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From 21/02/2017 to 21/02/2017
Cyclists suffer a disproportionately high share of road accident injuries and fatalities. Through a combination of detection technologies, warning systems, information display and cooperation systems aimed at reducing collisions, EU-funded researchers are planning to cut fatality figures and make cycling safer. Read more
Image of plane wing
From 16/02/2017 to 16/02/2017
Imagine wind turbine or aircraft wings that de-ice themselves in extreme conditions or floors and walls with invisible, built-in heating. Or even clothes that warm you up on the coldest of days. Read more
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From 13/02/2017 to 13/02/2017
Future urban mobility will require more space for people and environmentally friendly vehicles, and less space for cars. L-category vehicles such as motorbikes and mopeds could be part of the solution, but potential users are put off by high prices. Read more
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From 10/02/2017 to 10/02/2017
In a bid to achieve problem-free and proactive mobility solutions for transport, the EU-funded OPTIMUM project is developing IT systems to monitor, gather and analyse multi-source big data on transportation behaviours. This will improve transit, freight transportation and congestion levels throughout Europe. Read more
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From 30/01/2017 to 30/01/2017
To increase the uptake of electric vehicles in European urban areas, the EU-funded WEEVIL project is developing a light three-wheeler that meets users' expectations in terms of comfort, driving experience, innovation and affordability. Read more
Image of pipes leading into the sea
From 18/01/2017 to 18/01/2017
Using a range of new technologies, EU-funded researchers are on a mission to create greener ships. They plan to cut fuel use and CO2 emissions by 25%, and other emissions (sulphur oxide, nitrogen oxide, particulate matter) by 100%. Read more
From 17/01/2017 to 17/01/2017
What’s your action plan? If you are planning to run the marathon or just go for a walk, chances are that your approach is completely different. We want to give you some ideas on how to increase your outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects. Read more
From 16/01/2017 to 16/01/2017
Congress Centre Mainz
Start 2017 with AABC Europe - the year's most informative European conference on energy storage technologies for advanced automotive applications. Read more
From 22/12/2016 to 22/12/2016
Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries. This is because on 1 January 2017, Switzerland will become fully associated to Horizon 2020. Until now, Switzerland has only been associated to parts of the programme. Read more
From 19/12/2016 to 19/12/2016
Brussels, Belgium
First European Conference on connected and automated driving: 'Connected and Automated Driving – Together, shaping the future'. Read more

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