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From 13/08/2015 to 13/08/2015
Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) are all around us: they let us know when the next bus will reach our bus stop, help monitor and manage road traffic and make air travel safer. But how does innovation work at this complex intersection between the transport and the ICT industries? The T-TRANS project found answers and laid the foundations for a European ITS innovation network. Read more
From 12/08/2015 to 12/08/2015
EU-funded researchers are investigating the use of blood plasma from survivors of the Ebola virus as a treatment for the disease. The results will not be known until the second half of 2015, but the potential treatment has passed a first, major test – it has not caused any serious side effects. Read more
Car accident in San Sebastian The picture shows a supposedly damaged car after a driver has lost control and crashed into a tree
From 12/08/2015 to 12/08/2015
New technologies allow emergency services to improve their communications. By using 4G networks and open standards, personnel can share pictures and videos, and talk to other emergency workers, no matter what device they use. Read more
From 10/08/2015 to 10/08/2015
The mix of urbanisation and rising technology use has increased the stream of e-waste in Africa, for which recycling capacity is limited. Waste management infrastructures are few and far between, public awareness of health issues is limited and environmental precautions rare. A team of European and African researchers is working on a solution. Read more
From 06/08/2015 to 06/08/2015
Africa’s ICT infrastructures are fast evolving, creating exciting opportunities for researchers keen to join the global e-science community. Dedicated European-African initiatives are exploring the potential and engaging with stakeholders to raise awareness of the possibilities. An EU-funded project has assisted them in this task. Read more
From 06/08/2015 to 06/08/2015
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the documents accompanying shipping containers are always accurate. But you would be wrong — discrepancies are frequent. EU-funded research suggests that a system of trusted trade lanes could address this problem and the associated business and security concerns. Read more
From 06/08/2015 to 06/08/2015
EU-funded researchers around the world are collecting new information on poverty from 21 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, gaining fresh insights and making recommendations governments can apply to improve lives. Read more
From 06/08/2015 to 06/08/2015
Sidelined for decades because of their traditional way of life, South Africa’s San, also known as Bushmen, are now attracting admiration and respect for their traditional knowledge on the medicinal properties of plants. An EU-funded project is helping the San to share this knowledge and claim their rightful benefits. Read more
From 06/08/2015 to 06/08/2015
Aquaculture is making a vital contribution to feeding the world’s growing population. A project involving one African and several European partners has developed new water purification technologies that remove the nitrogen present in effluent from water used in fish farms. They are likely to reduce the costs and environmental impact of aquaculture waste water. Read more
From 06/08/2015 to 06/08/2015
How extensive is codeine misuse and dependence? Although not yet substantiated, anecdotal evidence suggests the problem is common, making it a concern for public health and pharmacy practice. EU-funded researchers are collecting evidence to feed into guidelines for pharmacies and doctors. Read more

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