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On 15 May, TRIP was presented at ACARE, the European Technology Platform for aviation, while on 4 June a TRIP presentation was made at the Support Group meeting of the WATERBORNE TP, the European Technology Platform for the waterborne sector (sea & inland transport). [read more]
NBC is a biennial conference and the largest biogas event in the Nordic countries. NBC 2014 will cover small scale biogas systems, aquatic substrates, liquid biogas, landfill gas, LBG/CBG within road bound transportation as well as future biogas systems. In addition NBC 2014 offers an extensive exhibition, a poster session and a study tour. [read more]
Crisis situations such as an EU-wide black-out, or cross-border flooding in the Netherlands and Germany, say, can have devastating repercussions. Those involved in crisis prevention describe the unforeseen chain of events that can occur after such events as cascade effects. A well-known example of such an effect is the meltdown of Fukushimas nuclear reactors in Japan, after the power plant was hit by a tsunami, which in turn was triggered by an earthquake. Quality validation date: 2014-07-04 [read more]
Earlier this week, the Commission adopted new 2030 waste targets that aim to boost recycling and help drive Europe's transition towards a 'circular economy'. Under our current model, valuable materials are continuously leaking from our economies. In 2011, total waste production in the EU amounted to approximately 2. Quality validation date: 2014-07-04 [read more]
The sea is a wonderful source of natural wealth. Half the planet's sunlight falls on seas and oceans and half the organic matter is created there. Fish and shellfish are the fastest growing source of animal protein worldwide. Quality validation date: 2014-07-04 [read more]
European Utility Week 2014, an essential 3 days for every smart utility professional! Never has the well worn saying "By the industry for the industry" been more applicable. Since the record-breaking 2013 edition, we have been in close consultation with existing and new stakeholders to bring you a completely re-engineered event programme, including new formats amongst tried and tested formulas with content for all levels dealing with the here and now and the challenges of the future. Innovation will be at the forefront of the 3 days with showcasing of projects and new solutions. [read more]
The UK Government's Innovation Strategy is due to be released alongside the 2014 Autumn Statement. This timely conference will bring together key policymakers with stakeholders central to the strategy's implementation to discuss the likely impact of the proposals and the challenges for putting policy into practice. At this early stage we expect topics for discussion to focus on priorities for public spending on science, efforts to boost private investment in R&D and further steps Government can take to support business and university collaboration to increase the commercialisation of UK research. [read more]
The second conference organized by IRDiRC in collaboration with the BGI is gathering stakeholders active in the field of rare disease from across the globe. This conference aims to raise awareness of the topic of rare diseases around the world and to foster international collaborations involving Chinese researchers and clinicians. It will provide unmissable opportunity to network with different rare disease communities from Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. We hope this will encourage and motivate investment of research and social resources in the field of rare diseases, to ultimately improve the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients and their families. [read more]
Sweden, Denmark and Germany have announced this morning that funding to build the European Spallation Source has been secured. The construction of this EU Research Infrastructure is expected to start this autumn. [read more]
Livestock production in certain parts of Europe follows an intensive model which, while economically beneficial, is often damaging to the environment. Side effects of the intensive model of pig, poultry and cattle production include emissions of greenhouse gases (ammonia, nitrous oxide and methane) and soil and water pollution by nitrates. The EU-funded BATFARM ('Evaluation of Best Available Techniques to decrease air and water pollution in animal FARMs') project may soon be able to help farmers to reduce negative environmental impacts. Quality validation date: 2014-07-04 [read more]