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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]
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]
A new European Union loan guarantee facility for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has launched in Portugal. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Portuguese bank Banco BPI signed today the first 'InnovFin SME Guarantee' agreement in the country. The agreement supports up to €200 million of lending over the next two years to innovative companies in Portugal. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
EU-funded researchers have assessed the impact of climate and land-use change on deforestation in the Amazon and put forward policy recommendations designed to ensure the long term sustainability of this vast ecosystem. [read more]
Published on: 18-December-2014 A roadshow-like series of local information sessions, the Eurostars-2 Info Days, will be organised by the national authorities involved in the programme. The event orga (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
The goal of the conference is to examine the possibility of identifying a small set of bridging laws linking neuronal codes to identified cognitive computations. We specifically focus on how the brain represents and manipulates quantities, probabilities, objects and symbols, and uses them to perform high-level cognitive inferences and confidence judgements. Application for the conference is now open. Early registration deadline: 22 January 2015 Regular registration deadline: 16 February 2015 Registration includes abstract submission and poster presentation [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
This edition of the ERA newsletter focuses on gender in research, a timely topic coming in the wake of the 2014 ERA Progress Report. [read more]