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A new tsunami alert system developed by the JRC was tested in Setubal, Portugal, today. The experiment confirmed the effectiveness of using a sea level measurement device to trigger automatic alerts. This new system could be used to detect any kind of tsunami before they reach the sea shore, and issue automatic warnings to populations at risk in order to facilitate timely evacuations. [read more]
EU-funded researchers have piloted a novel purification process to dramatically cut the cost of extracting specific biological molecules from complex mixtures - a boost to the competitiveness of Europe's pharmaceutical, food and animal feed industries. [read more]
Low digital skills and competences among school pupils and the need to integrate effective use of information and communication technologies into teacher training are among the most pressing challenges faced by European school education today. [read more]
Published on: 02-October-2014 The IWA World Water Congress was a great opportunity for networking and raising awareness about ACQUEAU, the EUREKA Cluster for water technologies. Participants in the (...) [read more]
Published on: 02-October-2014 Participants from Sweden and Switzerland are invited to submit joint project proposals for collaborative industry-led R&D projects aimed at creating new products, p (...) [read more]
Published on: 01-October-2014 On 30 September, Carlos Moedas, from Portugal, passed with success the test of his confirmation hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. Moedas was presenting hi (...) [read more]
The COST Association and the European Science Foundation signed on September 30th 2014 a Contribution Agreement stipulating the official transfer of the COST branch of activity - COST activities, assets and personnel - to the COST Association. [read more]
European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 October 2014 Mobility of researchers in Europe received a boost today with the launch of a consortium that aims to establish a new pan-European pension arrangement. Once put in place, the RESAVER initiative would mean that researchers could move freely without having to worry... [read more]
Some 380 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste are generated every year and most of it ends up in landfills. Re-using and recycling components and materials is good for the environment and saves money, but industry has been less than enthusiastic. An EU-funded research project has laid the foundations for change - it is promoting concrete, ceramics, gypsum and plastics recycling around Europe. [read more]
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]