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Over 1000 innovators from Europe and beyond gathered in Stockholm on 26-29 April for the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016. Organised by the Swedish EUREKA Chair, the event focused on Smart Cities - Sustainable and Attractive Communities. Programme highlights included: [read more]
Dr Mirazón Lahr’s team unearthed the remains of 27 individuals brutally murdered around 10,000 years ago from the sediment of a dried-up lagoon. They show clear signs of a traumatic death, such as skulls violently hit and skeletons stabbed with stone arrows or spear tips. The bodies had not been buried, but instead they had fallen into a marshy lagoon at the edge of Lake Turkana which – was much larger at that time helping preserve the remains in a relatively good state. [read more]
Source: European Research Council
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 Researchers and innovators from Georgia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries*. [read more]
With the centre of gravity of the global economy shifting outside Europe, the landscape for innovation is also changing rapidly, notably through international collaboration. EUREKA accompanies this change by helping European companies to internationalise their activities outside the borders of the old continent. [read more]
Good partners are essential in order to prepare a successful project. This is why over 300 companies participated at the matchmaking sessions during the EUREKA Innovation Week. Arranged by Enterprise Europe Network, it was an opportunity to meet potential partners for collaboration, broaden the global network and identify new innovations for companies. Additionally, over 30 EUREKA Network, Clusters and Eurostars projects showcased their results in project booths. [read more]
EU-funded project INTERACT has built a network of Arctic research stations, allowing them to coordinate and share resources more efficiently. The network aims to boost the scope and quantity of research on the Arctic, which serves as a bellwether of global changes to climate, biodiversity and land use. [read more]
Increased urbanisation, worldwide globalisation, ecological requirements, and higher expectations of citizens’ quality of life require new and innovative approaches towards smarter cities. Smart cities – the theme of the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016 - are places where the traditional infrastructures, services and networks are improved and made more efficient and sustainable with the help of innovative technologies. ICT and Internet of Things (IoT) devices play a crucial part for achieving the Smart City visions and goals. [read more]
BioMalPar XII will address fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, and the disease that it causes, and will showcase the latest technological approaches. The conference series has built on the success of the EU-funded Networks of Excellence, EviMalaR and BioMalPar, and has for the last decade brought together malaria researchers from across Europe with their colleagues and collaborators from around the world, to present and share recent groundbreaking findings on fundamental malaria research in an integrated and highly collaborative environment. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The 2nd European Stroke Conference (ESOC 2016) features a comprehensive series of keynote lectures, symposia, teaching courses and various workshops, covering the entire field of stroke management, prevention and recovery. Participants will benefit from the unique opportunity to network with colleagues from around the world, attend a variety of interactive educational sessions, and learn about the latest scientific research and developments from leading international speakers, all in a stimulating environment. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events