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On 1 July, the European Nano-Characterisation Laboratory funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme was launched. [read more]
On 26 November 1965, the Diamant launcher sent the 39kg Astérix satellite into orbit from its launch base in Hammaguir. To mark this 50th anniversary, the Air and Space Academy is organising a conference on the topic of European space launchers. This event will examine the emerging competition in the USA, Russia, Japan and China, as well as looking at exciting developments in Europe such as the concept of a flexible family of launchers with Ariane 6 and Vega C, the creation of Airbus Safran Launchers as general contractor and the evolving role of Arianespace. The conference will call on top-level speakers to provide a clear, comprehensive panorama of current European launcher services. [read more]
The event targets potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge ‘Smart, green and integrated transport’. Presentations will cover the Work Programme for 2016-2017 and the application procedure, as well as detailed information on the calls. Participants will have networking opportunities throughout the day. More information and the agenda will follow. Compulsory registration for the event will open in September. [read more]
This four-day conference will be the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the 21st UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP21), which will be hosted by France in December 2015 (“Paris Climat 2015”). Building on the results of IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5), the Conference will address key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change. It will offer an opportunity to discuss solutions for both mitigation and adaptation issues. The Conference will also welcome Side Events organized by different stakeholders. The conference is organized under the umbrella of ICSU, Future Earth, UNESCO and major French research institutions, with the support of the French Government. During the event, the European Commission will present 2 parallel sessions: • Post-2030 decarbonisation pathways in Europe • European Collaborative Research and Innovation for Climate Action For more information on the sessions, click here. [read more]
How can societies provide some level of security for their workforce while adapting to economic change? Faced with new realities, the support mechanisms on which we have come to rely will have to adjust, say EU-funded researchers. They have identified approaches that can help policymakers to maintain an effective safety net in uncertain times. [read more]
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Dr Hilmar Hinz from the LINKFISH project explains how his research will help scientists to better understand how specific characteristics of macroalgae habitats can help populations of juvenile fish to thrive. [read more]
The EVOLVDSO project will develop new tools for distribution system operators (DSOs) as their role evolves to adapt to a new energy reality. [read more]
The consortium of the AFLoNext project is pleased to invite you to the AFLoNext Workshop which will take place on 10 September 2015 in Delft, The Netherlands. AFLoNext is an EU-funded FP7 project with the objective of proving and maturing highly promising flow control technologies for novel aircraft configurations. You will find more information on our website www.aflonext.eu where you can also see our project video. The Workshop is being run in collaboration with CEAS 2015. Registration for the Workshop is open at http://www.ceas2015.org/ The attendance fee is only €125 before 1 July and €150 after 1 July - or free of charge if you register for CEAS 2015. [read more]
The MARLON Final Conference will finalise the FP7 MARLON Project (Monitoring of Animals for Feed-related Risks in the Long Term). It will be complemented with a Workshop for Policymakers and a Workshop for Specialists, at the same venue, on the following day. Participation is free of charge (deadline 10 July 2015). Partial reimbursement of travel/accommodation expenses is possible. Special offer for participants accommodation at Hotel Bloom. You can find further information here. [read more]
A team of EU scientists is investigating the use of nanoparticles to remediate polluted soils and water. The first phase, which consists of evaluating the toxicity of various candidates, is well underway and has already yielded encouraging results. [read more]