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You might think that part-human, part-machine cyborgs belong only in fiction, but adding a bit of technology into your body could help prop it up as it ages, as researchers are demonstrating with the development of artificial retinas to improve deteriorating vision. [read more]
What do research on personalised medicine, work towards safer aircraft, understanding turbulence and unravelling the structure of matter have in common? They all require high performance computing (HPC). An EU-funded project is creating the experts we will need to find the answers to these and other global questions using HPC. [read more]
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The 12th ITS European Congress will take place from 19 to 22 June 2017 in Strasbourg. Under the theme “ITS Beyond Borders”, the Congress will focus on the people, intelligent mobility users, as every day hundreds of thousands of them are crossing the French-German border to live their daily lives. During the Congress, the City and Eurometropolis of Strasbourg and ERTICO – ITS Europe will host the second edition of the Mayors’ Summit. City mayors and leaders from Europe will gather again to explore opportunities, experiences and strategies related to present and future contributions of ITS supporting policies for modal shift for people and goods in cities. The 12th ITS European Congress 2017 is organised by ERTICO – ITS Europe in partnership with the European Commission and hosted by the City and Eurometropolis of Strasbourg. [read more]
The ETH Conference on Combustion-Generated Nanoparticles serves as an interdisciplinary platform for expert discussions on all aspects of nanoparticles, freshly emitted from various sources, aged in ambient air, technical mitigation aspects, impact of particles on health, environment and climate and particle legislation. The conference brings together representatives from research, industry and legislation. Link: www.nanoparticles.ch [read more]
The International Paris Air Show is organised by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association. The 52nd show will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 19 to 25 June 2017 and, once again, will bring together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. The first four days of the Show will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public. The Joint Undertaking Clean Sky will be there with a dedicated stand to showcase projects funded by the EU. [read more]
Viral infections are a major course of disease worldwide. Licensed antiviral drugs are currently only available for a few viruses, such as HIV, influenza and hepatitis C. Through a multi-disciplinary, inter-sectoral training programme, the ANTIVIRALS project is training a new generation of experts to develop novel antiviral drugs [read more]
Synergies between Horizon 2020 and the European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) could support the uptake of the nanotech and advanced materials pilot lines and their services and boost regional investments and new business. The aim of the Workshop is to explore concrete synergies between these two EU Programmes. It is co-organised by the European Commission’s Directorates General RTD, GROW, REGIO and JRC in association with the Committee of the Regions. Registration is upon invitation only. Expressions of interest, including your name, organisation, and postion within the organisation, should be communicated to Ms Caroline Delattre (Caroline.Delattre@ec. [read more]
Worldwide, the Vienna International Motor Symposium is regarded as a renowned conference in the field of internal combustion engines and drive train technology. For decades, this symposium has been a meeting place of the international world of engine experts. At the 38th Vienna International Motor Symposium, outstanding lecturers from all over the world will present the latest findings in engine development and, amongst other topics, will report on new engines, fuel cells, hybrid technology, exhaust gas treatment and real driving emissions (RDE). This prestigious symposium will be accompanied by a technical exhibition showcasing the activities and products of more than 50 different companies. [read more]
The European Union and its citizens are facing major global and internal challenges, with the need to reduce CO2 emissions and noise levels from aircraft being one of them. Aeronautics is one of Europe’s sector of excellence, built on strong industrial performance, innovative technologies and skilled teams, and enjoying global recognition. The European Union has a vision for research and innovation that translates into sound policies to develop innovative, green technologies to improve the environment. In Clean Sky, the private and public sector have joined forces to secure the best results. To mark the closing of Clean Sky 1, the annual Clean Sky Forum will take place on 21-22 March 2017. [read more]
The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual meeting point for Europe’s community of maritime professionals to come together, exchange knowledge and forge the partnerships needed for joint action. It was created in 2008 by the EU institutions in order to provide a forum for people from different areas of the ocean economy, from the world of science, from public government and administration to showcase their activities, learn from each other, discuss cross-cutting issues and develop joint visions. The main event of EMD is the" European Maritime Day Conference", held in a different region with a different theme each year. [read more]