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E.g., 15-12-2017
E.g., 15-12-2017
  • Image of man writing the words "data analysis"
    The EU-funded LONGPOP project will train young researchers in the skills needed to fully exploit big data. With a focus on social change, the researchers will be able to apply the knowledge and techniques learnt to helping welfare systems prepare for the years ahead.
  • The EIT Newsletter brings you the latest news on EIT Community events, achievements and opportunities.
  • Porto4Ageing, a Reference Site and Partner Plus of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, launched a mobile app which enables a self-assessment of how frail you are.
  • Norbert Kuipers, who won the EIT Innovators Award 2016, has now won the MBR Global Water Award in Dubai. Norbert and the team from TNO won for their MemPower® product, which uses renewable sources of energy such as solar and residual heat to produce very pure water by membrane distillation. An exciting aspect of this is that MemPower® produces but consumes no electricity, while at the same time safe drinking water and electricity can be produced from sea water.
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2017 Prizes Winners announced
    The Marie Sklodowska Curie prize winners were announced at the MSCA 2017 Presidency Conference, “Mobility takes research further” on Thursday 11th by Director General, Education and Culture of the European Commission Martine Reicherts.
  • Image of children in a school canteen
    School meals don't matter only to kids and their parents. Like other services within the scope of public sector food procurement, they also matter economically. Determination to source produce locally and sustainably can make all the difference to a region's farmers, as can labels protecting its specialities. An EU-funded project is connecting the dots.
  • At the 2017 Paris International Air show, for the first time, the European Commission and Clean Sky will be hosting a joint stand where you can enjoy daily information sessions, hardware showcase, multimedia project information, overview of the opportunities offered by the European Union to aviation industry, researchers, universities and SMEs, and much more. European Commission and Clean Sky look forward to welcoming you at Hall 2b, booth G125
  • Cartoon image of phone and shops
    School meals don't matter only to kids and their parents. Like other services within the scope of public sector food procurement, they also matter economically. Determination to source produce locally and sustainably can make all the difference to a region's farmers, as can labels protecting its specialities. An EU-funded project is connecting the dots.
  • Logo Silver Economy Awards
    The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy. If you offer such a solution and you represent a public authority, non-for-profit or for profit organisation, you can apply from 8 June until 15 November 2017.
  • Image of woman holding apple
    Researchers at the Institute of Soil Science and Cultivation in the Polish town of Pulawy have set out to promote the bioeconomy and its benefits in the region. Their work is backed by funding from the EU's ERA Chairs initiative.

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