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12/10/2016
Since its launch in October 2015, more than 3000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have received the Seal of Excellence, the EU's quality label marking first-class innovative ideas worthy of investment. Read more
11/10/2016
A total of 87 teams from 30 different European countries took part in the 2016 ClimateLaunchpad competition pitching their cleantech business ideas. So who were the winners? Read more
From 11/10/2016 to 21/11/2016
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) Research Infrastructure provides world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. PRACE welcomes CSCS (CH) as the 5th PRACE hosting partner making available their system Piz Daint, and the new MareNostrum4 system provided by BSC (ES). In total PRACE can offer more than 2000 million compute core hours which is 3 times more than in previous calls. Read more
10/10/2016
Clothes and accessories made from marine waste, a portable hub that provides clear water, solar energy and Wi-Fi connectivity in developing countries, or a 3D hologram of the brain that meant a breakthrough for neuroscience. Read more
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06/10/2016
The EU-funded project RESOLVE is developing technologies for electric-powered light four wheelers that extend range and reduce cost. This could tempt more car drivers to make the switch to these smaller, less polluting alternatives for daily urban commutes. Read more
05/10/2016
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2016 has been awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for the design of the world's smallest - molecular - machines. All three laureates have participated in EU-funded research projects, and Bernard L. Feringa is also a recipient of two prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants. Read more
04/10/2016
The European Union and South Africa are strengthening their scientific collaboration in order to better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate. Read more
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03/10/2016
Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Early detection can prevent heart failure and other complications, but screening is currently time consuming. EU-funded researchers are looking to change this with a cost-effective tool capable of detecting a patient’s risk of heart failure from their saliva. Read more
29/09/2016
Could you help strengthen Europe's capacity to generate and scale up breakthrough innovations? The European Commission is inviting Europe's top innovators to join a High Level Group that will advise on the design of a potential European Innovation Council (EIC). Read more
29/09/2016
The first cut-off for the 2016-17 FET Open call resulted in the submission of 554 eligible proposals, which have now been evaluated. Twenty-two proposals for Research and Innovation Actions and three proposals for Coordination and Support Actions have been invited for grant agreement preparation. Projects are expected to start by January 2017. Read more

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