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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1. April 2014 issue of the JRC newsletter

The latest edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published and can be downloaded here. An editorial by Vladimir Šucha, Director General of the JRC since the 1st January 2014, focuses on the JRC's role in the EU's policy making process. While discussing the importance of science-based advice in support of the EU Institutions and Member States throughout the policy cycle, Mr Šucha emphasises the need for scientific excellence and collaboration with the wider research community. [read more]

2. Augmented Reality: Bringing History and the Future to Life

Have you ever wished you had a virtual time machine that could show you how your street looked last century? Or have you wanted to see how your new furniture might look, before you’ve even bought it? Thanks to VENTURI, an EU research project, you can now do just that [read more]

3. EU will offer €20M in prizes for innovators

Published on: 16-April-2014 The European Commission is planning to offer 20 million in prizes for researchers to offer innovative solutions to specific problems. A first pilot prize has been awarded this year to a company hav (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

4. Food intake may affect anger in relationships

We know that the food we eat affects our health and energy levels, but could it also affect our relationships? A new study published this week suggests that low levels of glucose in the blood may increase anger and aggression between spouses. Teams at Ohio State University, Columbus, the University of Kentucky and the University of North Carolina recruited 107 married couples and equipped them with blood glucose meters, voodoo dolls, and 51 pins to record their glucose and anger levels over time. Science magazine reports that for 21 days, the couples used the meters to measure their glucose levels each morning before breakfast and each evening before bed. [read more]

5. Research Headlines - International horizons in crop breeding

Today, we are faced with the challenge of providing safe, nutritious and affordable food for the world's ever increasing population. [read more]

6. Success Stories - Digitising the past

Although millions of books are scanned and put online every year, making old documents and texts available on the web is a difficult and painstaking process. [read more]

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

7. Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn welcomes EP adoption of €22 billion Innovation Investment Package

European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 April 2014 European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn has welcomed today's adoption by the European Parliament of a package of public-private and public-public research partnerships worth up to €22 billion. [read more]

8. EU project explores the potential of clusters for cross-sector innovation

Clusters are regional hubs of competences in a given industry or technology branch, representing a critical mass of actors from R&D, industry and other institutional contexts. They are seen as an essential trigger in innovation policy to make European SMEs more competitive. Maintaining and improving the competitiveness of clusters in Europe is the core aim of CLUSTRAT, an EU-backed project. Quality validation date: 2014-04-15 [read more]

9. Eurostars approved as part of EU Innovation Investment package

Published on: 15-April-2014 On the occasion of the last plenary sitting of the European Parliament before the European elections, the next phase of Eurostars under Horizon 2020 has received full (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

10. Investing in partnerships in research and innovation

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 April 2014 Why is the EU funding research and innovation partnerships with the private sector and Member States under Horizon 2020? Research and innovation are critical to create new, better paid and more durable jobs and sustainable economic growth, to improve quality of life and... [read more]

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