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Remote sensing is widely used for security surveillance, military reconnaissance and environmental monitoring. An EU-funded project's signal processing system improves images and range information from the collected data using smaller, lighter recording devices than traditional systems. Two prototypes are already available. [read more]
Organised by the Indigo Policy and Inno Indigo projects, the EU-India STI Cooperation days bring together researchers, SMEs and policy makers to discuss the latest policy, research and innovation developments in the field of bioeconomy and offer extended networking opportunities. Discussions will cover four topics: • Sustainable Food Security – research and innovation all along the food chain, from primary production, food processing to healthy and safe foods and diets • Blue Growth –Testing, demonstrating, scaling-up and bringing to the market innovative marine and maritime technologies, products and services, as well as exploring the interactions between the oceans and human health, and strengthening the capability to observe and map oceans and seas basins. • Rural Renaissance – Innovation as driver for rural development, with a particular emphasis on developing framework conditions for innovation and new business models adapted to the rural context, and support for skills development in rural communities. [read more]
The purpose of these regional workshops is to fully inform ‘newcomers’ (research-performing institutions and research funders) on the principles of Charter and Code and their implementation in the research institution via a step-wise procedure called the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R). Registration is now open for the event in Brno. The workshop in Brno is restricted to participants from Slovakia and the Czech Republic. [read more]
This event is being co-organized with the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and is useful for hepatologists, virologists, translational and clinical researchers, health professionals and young trainees. Topics to be covered include; Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Virology, HCV Assessment and Treatment, Special Patient Populations, Clinical and Translational Research. The recent and rapid advances in the treatment of hepatitis C have completely changed the scenario of this disease in the last months. It is not always easy to be updated in the field, due to the huge amount of data coming from a large number of published studies. [read more]
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 July 2016 Today the Commission released the 2016 results of the European Innovation Scoreboard, the Regional Innovation Scoreboard and the Innobarometer. The main findings are that EU innovation is catching up with Japan and the US, Sweden is once again the innovation leader,... [read more]
Diversification of supply, improving conditions for domestic production and circular use are key to ensuring the sustainable supply of raw materials in the EU. As millions of European jobs are affected by the market conditions and the availability of raw materials, the EU needs to address its future mining potential, the growing skills shortage and innovation needs and its current import-dependency. [read more]
What is the lifespan of a sun-like star? Well, it may not be quite what we thought. The outcomes of EU-funded asteroseismology research conducted by Professor Conny Aerts and her team show that the cores of red giants don't spin nearly as fast as expected - and this, in turn, means that our understanding of the future of our sun was flawed. [read more]
The event targets potential applicants to the 'Smart cities & communities' topic of the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 Work Programme ‘Cross-cutting activities’, and in particular the 2017 call. Presentations will cover the call content and the application procedure. A networking event will take place in the second part of the day. More information and the agenda will follow on the event page. Registration for the info day is compulsory and free of chargee. Due to a limited seat number at the conference venue, maximum two people from the same organisation can register. [read more]
From insect and plant specimens to slides of fossil samples and microscopic life forms, Europe has an unparalleled wealth of natural history resources. Maintained by museums and institutes, collections are now being made accessible both physically and digitally by an EU-funded project that is helping democratise research and preserve these treasure troves of taxonomic data. [read more]
Old flying machines gobble up fuel and pollute the atmosphere. But could we construct an airborne device that would itself produce green energy? [read more]