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24/10/2016
The European Commission and the two flagships, the Graphene Flagship & the Human Brain Project, have a glimpse in the rear-view mirror and draw the lessons collectively learnt. Read more
24/10/2016
The European Investment Bank signed a €10 million loan agreement with Spanish-based Adamo Telecom Iberia, a subsidiary of the Swedish parent company Bredband Adamo, on Friday 21 October. Read more
24/10/2016
189 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon2020 SME Instrument. Read more
21/10/2016
The European Union, through the Horizon 2020 programme, is investing €45 million in research to combat the outbreak of the Zika virus disease and other emerging infections transmitted by mosquitoes. The significant funding from the EU's research and innovation programme will support research on treatments, diagnostics and vaccines, as well as better risk assessment for Zika. Read more
20/10/2016
The 21st October is the Day of Photonics. It is a time to celebrate photonics that enables the technology in your smart phone, the light in your house, or the healthcare equipment that saves your life. Read more
20/10/2016
Researchers of the EU-funded Sound of Vision project have won the Best Paper Award at XXI CIM, the 21st Colloquium on Music Informatics. The project is working on digital solutions that create and convey an auditory representation of the surrounding environment. This could assist visually impaired people. Read more
20/10/2016
The October 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: celebrating Prizes awarded to FET partners, new FET Open projects,update on quantum expert group, and interesting project news and future events. Read more
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19/10/2016
An EU-funded project aims to boost the competitiveness of Europe's travel industry by developing a cutting-edge cloud services platform capable of pulling together data from millions of service providers. The platform would allow travellers to access more diverse and flexible travel services faster and more securely than is currently possible - simplifying journey planning. Read more
19/10/2016
The European Commission has today launched a public stakeholder consultation which will feed into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding scheme running from 2014 to 2020. This interim evaluation will help improve the functioning of Horizon 2020, and will also be an important element in preparations of a next EU research and innovation programme. Read more
18/10/2016
Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Read more

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