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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

1. Breaking the mould: Europe offers new manufacturing tools to the market

A consortium of German and Austrian engineers from industry and academia has found a way to incorporate heating systems into moulds, effectively eliminating a costly step in the manufacturing process and potentially saving time and money on the factory floor. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

2. Commission proposes new e-commerce rules to help consumers and companies reap full benefit of Single Market - 25 May 2016

The European Commission has presented a three-pronged plan to boost e-commerce by tackling geo-blocking, making cross-border parcel delivery more affordable and efficient and promoting customer trust through better protection and enforcement. [read more]

3. ERA-Can+ Information Session - 10 June 2016, Graz, Austria

The Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) together with all Universities in Graz and supported by the Canadian Embassy to Austria, are delighted to present an ERA-Can+ Information Session in Graz, Austria. The information session features presentations of Canadian STI funding programmes open to Europeans, collaboration opportunities for companies (e.g.: under EUREKA), and specific possibilities for Austrian researchers and innovators to cooperate with Canadian counterparts. For demonstration, successful cooperation examples in the field of Neurosciences will be presented. The adress of the event is University of Graz Universitätsstraße 15 (RESOWI) LS 15.01 8010 Graz [read more]

4. Empowering EU-Japan Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation - 9 June 2016, Brussels

This seminar will address the recent policy developments and programmes to facilitate Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) cooperation between Europe and Japan. A report will be presented on joint and Japanese research programmes that could facilitate Europe-Japan cooperation. In addition, three key Japanese research funding agencies will present various tools and programmes open to European researchers, companies and organisations. There will also be a presentation on the outcomes of the EU-funded JEUPISTE project. [read more]

5. Events - IGLO SPRING RECEPTION 2016 Can Europe deliver on innovation? Practitioner and policy perspectives - 1 June 2016, Brussels

The Informal Group of RTD Liaison Offices (IGLO) is holding its annual SPRING RECEPTION 2016 on 1 June 2016 in the Palais des Académies in Brussels. This year´s edition is entitled 'Can Europe deliver on innovation? Practitioner and policy perspectives'. European Research and Innovation policy is at a crucial point with the upcoming interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 and an ambitious plan to possibly consolidate the innovation instruments within a European Innovation Council (EIC). The aim of the IGLO Spring Reception is to showcase the view from the practitioner perspective and bring to the fore concrete ideas and feedback that can be used by the European Commission in further improving programmes, instruments and activities to let innovation flourish in Europe. [read more]

7. Harry Kroto’s legacy interview

EuroScientist honours the memory of recently deceased 1996 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Harry Kroto. In this podcast, Kroto shares his wisdom on science and life in general, in one of his last interviews. Find out more about the man behind the scientist in this intimate discussion. It is a unique and fascinating document that we invite you to share The post Harry Kroto’s legacy interview appeared first in Euroscientist magazine. [read more]

8. New collaboration opportunities between Korea and Spain

The General Director of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology of Spain (CDTI), Francisco Marín, and the President of the “Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology” (KIAT), Jae-Hoon Chung, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce existing cooperation between the two countries in the framework of the EUREKA Programme. The signing ceremony for the agreement took place on May 24 2016 in the CDTI offices in Madrid. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

9. Research Headlines - Reading glasses relegated to the museum case?

As people age, the more likely they are to be reaching for their reading glasses due to failing near sight or presbyopia. But thanks to EU research, contact lenses providing correct vision at all distances could be on the horizon. [read more]

10. Success Stories - Engaging young people in politics for a more peaceful Europe

Political cynicism and alienation, as well as moves towards violent extremism, threaten the values that underpin democracy. EU-funded research reveals how we can engage young people in peaceful civic and political processes. [read more]

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