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13/06/2016
We hear about bombings and explosions all too often. To find out what really happened at a blast site, forensic experts need state-of-the-art technology. An EU-funded project looked at different scenarios to develop novel tools for the analysis of evidence in the field. Two are about to be commercialised. 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
From 26/09/2016 to 27/09/2016
Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event. Read more
13/06/2016
A consortium of 12 partners in six European countries has launched a project to develop a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for improving the efficiency and transparency of the compliance with the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) monitoring procedure. The RECAP project is supported by the EU programme on “ICT- enabled open government” until October 2018. Read more
13/06/2016
Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research or the Bioeconomy is of interest to you? Then participate in the European Commission's online public consultation. Every citizen, organisation and public authority can have their say and contribute. The consultation is open from 6 June until 28 August. Read more
From 27/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
Berlin

The ‘Marine Microbiome – Discovery & Innovation’ is a unique event which brings the worlds of industry and science in the field of marine biotechnology face-to-face in a format designed to facilitate the sharing of experiences.

The latest discoveries and innovations from the academic world will be shared with industry with the aim of generating new commercial opportunities.

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From 16/06/2016 to 17/06/2016
Nice

Innovative City, the largest international gathering dedicated to Smart Cities is returning to the Côte d’Azur for its 5th edition on June 16 and 17, 2016.

The minds behind the connected cities of tomorrow will be there to present their most recent innovations with regard to Smart City.

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24/06/2016
Amsterdam

A lunch workshop on the SME Instrument will be held at the Industrial Technologies Conference in Amsterdam on 24 June 2016.

Four SMEs will be pitching their projects from 12.20-12.45, and you will receive more information about the Horizon 2020 SME Funding Instrument which is targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises.

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09/06/2016
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research & Innovation (DG RTD) is investigating how crowdfunding and other forms of alternative finance could support research and innovation (R&I). Read more
29/06/2016
Brussels

Digital transformation presents a new set of challenges that require novel approaches to integrate new technologies including internet of things, cloud computing, cybersecurity and big data.

Engage and learn how senior level executives are making the digital shift in the energy, manufacturing and transport sectors.

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