TRA is the largest Transport Research and Innovation Conference in Europe.This biennial event brings together all the stakeholders of the transport system. It enables researchers, industries and public bodies to be closer to each other and provides a forum where they can exchange with policy makers on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces.
Research team from the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement in France, led by Prof Alexandre Dumont, won the first €1 million Horizon Birth Day Prize for their work that has cut the number of deaths of new mothers in hospitals in Mali and Senegal by as much as a third.
Theory, experiment and applications of bio-inspired magnetic systems - a thematic workshop focusing on the magnetically actuated and controlled microscopic systems enabling a range of actions at Low Reynolds number.
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is organising an Information Day for the 2018 Call for Proposals for two new Innovation Communities: EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility.
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The European Commission has published a new booklet showing a few examples where EU support for research and innovation is making a real difference in the lives of citizens and society as a whole. It is aimed at all age groups so everyone can understand the good work EU funding can do.
The EIT and the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development are organising an ‘EIT Awareness Day’ in Belgrade with the aim of raising awareness among relevant national stakeholders on the activities of the EIT Community and in particular of collaboration opportunities.
The winning consortia, including also university labs and research centres, should scale up existing research for the benefit of the cybersecurity of the Digital Single Market, with solutions that can be marketable. The experience collected in the selected projects will contribute to the design of the future competence network which will include a European Cybersecurity Research and Competence Centre.
The independent High-Level Group of Innovators advising the European Commission has published its recommendations on how a European Innovation Council (EIC) should fund and nurture breakthrough innovation from start-up to scale-up.
In their report, entitled 'Europe is back: Accelerating breakthrough innovation', they recommend that a future EIC provides simplified and flexible financing, tailor-made for the needs of the innovator and which incentivises private investment for rapid scaling u