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A Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship grant has enabled an ambitious young French researcher to make important advances in identifying a possible genetic association between endometriosis (when tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside) and a higher risk of developing melanoma, a skin cancer. [read more]
From wireless medical imaging devices to a camera for a telescope, an EU-funded cross-disciplinary network of physicists and engineers has advanced pioneering signal and data processing solutions while training the next generation of researchers in frontier areas of fundamental and applied science. [read more]
When disaster strikes, seamless coordination among emergency services is essential. But how can services work together and effectively share potentially life-saving information across borders? Four EU-funded projects have developed techniques to enable emergency workers to work better together and coordinate their responses. [read more]
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is organising the S2R Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018, which will take place next 12th of December 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels.The Information Day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme. Who should attend? Interested companies and research organisations that are meeting Horizon 2020 eligibility criteria and who wish to carry out collaborative research and innovation projects in the area of the railway transports. S2R will confirm your participation by e-mail, which will grant access to the event. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
European - Press release Commission Lisbon, 7 November 2017 Today, the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1,000,000 to Paris (France). The iCapital award, granted under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, recognises Paris for its inclusive innovation strategy. [read more]
In autumn 2017 and winter 2018, the RISE (Research, Innovation, Science Experts) group of advisors to Commissioner for Research, Science & Innovation, Carlos Moedas, are touring European capitals to meet with independent experts and think tanks in the field of research and innovation. The Tour d’Europe takes place in the context of President Juncker' initiative of a wide and open reflection on the future direction of the European project. The RISE Tour d’Europe will focus on the field of research and innovation and its role in wider European policy. [read more]
The Directorate General for Research & Innovation (DG RTD) is co-organising with the Region of Western Greece (RWG) a specific workshop on Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Pilot Projects. This event will bring together stakeholders from academia, technology centres and industry working in the fields of nanotechnology and advanced materials, with special focus on pilot projects. Previous workshops concluded that there is the need to engage industry, SMEs, public and private investors in dialogue with the consortia that have completed or are running projects on pilot lines. The purpose is to develop a favorable ecosystem for materials upscaling. [read more]
More efficient solar power plants using concentrated sunlight are a step closer to reality thanks to an EU-funded project which fosters an innovative and competitive solar energy industry in Europe. [read more]
The conference – organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation, in cooperation with Directorates General for Education and Culture and for Communications Networks, Content and Technology – will showcase the dialogue between contemporary European society and the most promising innovations in the field of cultural heritage that European policies and funds have supported. The conference sessions will highlight policy, social, technological, methodological innovations and new, promising alliances around cultural heritage. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 November 2017 On 7 November 2017, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Marie Skłodowska-Curie's birth. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only female scientist who was awarded the Prize twice, in both physics and chemistry. [read more]