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How to make 3D TV really happen When a promising technology is not massively adopted by the public, more engineering is not necessarily the solution. A consortium of companies and institutes looked into the future of 3D TV for signs of market uptake. [read more]
Source: EUREKA Success stories
With supporting infrastructure and applications in place, SafeTRIP technology could allow automatic payment of road-user charges (such as road tolls or congestion charges) across Europe or give passengers the ability to look for hotels or restaurants and book them while on the move. [read more]
Use the EU-funded FI-WARE platform to develop your "societal" app, for example to improve healthcare, and you can win up to €200,000 in prizes. Deadline to apply: 31 March. [read more]
The Nuclear Security Summits and the latest IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security are cooperative activities to strengthen nuclear security. Following the Seoul Summit in 2012, the participating international leaders encouraged the countries to share good practices and build national capabilities, including through bilateral and multilateral cooperation, recognising that investment in human capacity building is fundamental to promoting and sustaining a strong nuclear security culture. [read more]
The aim of the event is to bring together representatives from the JPI Urban Europe and the European Institutions as well as from other urban networks, along with high-profile scientific and policy experts to discuss issues relating to megatrends and future urban challenges. The JPI Urban Europe has recently finalised two studies on global megatrends and their long term impacts on European cities that will be presented and discussed at the seminar. The scientific background paper gives and in-depth analysis of urban challenges. The Urban Megatrends policy paper indicates that global megatrends, including climate change and demographic and economic development, will have a regionally differentiated impact on European urban regions and implications for policy-making at all levels. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The Greek National Documentation Centre (EKT) and the European Commission, in collaboration with the Greek General Secretariat for Research & Technology, have the pleasure to invite you to participate at the International Conference “Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2014”, which is organised under the frame of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in Athens, Greece, on the 12th and 13th of June, 2014.The WIRE Conference provides a forum for policy dialogue on Regional Strategies, Innovation & Growth. Organised since 2010, it has been established as a debate leading to new proposals for improving the effectiveness of regional, national and European governance, measuring the impact and supporting regional development [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The organisers of this event in Barcelona are looking for innovative projects being developed in the healthcare sector. The best "Innovation Capsules" will participate in the "MIHealth Innovation Awards". Deadline to apply: 28 March. [read more]
EU-funded researchers are working to ensure that people with a medical need for controlled opioid medicines such as morphine can get them. Medicines derived from opium, such as morphine, are strictly controlled under the law because of their potential for abuse. [read more]
Europa's new search engine is now available on the Research & Innovation site. Fast and effective, it covers not only this site but also other relevant sites such as Horizon 2020, and the Space and Security sections of the Enterprise and Industry web site. The "Filter by" menu on the results page allows you to refine the results further without repeating the search, while clicking on the EUROPA tab on the results page will give you results from the whole Europa web site. [read more]
US and European research programmes will begin coordinating research. The US brain-research programme aims to create tools to image and control brain activity, while its European counterpart hopes to create a working computational model of the organ. [read more]