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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
The JRC and the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology today signed an agreement on research co-operation in fields of mutual interest. It aims at establishing the basis for co-operation in energy, maritime affairs, food, health environment and security. [read more]
Under the lead of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and the Dartmouth Flood Observatory (University of Colorado), the Global Flood Partnership was launched earlier this month. It is a unique international forum aimed at developing a global flood observation and modelling infrastructure for managing and forecasting flood risk at a global scale. It will provide operational and globally applicable flood monitoring and, at a later stage, forecasting tools and services, as well as short- and long-term flood risk assessment tools, which will be complementary to national capabilities. [read more]
Sequencing the mouse and human genomes has provided scientists detailed knowledge of both species' genetic composition, and highlighted their startling similarity. [read more]
63 short films bringing you the stories of the biggest international energy project-ITER. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
How far is Garissa (Kenya) from the nearest transmission line? What does 1KWh photovoltaic energy cost in Goundam (Mali)? These are just two of the many hundreds of inputs needed to analyse which renewable energy technology is most suited to rural electrification in specific locations in Africa. The JRC has developed an online tool to support national governments in deciding which energy options would better accommodate their needs for off-grid, rural electrification. [read more]
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The 5th EU–Africa Business Forum is scheduled to take place on March 31st and April 1st, 2014, back-to-back with the 4th Africa–EU Heads of State Summit in Brussels, Belgium. The Forum will attract more than 500 participants from the business community from across Europe and Africa. This is an opportunity for African and European companies to network and to engage with political leaders in a concrete and constructive dialogue. The outcomes of the Forum will be addressed to Africa–EU Heads of State Summit. In association with the Business Forum, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation (supported by COLEACP and CAAST-Net Plus) is hosting a private session for a high-level round table. [read more]
Small means big business these days. Consumers are demanding ever smaller, more portable devices, with extra features, better performance and energy efficiency. But squeezing everything into smaller packages is a huge manufacturing challenge. To help, European researchers have developed ways to produce the micro components needed for these smaller devices. [read more]