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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

1. Increasing impact from publicly funded research - Lessons from the bioeconomy - 28 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Join us to discuss how to ensure that publicly funded bioeconomy research has a positive impact on society in the European Parliament on 28 June. The Dinner Debate will be hosted by Lieve Wierinck MEP. This event will give you the opportunity to debate the barriers to achieving impact from research results, the most appropriate ways to support result commercialisation, and the necessary features of the Horizon 2020 follow-up programme. [read more]

2. Mainstreaming resource efficiency in manufacturing value chains - 15 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Increasing global consumption and climate change put pressure on our current economic model. Today around 50% of costs in the manufacturing sector are related to raw materials, energy and water used in industrial processes. Optimising the use of resources is therefore one of the main challenges the manufacturing industry is facing today. But improving resource efficiency is not only crucial from an environmental point of view; it also proves highly profitable for the economic competitiveness of manufacturing industries. [read more]

3. OPTICS final public event - "Is Safety Research Making us Safer?" - 12-13 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium

OPTICS project's final public event will be held on June 12-13, 2017 in Brussels at EUROCONTROL. The event will address the key question, “Is safety research making us safer?”. OPTICS FINAL DISSEMINATION EVENT — IS SAFETY RESEARCH MAKING US SAFER? Presenters from the European Commission, EASA, FAA, NASA, SESAR, the European Passenger Federation, Future Sky Safety and EUROCONTROL, along with representatives from each main segment of the aviation spectrum – airlines, airports, air traffic organisations, and airframe manufacturers – will address this key question, highlighting some of the key research results and ongoing research activities that aim to ensure we not only remain the safest mode of transport, but continue to improve safety even as capacity and aerial vehicle diversity increase. [read more]

4. Research Headlines - Tritium-extracting solution decontaminates nuclear waste

EU-funded researchers have been recognised for their ground-breaking work on recovering and reusing waste material in nuclear fusion reactors. They developed and demonstrated new membrane technologies capable of decontaminating waste and extracting valuable tritium for re-use. [read more]

Monday, 22 May 2017

5. Research Headlines - Behind the wall: uncovering the effectiveness of migration policy

Comprehensive new databases of migration flows and policy data since World War II highlight how some policy choices have had unintended effects. [read more]

6. Success Stories - Ready to wear electronics

Scientists at a research facility in the German city of Berlin dream of clothing that produces energy as we walk. They have combined very different nanomaterials into so-called energy harvesters. [read more]

Friday, 19 May 2017

7. Research Headlines - Buy locally, buy quality: sustainability in public food procurement

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. [read more]

Thursday, 18 May 2017

8. Europe has manufactured the most high-tech magnet in history!

The core of ITER’s first Toroidal Field coil is ready thanks to F4E and its industrial partners [read more]

9. Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A Science Policy Dialogue - 16 October 2017, Brussels, EU Commission, CHARLEMAGNE building

This one day conference will serve to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Nutrition and Security (FNS). The conference will provide a stakeholder platform for a science policy dialogues to assess the current state of European research, innovation and investment, and explore furture needs relevant to: • Sustainable and healthy nutrition; • climate-resilience and environmental sustainability; • circularity and resource efficienty; and • food system innovation and empowerment of communities. The conference is free of charge and will be open to researchers, policy makers, funders and investors, policy makers and public authorities, industry, entrepreneurs, students and civil society representatives. [read more]

10. Research Headlines - Smartphone solutions for smarter, greener urban mobility

If the arrival of spring is not enough to get you out walking and cycling, an EU-funded initiative is launching a number of mobile applications offering incentives to lead a more active lifestyle, reduce urban congestion and fight pollution. [read more]

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