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The EU SME eHealth Competition rewards the best eHealth solution of 2013 produced by a European Small and Medium Enterprise. Meet the finalists. [read more]
At this moment, I believe that you cannot get out of something if you have the same mentality as you started with. So, for me, the big thing to get out of this crisis is to have a change in mentality: we can't look at the problems the same way as we came in to the problem...So, meaning by that is having these entrepreneurs out there, that change things, that really see it from a different point of view, from an innovative point of view, it can be the same way, but just the approach is very much different. [read more]
On Saturday, 4 May 2013, over 10 300 visitors followed the invitation to spend a day dedicated to science exploration and discovered how the European Commission's in-house science service helps to promote growth, jobs and innovation, a healthy and safe environment, consumer protection and secure energy supplies. [read more]
An innovative online tool has been developed to help cities meet the transport demands of large-scale events. Created through an international EU-funded project, the tool shows how integration of Intelligent Transport Systems can make a world of difference. [read more]
A study of schools across Europe has identified educational initiatives which can improve school success. The five-year project INCLUD-ED ('Strategies for Inclusion and Social Cohesion in Europe from Education') has made significant progress in educational results, having first addressed the various characteristics of the school systems. While also accessing the educational reforms, which are generating high and low rates of educational and social exclusion. Quality validation date: 2013-05-06 [read more]
I think they make all the difference because they are the possibility to better use everything that we have, to forsee the problems, to solve them and to provide a much better use of the resources that are limited and to re-use them efficiently and in this respect science and innovation are almost everything. [read more]
Every time a firefighter braves an inferno, a scientist wonders if a new material or special flame-resistant coating could be created to protect him. Today, armed with nanocomposite techniques and insights into bio-based materials, new classes of smart, adaptable super-surface coatings are possible, according to European researchers. [read more]
More robust infrastructures, pragmatic reaction If we look at some of the challenges, I mean climate change, is a key one facing us, and a lot of the people will say we need to do a lot for climate change. Which is actually true,there is a lot of mitigation things we're doing. But we also, need heavy investment. in some of the adaptation methods as well. I've just come bacl from a tour of the United States, looking at what the're doing dealingwith all their extreme events. [read more]
Food allergies are reported to be on the rise, with an estimate of between 11-26 million people suffering in Europe. One of the most common of these allergies is intolerance to dairy products. Although studies in this area are limited, there are EU-funded projects that have sought ways to fill this gap. Quality validation date: 2013-05-03 [read more]
A JRC report assessing Europe's potential for pumped hydropower, the most used electricity storage, revealed that for a set of countries for which comparable data are available, the current storage capacity could be increased by up to 10 times when new plants are based on one existing reservoir. A larger capacity to store energy would allow a higher penetration of renewable energies and would support the EU's efforts to reach its goal of 20% of energy from renewables by 2020. [read more]