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Friday, 07 November 2014

131. New Celtic-Plus call deadline: 10 February 2015

Published on: 07-November-2014 Celtic-Plus, the EUREKA Cluster for telecommunication networks and services invites potential parti (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

132. New method to determine vessel healing after stent implantation

A look inside the heart: Cardiologists develop new imaging method for treatment of patients with coronary heart disease [read more]

133. Research Headlines - Mapping a path to global agreement on limiting climate change

An EU-funded project has mapped the possible outcomes of upcoming global negotiations to curb greenhouse gas emissions-from success to failure. The project's work aims to help leaders achieve a new global pact on how to limit global warming to agreed targets-good for the environment and our future well-being. [read more]

134. Stem Cell transplants for Parkinson's disease edging closer

A major breakthrough in the development of stem cell-derived brain cells has put researchers on a firm path towards the first ever stem cell transplantations in people with Parkinson’s disease. [read more]

135. ViBRANT: New virtual research communities to create and share data on biodiversity

Data sharing tools developed by an EU project are helping scientists worldwide understand more about the planet’s millions of species. [read more]

Thursday, 06 November 2014

136. 25 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain: achievements and challenges - 5 December 2014, Brussels

2014 is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and the Iron Curtain. This is a unique opportunity to make a critical analysis of the European integration of the post-socialist transition countries that joined the European Union. The objectives of the conference organised by the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation are: • To provide the floor for a critical analysis of the integration of Central and Eastern Europe in the EU since 1989 with the participation of representatives of the EU institutions and political actors of the transition period. • To reach out and connect with the European civil society, the research community and other EU institutions concerning the knowledge gaps and challenges that European research and innovation should tackle. [read more]

137. GÉANT Project partners with TNC15

The GÉANT Project is a highly valued partner of TNC, Europe’s largest and most prestigious annual research and education networking conference [read more]

138. Press Centre - €280 million to tackle Ebola under a joint EU-pharmaceutical industry initiative

The European Commission and the European pharmaceutical industry are launching today a €280 million call for proposals under the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) to boost EU research on Ebola. The funding will cover urgent actions addressing the current epidemic and put in place a long-term strategy to manage any future outbreaks. €140 million will come from Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, and €140 million from the pharmaceutical companies that are members of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). This call is a substantial contribution to the EU's strategy to fight Ebola and complements the recently announced €24.4 million of funding dedicated to speed up some of the most promising research to develop vaccines and treatments. [read more]

139. Research Headlines - An evidence-based approach to healthcare in Africa

African countries have limited healthcare resources, making it crucial that policymakers use them wisely. EU-funded researchers have helped African governments access the best healthcare research possible when planning for the future and for emergencies. [read more]

140. Robots Learning from Experience – The Industrial Perspective

A workshop discussing the potential industrial usage of robots learning from experience has been organised by the EU-funded project RACE on the 12th November 2014 in Hamburg. A video-stream and live chat are also provided (see links below). [read more]

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