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Published on: 26-November-2013 The latest work programmes regarding Horizon 2020’s pillar Industrial Leadership, which the Eurostars programme will also be part of, has been released on the Eur (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Cities are the major source of European economic activity and innovation. But cities are also a major source of greenhouse gases and pollution. Concerted action is needed to make urban environments cleaner and healthier to live in and to make them use less energy. The European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Smart Cities and Communities and its "Strategic Implementation Plan" are leading the way in making the transformation of cities into "Smart Cities" a reality. Real impact could be made through investments in 'zero/plus' energy districts, increased use of alternative energies for cleaner transport, public transport and efficient logistics to reduce negative impacts of congestion, or green, widely available ICTs and multiple-use infrastructures. [read more]
Whether we like it or not, chemicals are a major part of life. We accept them as a necessary element of modern existence. But what are the long-term effects of chemical exposure on human health? Is there a point at which we may be exposed to more substances than we can physically tolerate? [read more]
Here are some examples of the best EU-funded Robotics projects. [read more]
The problem is that we are trying to achieve growth and fiscal consolidation at the same time, which is very difficult. It would be easier if we would set some priorities and try to keep balanced financials for member states, on the one hand, and, on the other hand, try to create stimulus for growth and filling the gap in the market by reducing bureaucracy and giving incentives to innovations. [read more]
On 5 November 2013 DG Connect, in collaboration with ePractice.eu, organised the conference "eHealth and the Brain - ICT for Neuropsychiatric Health" to share knowledge about mental and neurological health related projects. The slides and the videos made during the day are now available. [read more]
The latest issue of the ePractice Journal features scientific papers on mobile health (mHealth) solutions. How to apply them for the benefit of both healthcare systems and patients? And what about regulatory issues like privacy? [read more]
Despite more than 99% of human DNA being identical, our immunity genes are the ones setting us apart. Besides making us unique, such genes can indicate our ancestry, which can prove of tremendous medical help in terms of issue and organ transplants. COST Action BM0803 HLA-NET engaged in a collaborative exercise aiming to map European populations sharing similar genes that set the stage for the introduction of new standards in molecular biology and immunogenetics. [read more]