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Controlling water quality in the age of pollution and natural disasters An international project uniting researchers from France and Switzerland allowed for the development of a complete monitoring solution for the quality of our most important resource: water. [read more]
Source: EUREKA Success stories
Source: European Science Foundation
The EU, like every territory in the world, is exposed to an array of potential crises and disasters. A crisis can be caused by anything from climate change and failures in infrastructure to terrorist and cyber attacks. In recent years, different coordination mechanisms, such as the EU emergency and crisis coordination arrangements (EU-CCA), have been set up to enhance the EU's crisis management capacity. Quality validation date: 2014-07-29 [read more]
Published on: 29-July-2014 The Federal cabinet of Germany adopted the Strategy of the Federal government on the European Research Area (ERA) on July 16th, 2014, which makes Germany the first EU Member State to pro (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Passionate about the future of health care? Looking to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding, network with potential partners and discuss ideas? Come to Florence for ICT Proposers' Day 2014 and sign up to the Health Data & Modelling and ICT for Integrated Care Networking Sessions! [read more]
Researchers and innovators from Europe and India have teamed up to enhance cooperation and tackle innovation challenges through two FP7-funded projects, INNO INDIGO and INDIGO POLICY. The projects, which both began in November 2013, both aim to develop transnational and bilateral EU-India science, technology and innovation (STI) cooperation. They will build on the work of previous project called NEW INDIGO, which successfully implemented schemes for EU-India transnational calls for proposals (New INDIGO Partnership Programme) and offered a platform for stakeholders to discuss research policies. Quality validation date: 2014-07-29 [read more]
New tumour profiling methods developed by EU-funded researchers aim to help doctors adjust treatments for colorectal cancer to the specific needs of an individual patient. The methods are currently at the trial stage and could be in use in clinics within three years. [read more]
They may sound exotic or obscure to most of us, but they are an integral part of our everyday lives, whether we know about them or not. Known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), they are chemical compounds which are used in a wide variety of industrial products, from food and drink packaging to fire-fighting foams, to dirt- or water-proofing treatments for carpets or clothing. The drawback is that these chemicals have now spread throughout the environment. Often the contamination originates in the effluent from wastewater treatment carried out at industrial or municipal sites. [read more]
Plants communicate using their own language, made up of electrical signals, they send messages to other plants and to the environment. In Florence, a European research project is analysing this electrical activity. [read more]
Airports are big energy consumers – and that’s before a plane takes off or lands. The daily electricity and thermal energy used by a large airport compares to that of a city of 100,000 people. [read more]