Items 1-10 of 25 – Page:
Monday, 25 August 2014
1. Research Headlines - Improving public health in Europe through better air quality information
PASODOBLE project has developed a European-wide system, called 'Myair', to deliver essential air quality data to environmental officials, doctors and hospitals, as well as to the public at large.
Friday, 22 August 2014
2. Research Headlines - Setting common standards to boost smart metering
One of the innovations expected to help Europe reduce its energy use and cut emissions is the smart meter, which shows exactly how much gas and electricity is being used in real time. Various smart meters have been produced in recent years, but the widespread introduction of advanced metering infrastructures has been blocked by the lack of widely accepted open standards to ensure the interoperability of systems and devices.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
3. Events - European Youth Digital Summit - 28 August 2014, Bucharest, Romania
European Digital Youth Summit (EDYS) will bring together over 100 specialists, young people and representatives of public and academic institutions, NGOs, mass media and companies from 14 countries (France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Iceland and Turkey).
The event is organized by GEYC and the Chamber of Deputies under the patronage of the European Parliament and will take place at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania. The summit will tackle important topics for European young people such as digital behavior and employment, trying to find realistic solutions to raise employability and to encourage digital entrepreneurship.
Monday, 18 August 2014
4. Research Headlines - Ensuring electronic components are the real deal
Cars in Europe are consuming an increasing amount of energy. Reducing the weight of vehicles by using lighter materials, however, would radically decrease their demand for fuel, while at the same time lessening their impact on the environment and lowering costs.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
5. Events - 5th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress - 31 August - 4 September 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
The biannual EuCheMS Chemistry Congress is a major scientific event where the latest progress in all areas of chemistry will be presented by eminent speakers from all over the world. Two of the highlights of this 5th edition of the ECC will be the European Commission Joint Research Centre session as well as a session with Prof. Bourguignon, President of the European Research Council.
6. Events - MOWE-IT Regional Conference - 4-16 September 2014, LONDON, BERLIN, THESSALONIKI
To celebrate the end of a successful project after two years of running, MOWE-IT team will present its final findings and recommendations in a series of three Regional Conferences, open to all stakeholders in the field of transport, logistics, risk management and safety, and attended by high-level business and academic experts.
Depending on the location, the conferences will focus on different transport modes at the time:
•4-5 September, London, UK. Specific research areas: Rail and Waterborne transport – Agenda – Regional Conference London
•8 – 9 September, Berlin, Germany.
Monday, 11 August 2014
7. Research Headlines - Early detection of fires to protect cultural sites
Fires can have a devastating impact on invaluable archaeological and cultural sites. These areas are often at greater risk of fires because they are commonly surrounded by vegetation or situated close to forest regions. Early detection, however, can significantly reduce the potential damage fires cause.
Friday, 08 August 2014
8. Events - Priorities for developing the UK space sector - infrastructure, regulation, innovation and collabora - 12 March 2015, London, UK
This conference will focus on the future of the space industry in the UK, particularly in relation to what more can be done to support enterprise, growth, inward investment and exports across the sector.
An important context for the discussion will be Government's focus on satellite and space technologies as part of the recent eight great technologies commitment. The discussion is also timed to assess next steps for Government's Space Growth Action Plan, and what more Government can do to provide a competitive regulatory environment, develop space capabilities and facilitate international collaboration.
Thursday, 07 August 2014
9. Success Stories - Viral attack: defenceless oysters
Oysters are being wiped out in Europe. But can science save them? In southwest France, oyster farmers say they have good reason to fear for their livelihoods. Scientists at a European research project are trying to identify and neutralise the elusive oyster killers.
Wednesday, 06 August 2014
10. Research Headlines - Interactive linking of climate data from multiple sources
Policymakers and planners trying to solve the complex problems often resort to modelling software - programs that attempt to predict and even simulate the likely results of policy initiatives. While such software has been around for years, it tends to be sector-specific, focused for example on climate science, energy economics or agriculture. To date, providing useful modelling based on data from multiple areas of environmental activity has remained limited.
Items 1-10 of 25 – Page: