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24/08/2016
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Europe. Prevention relies on measuring traditional risk factors such as age, gender, hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia and smoking. However, many individuals, apparently at low-risk, still develop CVD. Improving predictions beyond the traditional risk factors is the challenge undertaken by Prof. Olle Melander with his EU funded research project - CARDIOPREVENT. Read more
28/09/2016
Brussels

Are you thinking of applying to one of the Horizon 2020 biotech-related calls? Are you looking for partners to build a consortium?

Join us on 28 September in Brussels to meet actors from all around Europe to exchange ideas.

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19/08/2016
An EU-funded project has made it easier to develop an effective mix of interlocking policies that will help the EU meet its climate change and energy targets. The methodology includes applying real-world analysis and modelling to policy instruments. Read more
10/10/2016
London

This one-day event will showcase how innovative technology is being applied to the humanities and natural sciences.

The conference speakers will demonstrate how researchers, curators and enthusiasts can use digital tools to explore historical and scientific material in new ways.

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12/08/2016
'Connected driving' technologies will enable vehicles to connect and share information with one another, as well as with infrastructure and other parts of the transport network. Eventually this will facilitate decision-making, reducing the likelihood of collisions and helping improve traffic flow. But for this to happen, more accurate positioning information is needed - which is where the EU-funded HIGHTS project comes in. Read more
11/08/2016
The European Commission is awarding €32 million to bring innovative ideas to market quicker. The 15 benefiting projects, involving 70 partners in 19 countries, will receive around €2 million each under the fifth round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) scheme. Read more
11/08/2016
EU-funded researchers are investigating novel non-GMO approaches to stepping up stress-resistance in crops. The research could lead to increased yields for farmers and improve Europe's food security. Read more
From 12/09/2016 to 13/09/2016
Brussels

Take part in the eseia Professional Training on Green Mobility and System Integration and receive cutting-edge trainings from science and business form various disciplines. This training is organised in Brussels back to back with EU Mobility Week.

This two-day training provides an overview of state-of-the art technologies and future trends supporting Green Mobility.

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09/08/2016
The September 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies research, projects, outlines the funding opportunities in 2016 and reports on workshops, conferences and future events. Read more
From 15/09/2016 to 16/09/2016
Brussels

On 15 and 16 September leading industrial and research experts will debate major priorities for the future of manufacturing in Europe at the Factories of the Future Conference 2016.

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