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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

11. Events - MARSS Open Day - 27 September 2015, Mertesdorf, Germany

The MARSS modular plant has demonstrated that it is possible to separate out organic material from rubbish to make a renewable biomass fuel.

RWTH University of Aachen, with its project partner A.R.T. welcomes you to join them at their Open Day on Sunday 27 September 2015 in Mertesdorf, near Trier in Rheinland Pfalz, Germany.

This is the one and only opportunity not only to learn about the innovative MARSS project but also to meet the people behind the project.

This Open Day is an informal event with many attractions for the whole family as well as for the technically minded. Read more

12. Success Stories - Foreseeing the cities of the future?

Photo of Cairo To confront the current challenge of managing a city of 20 million, the Egyptian government has revealed plans earlier this year (2015) to build a new capital city, 45 kilometres east of Cairo. The ambitious project tackles growth over the next 50 years and has been set to adapt to future challenges, including population density and land constraints. Like Cairo, many other metropolises are currently under pressure. Read more

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

13. Success Stories - Renewable packaging from agriculture waste

Close-up of leaves Prof. Emma Master works on new enzymes and proteins that can be used to produce renewable materials from plant fibres. Her findings could boost the biochemical and bioplastics markets. Read more

Friday, 11 September 2015

14. Events - From Digitisation to Preservation, Creative Re-use of Cultural Content and Citizen Participation - 1 October 2015, Granada, Spain

This event, hosted by the Digital Heritage 2015 conference, is a panel discussion involving EU projects RICHES, Civic Epistemologies, E-Space, PREFORMA and the international association Photoconsortium.

Relevant speakers from key European institutions will lead a debate to understand the path towards a more advanced society that makes use of the full potential of digital technologies to foster cultural and societal progress.

This panel is a great occasion for sharing knowledge and best practices. Cultural managers, ICT experts, researchers, service providers and other European projects are warmly invited to attend, for cross-dissemination and networking. Read more

Tuesday, 08 September 2015

15. Events - Adaptation Futures - 10-13 May 2016, Rotterdam the Netherlands

Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA).

In 2016 the European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands co-host the fourth edition.

Adaptation Futures 2016
.. is a conference and market-place for practices and solutions
.. strengthens ties between science and practice
.. engages communities of practice and builds new partnerships
.. links adaptation action to current development, investment, planning

Join on

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16. Research Headlines - Greener composites for greener buildings

Image of external wall panel systemWeather cladding and external wall panels made of flax, jute, and a resin from sugar cane waste? Yes indeed, if you want a durable, low-carbon solution... EU-funded researchers have developed innovative biocomposites based on such materials and demonstrated their potential in construction. Read more

Monday, 07 September 2015

17. Events - Swiss Innovation Briefing - 22 September 2015, Brussels

The aim of the Swiss Innovation Briefing, jointly organised by the Mission of Switzerland to the EU and SwissCore, is to give a Swiss example of disruptive innovation, which entails the introduction of new technologies, products or services in an effort to promote change and to consequently create a competitive advantage.

The focus of this Swiss Innovation Briefing is on disruptive innovation in the food sector with a particular emphasis on coffee and will take place en marge of the Universal Exposition 2015 ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’. The success story behind being one of the biggest coffee exporters and how to make an excellent cup of coffee are central questions tackled during the briefing. Read more

18. Events - Protecting Endangered Elements - 22 September 2015

During this workshop, speakers will explore the importance of raw materials in our everyday life and will discuss what chemistry can do to prevent the scarcity of these elements.

This event will also look at the current state of the Circular Economy Package.

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19. Success Stories - Pioneering power generation from olive mill waste

Photo of green olives EU-funded researchers are looking to commercialise cutting-edge technology that converts toxic olive oil waste into heat and electricity, bringing environmental and economic benefits to some of the most underdeveloped regions of Europe. Read more

20. Success Stories - Making green organic fertiliser from bones

Photo of the recycling plant EU-funded researchers have developed a zero-mission method of recycling organic phosphorous fertiliser from animal bones. They aim to help farmers cut down on chemicals - saving them money and making food production safer and greener. Read more

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