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The EURIPIDES² Board - gathering large companies, SMEs and research institutes - has approved a new member from Canada, C2MI – MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre, on November 26th 2015. Based in Bromont, Quebec, C2MI is a world-class innovation centre accelerating the commercialization of next-generation electronic products. [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Climate change is the "defining challenge of our age", according to UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. It threatens people’s lives and drives them away from their homes in search of a better and safer life elsewhere. An innovative COST Action took up the challenge and decided to tackle the emerging phenomenon of ‘climate migration’. Key findings of a fruitful four-year international collaboration will be presented this week at the 2015 UNFCCC COP21, in Paris. [read more]
Researchers and innovators from Tunisia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other 13 associated countries. The agreement associating Tunisia to Horizon 2020 is being signed today by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Chiheb Bouden, Tunisian Minister for High Education and Scientific Research. [read more]
Healthcare in Africa faces many challenges; HIV and reproductive health are just two examples. The EU-funded AFRICA BUILD project set up an education, training and knowledge-sharing portal for African health researchers that helped build local capacities, facilitate learning and enhance collaboration between Africa and Europe. [read more]
Top football clubs in four EU countries are about to kick-off a health and fitness programme to help their larger fans become more active, less sedentary and lose weight. EU-funded researchers aim to expand the programme to the rest of Europe if the approach leads to healthier, more active lifestyles. [read more]
EUROGIA2020, the EUREKA Cluster for low carbon energy technologies, is organising an information day and brokerage event on December 11, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. Representatives from the Turkish Research Council TUBITAK will be present to answer questions about national funding schemes on the spot, while CARDTEK and other industry representatives will showcase the added value of EUROGIA2020 and other EUREKA Clusters. [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
The European Continuous-Wave gyrotron prototype has successfully passed the final Factory Acceptance Tests – an important sign of progress. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
This month Commissioner Moedas' first mission to Latin America, 12th EU-China Joint Steering Committee in Beijing, EU-Africa cooperation and much more... [read more]
The TOPTEN ACT project will help consumers make environmentally conscious purchases by selecting and presenting Europe's most energy efficient products across a number of categories. Goods will be analysed from the 16 national Topten websites, which showcase the best performing models in each country. [read more]
The aerospace, medical technologies and automotive sectors have very high manufacturing costs because of the complexity of the parts involved, the low volumes produced and the price of raw materials. EU-funded researchers are building a solution that almost sounds too good to be true: a fast, energy-efficient combined subtractive and additive manufacturing machine that produces metal parts for lower cost than its traditional counterparts. [read more]