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Understanding and Tackling the Migration Challenge: The Role of Research

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Friday, 05 February 2016

1. F4E vacuum vessel forgings are progressing

The forgings, which will used for the ITER vacuum vessel sectors, are currently being produced by three different European companies. [read more]

2. Launch of the EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Health Research and Innovation (JIRI-Health) - 15 March 2016, Brussels

EU-LAC Health has been paving the way for the EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Health Research and Innovation (JIRI-Health) towards the EU-CELAC Common Research Area. JIRI-Health is envisioned as a joint initiative between European Union (EU) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries with the objective of developing bi-regional joint programming in health research and innovation by using funding instruments already existing to fund projects and activities according to aligned topics jointly agreed between the EU and LAC countries, upon flexible and variable geometry. [read more]

3. Naval navigation revolutionised by solid-state compass

A team of engineers from French and German companies has come together to improve the safety of ships at sea with a solid-state, electrostatic compass that can find true North without ever needing maintenance or replacement. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

4. Research Headlines - The hunt for supercritical water heats up

Breakthrough technologies developed by the EU-funded project DESCRAMBLE could allow Europe to exploit geothermal energy more efficiently and in more locations than is currently possible. The aim is to increase use of this renewable, clean energy source and reduce Europe's dependence on imported fossil fuels. [read more]

5. Success Stories - Fungi against cancer

Marine fungi such as those growing on algae and corals generate powerful substances that could be used to target tumours. An EU-funded project has identified three particularly promising compounds and developed ways to produce them on an industrial scale - without damage to the fungi's natural habitat. [read more]

6. Webinar: Opportunities to participate in Agricultural research in Canada - 23 February 2016, online

The Canadian partners of ERA-Can+ invite European researchers and research managers to learn about our project and Horizon 2020-Europe's current Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The webinar will also feature the opportunities for Europeans to participate in research activities within Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's research centres as Foreign Research Participants (FRP). The Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Foreign Research Participant Program for International Students, Scientists and Experts gives international science talent, including students, the opportunity to conduct research at one of AAFC research centres, and to learn about Canada's approach to science and innovation-based knowledge. The panelists will answer audience questions following the presentation. [read more]

Thursday, 04 February 2016

7. Cryoplant valves ready to be assembled on cold boxes

Europe and India join forces to deliver ITER’s massive fridge. [read more]

8. Events - Understanding and Tackling the Migration Challenge: The Role of Research - session on climate change and migration - 5 February 2016, Brussels - WEB LIVE STREAMING

The Directorate General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission is holding a two-day conference to explore and demonstrate how European research can support policy makers in designing effective and sustainable migration policies. On Friday 5 February, the conference features a session on the link between climate change and current and future migratory processes (starting from 2.30 pm) You can access the session via web streaming on the following link: https://scic.ec.europa.eu/streaming/understanding-and-tackling-the-migration-challenge-the-role-of-research-05 Programme Keynote: Overview of the scientific evidence and current state of play, Prof Andrew Geddes, University of Sheffield Themed interventions followed by a panel discussion: • Evidence, emerging risks, and trends: improving the quality and relevance of knowledge-base in support for action by Dr François Gemenne, Senior Research Associate, University of Liege • Climate change and migration: the case of Syria by Dr Ingrid Boas, Assistant Professor, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University • International perspective and the role of research in supporting policy making and capacity building by Dina Ionesco, Head of the Migration, Environment and Climate Change Division, International Organization for Migration (IOM) #science4refugees #Climateknowledge 4 action [read more]

9. Launch of EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Health Research and Innovation - 15 March 2016, Brussels, Belgium

EU-LAC Health partners and other country representatives have been paving the way for the EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Health Research and Innovation (JIRI-Health) towards the EU-CELAC Common Research Area. The JIRI-Health is a bi-regional joint programming in health research and innovation to be implemented by using already existing funding instruments according to topics jointly agreed between the EU and LAC countries, upon flexible and variable geometry. A preliminary agenda of this event is now available. Click here to access the event. Registration required. [read more]

10. Research Headlines - A portable device to detect the signs of cancer

A portable device to detect potential signs of cancer in a patient's urine is under development within the EU-funded research project GLAM. The project aims to speed up cancer diagnosis and monitoring, while making the process both less intrusive and less unpleasant. [read more]

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