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Published on: 22-December-2014 Head of EUREKA Secretariat, Pedro de Sampaio Nunes and Eurostars Programme Manager, Michel Vanavermaete together with Peter Droell, Acting Director, Innovation and ERA and Maria Kayamanidou from DG (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
The European Science Foundation (ESF) was commissioned by the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA) to conduct an evaluation of OTKA in the five-year period 2009 – 2013. The scope of the evaluation included an assessment of OTKA’s governance and management structures, its funding portfolio... [read more]
Source: European Science Foundation
Starting in January 2015, OpenAIRE2020 will monitor H2020 research outputs and help to spread H2020's scientific publications. [read more]
The role of the media in guaranteeing that citizens have the information and tools they need to fully engage with democratic processes has been put into the spotlight in recent years. While the freedom of journalists and media organisations to report the truth has largely been taken for granted in democratic societies, new challenges and difficulties are raising new questions about how these freedoms can remain resilient. [read more]
This edition of CORDIS Express explores EU-funded research focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as related news and events. [read more]
Higher market prices and the recovery of some fish stocks helped the EU fishing fleet to again improve its profitability in 2012. Despite the economic crisis and less fish being landed, economic performance has more than doubled over the last 5 years, from 3.2% net profit in 2008 to 6.6% in 2012. [read more]
The final issue of the HEALTHY FUTURES (Health, environmental change and adaptive capacity) project newsletter is now available and can be downloaded from the project’s website: www.healthyfutures.eu. [read more]
Giancarlo Tomarchio, coordinator of the FCPOWEREDRBS project, explains how fuel cells can represent a real alternative to standard power sources. [read more]
Since the start of the Ebola crisis, the EU has quickly mobilised €24.4 million from Horizon 2020, its research and innovation programme, via an exceptional procedure. Five projects are being funded, including a trial of the most advanced vaccine against Ebola being developed by GSK (with an EU financial contribution €15.1 million). This vaccine is already being tested in humans, with very promising results being seen so far. Other projects will study the potential therapeutic effect on Ebola patients of an existing treatment against influenza, plasma from survivors, and serum from antibody-producing horses. [read more]
Retrofitting a district is quite different from retrofitting a single building: the technological challenges involved are far greater. [read more]