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I mean science is... When you take science as creating understanding for something, then science is the most important thing: we have to understand what is the problem before we can solve it. [read more]
Colette Maloney, from the European Comission, talks about how (Information and Communication Tecnologies (ICT) create Smart Cities. [read more]
Six companies have received the 2013 European Code of Conduct for Data Centres Award for their respective investment in innovative energy efficient technologies, which have resulted in major reductions in energy use. The winning data centres have implemented most of the best practices recommended by the Code of Conduct. [read more]
Published on: 30-May-2013 Recently, €2.5 million was granted through the read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Europeans live longer and healthier lives than in the past, partly due to successful environmental policies that have reduced the exposure to harmful environmental contaminants in air, water and food, according to a joint EEA/JRC report published today. However, these contaminants are still a problem, and several new health risks are emerging, for example, from new chemicals, new products and changing lifestyle patterns. [read more]
The 2013 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 4 to 7 June at The Egg Conference Centre in Brussels. This year's theme is Air quality and it will showcase relevant examples of FP7 projects.Come and discover DG Research & Innovation’s contribution. On 6 June, the three conference sessions organised by DG Research & Innovation will focus on: • Science & evidence-based environmental policy making • Perspectives for the future – a research agenda for EU air quality • Air quality & innovation. You can attend the sessions free of charge after registration here: https://greenweek2013. [read more]
Brain research has made unprecedented progress over the years, with Europe at the forefront of scientific advances. But more can be done. This comes from Alzheimer's Disease International who issued their report on the Global Economic Impact of Dementia. Quality validation date: 2013-05-30 [read more]
Yes, I see it as being very important but I'm a little bit scared that it becomes an added, not gimmick, but added tool for even more consumerism. And that, I find quite worrying, because we are in this throwaway society and I think we have to step back a little bit and just maybe, you know, think: do we need this product? Yes, new technologies, yes new ideas but used wisely. [read more]
Eleven EU-funded nanotechnology projects have been shortlisted for the "Best Research Project Award" to be announced at the next EuroNanoForum (ENF2013), Europe's largest Nanotechnology and Materials Conference, in Dublin. [read more]
I would like to thank all delegations, and in particular Minister Sherlock and his team, for their continued efforts over the last five months on the Horizon 2020 package... [read more]