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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
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]
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 30 November 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 On the eve of World AIDS Day, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for International Cooperation and... [read more]
It is with great pleasure to announce the European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future” that will take place at the COP21 in Paris. At the event distinguished speakers will highlight the critical role of research and innovation in making the transition to a low-carbon future happen. The speakers panel include: • Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice-President for the Energy Union • Carlos Moedas, European Commission Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) • Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, founding Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) • Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics (LSE) • Peter Bakker, President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development The flagship event will take place on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, from 18.30 to 20. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
EU-funded researchers are advancing a novel form of cancer therapy described as a 'magic bullet' against certain types of tumours. Their work promises to lead to more personalised and effective treatments for breast, ovarian and other forms of cancer over the coming years. [read more]
About 300 million people in 75 tropical and sub-tropical countries are infected with Schistosoma flatworms, which cause a debilitating disease. An EU-funded project looked into a new way of fighting the parasites: tackling specific enzymes in the worms to modify gene expression and stop their development in its tracks. [read more]
People born with dwarfism (achondroplasia) can also have problems with the spine, breathing and hearing. An EU-funded project developed a protein that can potentially restore growth in those affected by the genetic mutation that leads to dwarfism. [read more]