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Scientists from in and outside Europe are invited to attend a major scientific conference organised by EFSA on the occasion of the World EXPO 2015. The conference focuses on two major themes – Assessment Science and Science, Innovation and Society – and is organised in plenary and breakout sessions.Participants are invited to register online by 15 May 2015. Scientists and early-career researchers have the opportunity to showcase their work by submitting an abstract for the poster session by 3rd April 2015.To help early-career researchers participate in the conference, EFSA is offering to make a financial contribution to the travel and accommodation costs of selected participants.The conference is free of charge for participants. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Scientists suggest a new method to transform power plant ash into materials that could be used for nuclear waste treatment or soil remediation. [read more]
Scientists combine three different methods to better understand and predict the behaviour of materials in rails. [read more]
Three multilateral projects in the field of biotechnology (health) have been selected for funding by the INDIGO POLICY Steering Board Committee from a total of 18 project proposals under the framework of the INDIGO POLICY Linking Programme. Each project will receive up to EUR 30 000 for duration of 18 months (January 2015 – June 2016). [read more]
Published on: 20-January-2015 Innovation Center Iceland will organise a national Eurostars-2 info day on 29 January in its offices in Reykjavik, from 9:00 to 10:30. The meeting is intended for potential project applicants to th (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Science is the basis for a better future and a healthy economy!This is why, through Horizon 2020, the European Union is investing so much in efficient and responsible research and innovation. With a budget of nearly 80 billion euro from 2014 to 2020, Horizon 2020 is the largest funding programme for research and innovation in the world. It will support excellence in science, leadership in industrial technologies and help us tackle grand societal challenges, such as climate change, food security, health and transport. These are all priority concerns of European citizens. If you want to learn more about 'Destination Europe: your Research and Innovation opportunities' visit our EU booth (no. [read more]
In the coming years South-East Europe will play an important part in reaching the common European goals for a resource-effective and environment-friendly economy. The countries from the Region have already started reforms for sustainable waste management, the success of which relies on adequate legislation, politics, encouragement of social responsibility and the availability of modern technologies. [read more]
MedSpring is organizing in Berlin (Germany), a two-day event, hosted by DLR, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and CIHEAM-IAMB. This 2nd Brokerage event will be a regional Euro-Mediterranean event where SMEs, research organizations, entrepreneurs and scientists from a number of EU and Mediterranean countries will participate with the aim of facilitating bridging initiatives between research and innovation through the creation of public-private and research-enterprise partnerships. It also aims at helping relevant actors in the Mediterranean region to enhance clustering for innovation involving young entrepreneurs from the Mediterranean Partner Countries. [read more]
An ALTER-Net conference in collaboration with the European Commission under the auspices of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Please join us for an international conference on Nature-Based Solutions to Societal Challenges. Relevant to research in many disciplines and communities, to EU policies and to practitioners, this event offers rich possibilities to share, learn and connect. Registration: From 1 March until 30 April 2015, at conference website Abstract submission for presentations and sessions: by 14 February 2015 Venue [read more]
Almost 100 million Europeans do not have access to safe, reliable water. As conventional methods of detecting pathogens can be complex and take time, developing an effective system to quickly test water has become imperative. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation