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Although Europe is one of the strictest regions in the world when it comes to guaranteeing the respect of human rights, the number of people trafficked to or within the EU still amounts to several hundred thousands a year according to the European Commission. The most common forms of such trafficking include sexual and economic exploitation, the removal of organs and forced illegal activities such as petty theft. Last year, a Eurostat report shed some light on the state of human trafficking in Europe, and stressed that 'significant challenges remain in tackling the different aspects of trafficking in human beings'. [read more]
This timely seminar will focus on ways in which Government can utilise academic research and respond to developments in science and technology for effective, long-term policy development. It follows the Commons Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into Government Horizon Scanning, looking at possible improvements in Government's responses on regulation, funding and skills policy in the face of emerging scientific and technological breakthroughs such as graphene, 3D printing and wider advances in renewable energy, transportation systems and telecommunications. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 July 2014 The European Commission today announces the first results of its new €3 billion SME Instrument, launched under Horizon 2020 to help innovative small firms get ideas from the lab to the market. [read more]
We are all exposed to radiations. Such exposure can be harmless at very low doses but damage our health above certain thresholds. But what happens in between is more difficult to predict. Quality validation date: 2014-07-24 [read more]
The COST Association and the European Commission signed today a Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) for a new period of seven years for the COST intergovernmental framework operation during the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020. [read more]
Published on: 24-July-2014 Between September 29th and 30th, will take place the 2nd European shale gas and oil summit, discussing the latest developments, strategies and opp (...) [read more]
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Published on: 24-July-2014 In the frame of EUROGIA2020, the EUREKA Cluster for low-carbon energy technology, 17 projects covering top (...) [read more]
Published on: 24-July-2014 The first thing to do is to contact your National Project Coordinator (NPC). He can help you understand rules and procedures and can give you straight forward and compr (...) [read more]
Published on: 24-July-2014 Pier Francesco Morretti, an Italian diplomat presented during a meeting on July 7th, the priorities for research and innovation of the Italian Presidency of (...) [read more]