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Today the JRC celebrates the 10th anniversary of the launch of the European Reference Material (ERM®) cooperation at the Analytica Exhibition in Munich. The anniversary coincides with the release of a new certified reference material for mycotoxin testing. [read more]
Peering into the very depths of the universe gives scientists a better understanding of its origins. Since the speed of light is finite, the objects we are seeing are from the distant past. A recently completed EU-funded project developed not only a new means of measuring these cosmic distances, but also discovered galaxies at the point of their creation. [read more]
Recent medical advances have seen our life expectancy increase significantly. However, so has the risk of developing cancer and neurological, genetic, or autoimmune diseases, all caused by protein mutations. COST Action BM1307 "PROTEOSTASIS" has set up an international network focusing on the reasons behind protein mutations, investigating a particular role that proteins play in carrying out cellular functions. [read more]
For a sustainable, secure and smart society, smart appliances for energy efficient buildings become essential. The European Commission has just launched the “Study on the available semantics assets for the interoperability of Smart Appliances, Mapping into a common ontology as an M2M application layer semantics (SMART 2013/0077)”. [read more]
Fifteen companies from across the EU have been recognised today for their outstanding energy-saving with the GreenLight and GreenBuildings awards. The awards were presented at the Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (IEECB'14) conference in Frankfurt, Germany. [read more]
By incorporating the latest energy-saving LED technology with a sophisticated optical system using nanostructured materials into a high-tech window system COELUX has the potential to be a revolutionary innovation for the contemporary lighting and design industry. [read more]
The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) ICT Labs' Idea Challenge is a European innovation contest with eight different categories – organized in two waves. A call has been launched for European innovators to submit their ideas on the following topics: Health & Wellbeing, Smart Spaces, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Future Cloud [read more]
On Thursday 22 May 2014 the League of European Research Universities (LERU) will hold a Spring Reception for its EU research affairs network (EU officials and other stakeholders) in Brussels. Keynote speaker at this event will be Professor Peter Piot. Piot is Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Professor of Global Health. He is also Chair of the European Forum for Forward Looking Activities of the European Commission. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
European scientists have developed pioneering new technology that could help regenerate damaged cartilage and bone tissue and get patients back on their feet quicker than ever before. [read more]
A new generation of car tyres is being made with a list of intriguing ingredients. Peter Snel, group head of R&D at Dutch tyre specialist Apollo Tyres, detailed some of the differences: "We have a tyre here where we have some Guayule rubber in the tyre, instead of the normal natural rubber that we use as standard in our tyres. Here we have a tyre where we have dandelion latex in the tyre instead of the normal natural rubber." [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation