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The first ever Final Design Review (FDR) for the ITER Electron Cyclotron (EC) system has been completed. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
The JRC hosted this week at its Ispra site a first visit on scientific cooperation with Latin American countries. EU-accredited ambassadors and diplomats from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela attended the event. [read more]
Could electric cars cause cancer? Like all electric devices, and indeed like all motor vehicles, they do produce electromagnetic fields. However, these fields are far too weak to give cause for concern, say EU-funded scientists at the end of a comprehensive research project. [read more]
EU-funded researchers have used advanced nanomaterials to engineer heart tissue, and have explored the development of innovative stem cell-based therapies that could greatly improve the recovery rates of people who have suffered heart attacks. The researchers have made some preliminary tests on rats, the basis for further study. An automated microscope and software developed in the project are currently being commercialised. [read more]
In February 2010, Atlantic storm 'Xynthia' swept across Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, causing around 60 deaths and extensive damage to property due to flooding. As this and more devastating examples have shown, we are no longer able to rely on engineering alone to protect us from storm hazards. [read more]
The focus of the Conference is on the scientific and practical challenges of the accession to the EU and its enlargement, especially those related to the future accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Western Balkan countries. Contacts: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
At the 6th European Innovation Summit held in Brussels, 17-20 November, COST organized a highly informative breakfast debate on the topic of ‘Bottom-up versus Top-down innovation – How much funneling and prescription can ingenuity endure?’ [read more]
The compendium to the Transport Research & Innovation Portal (TRIP) presents an overview of transport research and funding organisations in the European Research Area. The hardcopy version that was published in 2013 is now updated and available in an digitial mapping environment. Relevant organisations involved in transport research and funding are presented on the map of Europe. You are kindly invited to use the tool to see who is where! [read more]