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Whilst technology-driven innovation has been a fundamental contributor to the prosperity of Europe, the recognition is emerging that design-driven, non-technological innovation is now also a route to competitiveness. The economic significance of design is based on its potential as an enabler to create reliable, desirable, user-driven products and services that are ecologically and economically responsible. Design is not just about the way things look, it is also about the way they work. Design creates value and contributes to competitiveness, prosperity, and well-being in Europe. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 July 2016 Spanning seven years (2014 to 2020) and working with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. Today, the European Commission confirmed the calls and other actions of the second year of... [read more]
The aim of the ETFA 2016 conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners from the industry and academia and provide them with a platform to report on recent advances and developments in the newly emerging areas of technology, as well as actual and potential applications to industrial and factory automation. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The first Toroidal Field coil has arrived from Europe to the JT-60SA site in Naka, Japan, where its assembly will soon begin. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
In line with the Commission's ambition to move towards low and zero-emission vehicles, the JRC has developed an online tool to help citizens estimate fuel costs and CO2 emissions of their daily commute or holiday trips by car, for instance. [read more]
Inspired by nature, researchers and industry have teamed up to find new environmentally-friendly processes converting agricultural waste biomass into novel ingredients for industrial and consumer products such as a bio-based glue, domestic cleaners and beauty products. [read more]
Source: European Research Council
The EU's Horizon 2020 research funding programme has now a more specific set of rules on research integrity to be followed by beneficiaries. This is thanks to the new provisions in the Horizon 2020 Model Grant Agreement. [read more]
The EU-funded TelliSys project has designed a new, environmentally-friendly, volume-optimised, intermodal transport system for the European transport sector. It is already available on the market. [read more]
Take a look at the growing science of generating tailor-made bones to transplant into humans. Traditional transplants have been around for many years, but the procedure would be so much easier if doctors could easily regenerate specific bone tissue for an individual patient. [read more]