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Last update: 22 August 2014
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Natural Products & Biocontrol 2014

24-26 September 2014, Perpignan, France

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The activity of biocontrol products depend on numerous biotic interactions implying secondary metabolisms. The Natural Products and Biocontrol Congress covers the whole research about the natural components involved in biocontrol processes.

The natural compounds involved in interactions are exogene to the plant (active components of a vegetal extract, microbial metabolite, pheromons) or endogene (produced by a plant in response of an elicitor). Therefore the Congress also covers the research in the vegetal response to elicitors and phytostimulus. It is opened to scientists, technicians, industrials whose research are centred on biocontrol and natural products. The main points of the event open conferences, scientific presentations (spoken or displayed), one to one , discussions.


ExpeER International Conference 2014

24-25 September 2014, Paris

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The Earth's rapidly changing environment is putting critical ecosystem services at risk. There are many challenges involved in understanding global environmental changes, and in providing societies with the policy-relevant knowledge base to deal with them. These challenges will reach across many aspects of scientific endeavour.

In this context the Experimentation in Ecosystem Research conference will provide a platform for discussions on cutting-edge technological tools, large-scale integrative experimental design, technical constraints, data access and last but not least ecosystem modelling. The conference will attract speakers and delegates from around the world and will offer opportunities to reinforce global cooperation. Main topics Grand challenges: With the current set of Experimental Research infrastructures in ecosystem science, do we have the capacity to tackle the grand challenges of today and tomorrow? In vitro and in natura : How realistic are they, and how they can be better linked? Technologies: Which emerging technologies could enhance (or are needed for) the performance and services offered by our RIs? Data: Towards an e-infrastructure for ecosystem research - challenges and opportunities Modelling: How accurate is our capacity to forecast and upscale, and what is missing? How can we communicate uncertainty? How do we strike the right balance between modelling and experiments?


CO2-based Chemicals Production using Industrial Biotechnology

24 September 2014, Lyon, France

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The BIO-TIC project has organised this workshop with the aim to identify technological, non-technological and market hurdles for the uptake of industrial biotechnology in CO2 based chemicals production and develop recommendations and solutions to overcome the identified hurdles. Input from market, policy and technological experts is crucial to help us develop recommendations which best answer the needs of industry and further build on the roadmaps.

CO2 is increasingly being considered by many as a commodity rather than a waste product. The largest current use for CO2 is currently in enhanced oil recovery. However, CO2 holds great potential as a feedstock for chemicals production using IB processes, especially in the EU where the research base is strong and where there is an abundance of CO2 available. CO2 is not part of the food chain so avoids any issues over food v fuel. However, public perception, and logistical and cost challenges in terms of CO2 transport and distribution could hamper the potential of CO2 to be used for chemicals and substantial R&D is needed to bring many opportunities to fruition.


CO2 Utilization: What are the bottlenecks and how can they be tackled through EU policy?

26 September 2014, Lyon, France

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SCOT (Smart CO2 Transformation) is a project to develop the Strategic European Research Agenda aimed at improving the technical and economic performance of emerging CO2 transformation technologies.

It gathers five regions which are strongly committed and already well advanced in this emerging area of CO2 utilization (Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and UK) and it is the first ever European initiative in the field of CO2 utilization strategy. While we prepare our Joint Action Plan and the Strategic Research Agenda, we want to gather stakeholder views on what are the key policy bottlenecks and their potential solutions. Thus, you are invited to register for this event and engage in the discussion.


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Events earlier this year

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MVML 2014 - International Conference on Machine Vision and Machine Learning

14-15 August 2014, Prague, Czech Republic

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The International Conference on Machine Vision and Machine Learning (MVML) is a specialized conference covering many different topics related to theories and applications of computer vision and machine learning


MHCI 2014 - 2nd International Conference on Multimedia and Human-Computer Interaction

14-15 August 2014, Prague, Czech Republic

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The International Conference on Multimedia and Human-Computer Interaction (MHCI) is a specialized conference covering many different topics related to theories and applications of multimedia and human-computer interaction


ICMEM 2014 - 3rd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

14-15 August 2014, Prague, Czech Republic

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ICMEM is a comprehensive conference covering various topics of Mechanical Engineering (Fluid and Solid Mechanics), Robotics, Aerospace, and Mechatronics. We believe inclusive and wide-ranging conferences such as ICMEM can have significant impacts by bringing together experts from the different and often separated fields of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics. By bringing together these fields, it helps create unique opportunities for collaborations and shaping new ideas for experts and researchers.


ICBES 2014 - International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems

14-15 August 2014, Prague, Czech Republic

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The International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems (ICBES) is a specialized conference covering many different topics related to theories and applications of biomedical sciences and engineering.


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