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09/06/2016
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research & Innovation (DG RTD) is investigating how crowdfunding and other forms of alternative finance could support research and innovation (R&I). Read more
29/06/2016
Brussels

Digital transformation presents a new set of challenges that require novel approaches to integrate new technologies including internet of things, cloud computing, cybersecurity and big data.

Engage and learn how senior level executives are making the digital shift in the energy, manufacturing and transport sectors.

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17/06/2016
Stockholm

ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Research Area and Canada in science, technology and innovation (STI) with a broad range of activities and on several levels: policy dialogue, programme cooperation and researcher mobility.

With their information sessions in Europe and Canada, ERA-Can+ partners are helping Canadian researchers access potential sources of European funding and vice versa.

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08/06/2016
The European Commission is awarding nearly €36 million to 16 innovative projects under the fourth round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) scheme, run under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020. Read more
screen shots of the MUSES project
06/06/2016
The user is perceived as the weakest link in IT security. More often than not risky user behaviour finds its roots in simple ignorance. The necessity to proactively engage the user on IT security has become acute with recent developments in the corporate world, such as the introduction of mobile technologies or the Bring Your Own Device trend. Project MUSES has developed the prototype of a software that provides security guidance to the user by offering real-time, context-based recommendations. Read more
03/06/2016
European and Mexican researchers will work together on tapping into new sources of geothermal energy in the context of GEMex, an international project that was selected in a joint call launched by the European Union and Mexico. Read more
03/06/2016
The European Union has joined Mission Innovation, a global initiative on clean energy, at its inaugural ministerial meeting in San Francisco on 1-2 June. This initiative was launched at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Paris with the aim of reinvigorating and accelerating public and private global clean energy innovation. Read more
03/06/2016
A promising stem cell treatment for diabetic kidney disease will be assessed in a clinical trial run by the EU-funded project NEPHSTROM. The trial is one of a series of steps to determine whether the treatment is effective and safe for patients with this life-threatening condition. Read more
03/06/2016
By comparing urban dynamics in Lebanon, Israel and Palestine, this ambitious European-funded research project mapped inter-ethnic relations in contested cities throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. Its findings are intended to help policymakers understand the situation and could empower them to implement change. Read more
03/06/2016
Many everyday products contain petrochemicals derived from oil or natural gas. This comes at a price in terms of environmental impact and global warming. The EU-funded MORE project has developed systems that help to improve resource efficiency in chemical processing plants, and they are already saving energy and costs in several plants. Read more

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