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At the opening of a JRC conference on smart specialisation today, the European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Creţu said that research areas must be coupled with the economic exploitation of new ideas and permanent questioning on how to do new, better and different things. [read more]
The Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) unit of the European Parliament published an analysis entitled "Ten technologies which could change our lives: Potential impacts and policy implications", covering topics such as Graphene and Massive Online Courses. [read more]
A workshop for Mathematics and Digital Science organised by DG CONNECT (Unit C1 – eInfrastructure) took place in November, with around 50 mathematicians with expertise in the mathematical disciplines related to big data and High Performance Computing (HPC) from around Europe, and even from the US. Notably, this included also the Chair of European Research Council, Dr Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, as well as the Joint Research Centre. The workshop was preceded by an open online consultation. [read more]
Determined to meet the expectations of the ITER Members. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
The FP7-funded project CHOICE announces concrete and exciting outcomes following the achievements of its first year of activities. These major outcomes provide continuity and progress in supporting and strengthening collaboration between China and Europe on ICT research. [read more]
The StirScan project has developed an ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) prototype system in order to address the challenging problem of detecting kissing bonds in friction stir welds of aero structures (e.g. fuselage and wing skins)and automotive components (e.g. aluminium alloy wheels). [read more]
The ECRA Conference "New knowledge for risk reduction" will present key challenges in climate research identified in ECRA’s Collaborative Programmes. The challenges for research posed by climate change will be furthermore discussed in the context of research priorities and collaboration models and pathways for climate research in the future. Registration is open until 15th March: www.ecra-climate.eu. This conference is free of charge. [read more]
International experts across multiple fields in the scientific community of soft robotics, industrial leaders, young researchers and students will meet to discuss current research activities and applications and to face future frontiers for the field of soft robotics. [read more]
An EU-funded project designed to improve the removal rate of cancerous tumours held its first technical meeting in Brussels recently. [read more]