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19/12/2014
A new European Union loan guarantee facility for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been launched in Portugal. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Portuguese bank Banco BPI today signed the first "InnovFin SME Guarantee" agreement in the country. Read more
19/12/2014
An internal clock determines many of our bodily functions. The same is true for tumour cells, EU-funded research suggests. This discovery could point the way to a more efficient, personalised approach to cancer treatment. Read more
19/12/2014
Earthquakes can cause huge devastation. An EU-funded project has developed a seismic hazard model that engineers can use to assess how the ground may shake in the event of an earthquake in Europe or Turkey. This will allow engineers to design more earthquake-resistant buildings where needed, with the aim of reducing damage and saving lives. Read more
19/12/2014
Climate change poses new challenges for farmers, and for the scientists who try to predict its effects. An EU-funded researcher has developed a computer model for better predictions of environmental impacts on crops and communities. Read more
18/12/2014
On 9 December 2014, the EIT announced the the pan-European consortium RawMatTERS as the winner of the 2014 Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) in the area of Raw Materials. RawMatTERS plans to address serious raw materials supply challenges that the EU is facing. The KIC covers the whole value chain including sustainable exploration, extraction, processing, recycling and substitution, and brings together more than 100 partners from 20 EU Member States. Read more
18/12/2014
We are looking for your ideas and help in identifying which research and innovation areas attract most interest from innovators and innovation users and how to stimulate developers and providers of innovative solutions to engage in projects of greater ambition in terms of scope, scale and impact. Read more
From 13/01/2015 to 14/01/2015
Hotel Le Plaza - Boulevard Adolphe Max 118-126, 1000 Brussels
The High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials will be held on 13 January 2015 in Brussels. It will be followed by a Brokerage event on the Raw Materials relevant topics of Horizon 2020 on 14 January 2015. Read more
18/12/2014
What is the Fast Track to Innovation Pilot and to whom is it targeted? Which type of innovation activities can be supported? What is the level of funding that eligible consortiums can obtain? Learn this and so much more via this promotional leaflet! Read more
From 15/06/2015 to 17/06/2015
Riga, Latvia

First Innovative Enterprise week “Access to Finance for Research, Innovation and SMEs 2015” is a 3-day international conference on:

  • the political answer to the macroeconomic situation
  • ways to boost growth, jobs and competitiveness through innovation, including the investment Plan for the EU
  • how the financial instruments, facilities and accompanying measures launched under Horizon 2020 can enhance access to finance for research, innovation and SMEs
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17/12/2014
While many of us are used to checking transport schedules on our smartphones, the i-TOUR app, created by EU-funded researchers, goes much further. It advises which form of transport is most appropriate to get from A to B in large urban areas wherever you are in Europe, and takes into account personal preferences, weather and changing circumstances. The i-TOUR team is currently discussing how to take the idea to the market. Read more

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