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From 16/06/2017 to 16/06/2017
'H2020 Waterborne Research Conference: Competitive, Safe and Sustainable', 8 June, 2017- Brussels, Madou Auditorium Presentations now available! Read more
From 13/06/2017 to 13/06/2017
A new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A proposal to set up PRIMA was today adopted in a vote in the European Parliament plenary meeting in Strasbourg. Read more
University of Venice, Ca' Foscari
University of Venice, Ca' Foscari
From 13/06/2017 to 13/06/2017
The University of Venice, Ca' Foscari, has launched a new initiative to attract MSCA postdoctoral fellows by offering them tenure-track positions. Read more
From 08/06/2017 to 08/06/2017
69 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 21 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. Read more
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From 08/06/2017 to 08/06/2017
Bauxite residue - the by-product from the extraction of aluminium from bauxite ore - has the consistency of thick, red mud. Disposing of this waste poses a serious problem for industry, as does the risk of spills. But red mud can also be a source of critical metals. The REDMUD project intends to turn residues into low-carbon building materials - and to train researchers along the way. Read more
From 07/06/2017 to 07/06/2017
The European Union and China will boost their research and innovation cooperation with a new package of flagship initiatives targeting the areas of Food, Agriculture and Biotechnologies, Environment and Sustainable Urbanisation, Surface Transport, Safer and Greener aviation, and Biotechnologies for Environment and Human Health. Read more
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From 07/06/2017 to 07/06/2017
Harnessing bacteria that produce electricity and break down organic waste, a European research project is developing a new, environmentally friendly way to purify sewage water in small communities. Read more
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From 07/06/2017 to 07/06/2017
The NEW-MINE project will identify and develop enhanced landfill-mining technology to transform landfill waste into high-added-value products, such as fuel and building materials. Read more
From 01/06/2017 to 01/06/2017
An EU loan of €20 million will support a Barcelona-based start-up to develop and commercialise a device capable of identifying within an hour a range of infectious pathogens, such as those contained in meningitis, respiratory or gastro-intestinal infections. Read more
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From 31/05/2017 to 31/05/2017
Cargo vessels are considered a relatively green mode of transport. Compared to lorries, they produce fewer emissions. But road transport is modernising fast and vessels have to keep up to remain competitive. Read more

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