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Christophe Cotillon, coordinator of SUCCIPACK, discusses the project’s PBS food packaging technology which may soon be commercialised. [read more]
The recent FLAGSHIP workshop discussed the scenarios and policy recommendations to address future economic, environmental and social challenges. [read more]
This expert group report investigates whether there is a need for EU-level intervention to foster the development of patent markets, in particular through aggregation of patents, with a focus on patent pools and funds. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The IoT Week originated in the IoT European Research Cluster (IERC) and has become the pre-eminent event in Europe attracting industry and research from around the world to showcase and discuss the Internet of Things of today and of the future. IoT Week 2015 is devoted to creation of ecosystems, partnerships and value chains across the domains to ensure rapid deployment of interoperable and replicable IoT solutions. IoT Week 2015 will contribute to understanding of the future of the Internet of Things in large scale deployments considering the technological dimension but also user acceptance, security and privacy, business models, etc. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development NEIKER-Tecnalia is recommending against using nitrogen to fertilize radiata pine plantations. This recommendation comes after having analysed more than 1,500 soil samples gathered in timber woodlands in Bizkaia and the north of Araba-Álava in recent years. The study suggests that the areas with a high probability of nitrogen deficiency are few and, therefore, the wholesale use of nitrogen fertilizers is not appropriate. [read more]
The findings of one of the largest ever EU-funded social research projects will help key decision-makers design effective employment policies and ensure Europe's workforce is equipped to meet 21st century labour demands. [read more]
Thanks to this tool, developed through the BIOLCA project, it has been possible to minimize the sector’s environmental, social and economic impacts. What is more, the Public Administration has been provided with a tool to assess different fuels and thus regulate the use of them and encourage the most sustainable ones. [read more]
Transforming household waste into an environmentally and financially valuable resource is the aim of the EU funded Waste2Go project, which seeks to valorise municipal solid waste (MSW) for social and economic benefit. [read more]
This week’s edition of CORDIS Express takes a look at research projects exploring solar energy, as well the sun’s impacts on our atmosphere and on us! [read more]