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The sea is naturally self-cleaning because most pollution is eaten by microorganisms living in the water. But that process takes time. Too much time, because as the tourist season is beginning in the Mediterranean, the coastlines can be damaged at any time by shipping accidents resulting in oil spills which are difficult to remove from the surface of the water. [read more]
Published on: 30-September-2014 The European Commission published its European Research Area (ERA) read more]
Published on: 30-September-2014 On September 2, the Research Council of Norway and SwissCore organised an event to present EUREKA's recently adoptedread more]
A new report launched today in Brussels by the JRC and the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) analyses options for spent nuclear fuel management and their state of development. The report calls for a flexible adoption strategy, more targeted funding and the need for deep geological repositories. [read more]
With nearly 200 million infected people worldwide, hepatitis C virus (HCV) represents a significant public health issue. One of the most important challenges is that although the immune system seems to be responsible for much of the disease-associated morbidity, including liver cirrhosis, it is also successful at clearing viral infection for a significant number of patients. [read more]
What would you do if a toxic gas cloud were released during an industrial accident in your area? How would you find out about the risks and how to respond, if necessary? EU-funded researchers have developed the foundations of a new multi-channel public warning system for natural and man-made disasters that could help save lives. [read more]
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science World Ocean Council New York, 29 September 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be with you today in New York City – right on the edge of the North Atlantic. [read more]
Although home to 18% of the global population-around 1.15 billion people-India only has around 4% of the world's fresh water resources. With climate change and urbanisation increasing the pressure on a scarce resource, an EU-funded project's improvement of natural water treatment systems couldn't come at a better time. [read more]
Published on: 26-September-2014 Small and medium-sized European enterprises (SMEs), such as the ones participating in the joint EU-EUERKA joint programme read more]
Published on: 26-September-2014 Participants from Canada and Spain are invited to submit joint project proposals for collaborative industry-led R&D projects aimed at creating new products, process (...) [read more]