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Thursday, 04 December 2014

111. World trends in R&D private investment. Facts and figures

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 04 December 2014 The European Commission published today its 2014 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard. The Scoreboard is based on a sample of 2500 companies, the world's top investors in Research and Development (R&D) and equivalent to about 90% of the total expenditure on... [read more]

Wednesday, 03 December 2014

112. A step forward in personalised, targeted cancer treatment

An EU-funded clinical trial is underway to see if personalised vaccines targeting individual patient needs can lead to better survival rates. [read more]

113. F4E Top Management changes

Dr Pietro Barabaschi to be appointed Acting Director from 1 March 2015. [read more]

114. First-ever Final Design Review completed for ITER’s Electron Cyclotron system

The first ever Final Design Review (FDR) for the ITER Electron Cyclotron (EC) system has been completed. [read more]

116. JRC and Latin American representatives explore deeper cooperation - 03 Dec 2014

The JRC hosted this week at its Ispra site a first visit on scientific cooperation with Latin American countries. EU-accredited ambassadors and diplomats from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela attended the event. [read more]

118. Research Headlines - Clean bill of health for electric cars

Could electric cars cause cancer? Like all electric devices, and indeed like all motor vehicles, they do produce electromagnetic fields. However, these fields are far too weak to give cause for concern, say EU-funded scientists at the end of a comprehensive research project. [read more]

119. Success Stories - Exploring nano-scale scaffolds for mending damaged hearts

EU-funded researchers have used advanced nanomaterials to engineer heart tissue, and have explored the development of innovative stem cell-based therapies that could greatly improve the recovery rates of people who have suffered heart attacks. The researchers have made some preliminary tests on rats, the basis for further study. An automated microscope and software developed in the project are currently being commercialised. [read more]

120. Success Stories - Improved predictions to protect Europe's coastlines

In February 2010, Atlantic storm 'Xynthia' swept across Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, causing around 60 deaths and extensive damage to property due to flooding. As this and more devastating examples have shown, we are no longer able to rely on engineering alone to protect us from storm hazards. [read more]

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