read more
Pilots around the world can practise recovering control of their aircraft after entering a stall, using a simulation model developed by the EU-funded SUPRA project. By simulating such situations, the project fills a gap in current pilot training, and aims to improve air travel safety. Read more