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Friday, 28 August 2015

1. Research Headlines - Unlocking new recharging solutions for electric cars

The EU-funded FASTINCHARGE project is designing a more practical and efficient means of recharging electric vehicles (EV). In doing so, the project aims to make electric vehicles more appealing to consumers - helping car makers become more competitive. [read more]

2. Success Stories - An online design platform for intelligent manufacturing

The Manutelligence project is creating an online platform for manufacturing companies that aims to boost efficiency when designing a new service or product. The platform will also enable the reuse and optimisation of designs and close the gap between design, manufacturing and testing. [read more]

Thursday, 27 August 2015

3. Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Catalyst for a European Industrial Renaissance - 28 September 2015, Essen, Germany

During this conference, the SCOT (Smart CO2 Transformation) project team will present its Vision on Carbon Dioxide Utilisation (CDU) and the Strategic European Research Agenda for Europe. The floor is opened to the views of high level speakers from politics and industry. We expect plenty of discussions, and welcome you to take part in it. SCOT wants to hear the voices of all participants. Break-out sessions in smaller groups promise intense knowledge exchange and discussions on the various aspects of CDU. This is the place to hear about the latest developments on Carbon Dioxide Utilisation and help shape the future of CDU in Europe. Your input during the conference will directly feed into the final Vision and strategic European Research Agenda that will be presented to the European Commission. [read more]

4. Research Headlines - A safer, cheaper, greener Li-ion for electric cars

An EU-funded project has developed innovative components, chemical technologies and manufacturing processes for cheaper, more-dependable and greener Lithium-ion batteries. These breakthroughs promise to boost competitiveness among European battery and electric vehicle manufacturers. [read more]

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

5. Innovate UK funding helps Magnomatics attract interest from major vehicle manufacturers in fuel-efficient magnetic power transmission.

A gearbox without gears is about as innovative as it gets, especially when there is no physical contact between the moving parts. But that is whatMagnomaticsis offering its customers, along with significant fuel savings. [read more]

6. Research Headlines - Pumped up about heat pumps

Buildings account for some 40% of the EU's energy consumption and CO2 emissions. More than half of them are residential, often with plenty of room for energy efficiency gains. An SME-led project funded by the EU has developed an innovative heating solution specifically for existing single-family homes. It expects this system to be on sale within a year. [read more]

7. Success Stories - Community level health insurance: does it work?

Community-based health insurance schemes are often supported as a route to universal health coverage in countries such as India, with limited public funds. But without government subsidies or technical support, such schemes are unlikely to achieve their objectives, as EU-funded researchers have found out. [read more]

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

8. Research Headlines - A blueprint for an EU approach to a changing world order

Dramatic changes are underway in global politics. An EU-funded project aims to help Europe's policymakers respond in a way that ensures European values and objectives continue to influence the evolution of global norms and policies. [read more]

9. Success Stories - Saving water through effective knowledge sharing

Freely accessible online tools to enable sustainable and efficient water resource management are being developed by the EU-funded SWITCH-ON project. The initiative is currently building a web portal to host innovations such as a virtual water-science laboratory, product marketing point and meeting place. [read more]

10. The EU at Expo Milano 2015 - EXPO 2015, Dietary strategies for a healthy ageing

See the presentations from the workshop about past and future EU-funded research projects that are helping researchers to understand the older population’s nutritional needs. [read more]

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