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European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 March 2014 Important notice: Depending on their intended use, vaccines can broadly be grouped into preventive vaccines (which are administered to healthy persons, to protect them against infectious diseases) and therapeutic vaccines (which are given to treat persons with a disease). [read more]
The company has made history being Switzerland’s first ever SME to contribute to ITER. An efficient power supply system is on the way. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 March 2014 German biopharmaceutical company CureVac GmbH has won the EU's first ever innovation inducement prize. The company received the prize for progress towards a novel technology to bring life-saving vaccines to people across the planet in safe and affordable ways. [read more]
A new EU regulation on smart tachographs has been approved. These tachographs allow better enforcement of driving and resting times, making fraud more difficult whilst enhancing road safety and reducing the controls burden for compliant road operators. During the past ten years the JRC has been providing its technical expertise for the design and implementation of this device. As a result of its early commitment – in 2004 – it has become responsible for two essential services: the European Root Certification Authority (ERCA) and the Laboratory for Interoperability Certification (IOT). [read more]
The young graduates and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to meet already successful ICT entrepreneurs, to hear their stories and ask for advices. [read more]
A series of sustainability measures – if implemented – may reduce urban transport CO2 emissions by up to 8.8% in 2030, according to a report by the JRC. Introducing congestion charging zones, reverting to teleworking and conference calls instead of commuting as well as reallocating road lanes to public transport, are the three measures that top the list of 21. Together, these would account for a reduction of 18.3 million tons of CO2, corresponding to 75,000 flights from London to New York, which is equivalent to 10 years of air traffic for the route. [read more]
The amount of public sector information data available has snowballed in recent years and continues to grow. With all of this data at their finger tips, the information managers of SMEs are increasingly concerned with how to link and combine these datasets with other data. They need standards-based tools, yet many SMEs simply don't have the resources to produce them. Quality validation date: 2014-03-07 [read more]
Published on: 07-March-2014 Organised jointly by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and EUREKA, the platform for R&D projects in Europe, the Korea EUREKA Day 2014 will take plac (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
A European research project, ALERT, has developed an asbestos detection device that could save thousands of lives. The project team is building the first real-time, portable detector of asbestos fibres in the air. The low-cost ALERT Rapid Asbestos Detection (ARAD) tool, which will be the size of a hand-held drill, is expected to enable construction workers and surveyors to test for the mineral's presence in building and demolition sites. [read more]
The Startup Europe Roadshow kicked off in Poznan on February 27. The event gave students and young graduates the chance to meet and learn from successful ICT entrepreneurs. They also received information on EU funding opportunities for young entrepreneurs. Find out more about the successful stories presented on this occasion. [read more]