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From 15/06/2015 to 19/06/2015
Take part in shaping Europe’s sustainable energy future: This year's EU Sustainable Energy Week will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015. Read more
23/01/2015
Have your say on how to make the most out of Earth observation! Read more
23/01/2015
Tales of invincible ‘super rats’ sweeping across towns and cities are no longer so far from the truth. There are around 60 billion rats on the planet – eight rats for every human! One pair can produce 3 650 young in a year, and each new generation is more resistant than the last to every pest controller’s most powerful weapon: rat poison. Read more
From 18/05/2015 to 20/05/2015
Ghent, Belgium
An ALTER-Net conference in collaboration with the European Commission under the auspices of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Please join us for an international conference on Nature-Based Solutions to Societal Challenges. Relevant to research in many disciplines and communities, to EU policies and to practitioners, this event offers rich possibilities to share, learn and connect. Read more
20/02/2015
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

'Destination Europe' events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working in Europe.

They are a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States.

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20/01/2015
European researchers report a breakthrough technique paving the way for the first-ever stem cell-derived brain cell transplantations in people with Parkinson’s disease. Meanwhile, research on brain cell reprogramming is moving towards potential application for Huntington’s disease. Read more
12/02/2015
San José, California

'Destination Europe' events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working in Europe.

It is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States.

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19/01/2015
EU-funded researchers have developed a driver’s seat and seatbelt from smart textiles that measure heart and breathing rates. Detecting if drivers are showing signs of fatigue behind the wheel and somehow alerting them to the fact, the system could prevent thousands of fatalities every year. Read more
26/02/2015
Brussels
The workshop, organized by the University of Bologna in collaboration with the office of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Brussels, aims to discuss the contribution of SSH in the joint effort of the scientific community towards the interdisciplinarity required by the Horizon 2020 programme, as well as the impact and valorization of SSH research. Read more
16/01/2015
The European Commission is today announcing eight research projects into Ebola that will be funded with a total of €215 million. These projects will develop vaccines and rapid diagnostic tests, which are key to overcoming the current Ebola crisis.
The projects are run under the new Ebola+ programme of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and funded jointly by the European Commission and the European pharmaceutical industry. Read more

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