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Monday, 30 June 2014

171. Chemical Building Blocks – building sustainable foundations for biobased chemicals - 1 October 2014, Reims, France

This workshop aims to identify workable solutions to the major hurdles and concerns hampering the development of the biobased chemicals sector in the EU. We are especially interested in views on 3HPA, succinic acid, PDO, furfural, and isoprene as we consider these chemical building blocks to have the highest potential for deployment in the EU.Input from market, policy and technological experts within the area of chemical building blocks is crucial to allow us to develop recommendations which best answer the needs of industry. Chemical building blocks provide routes to a wide range of different products and chemicals and, in turn, an astonishing range of different downstream uses. [read more]

172. Day 4 Graphene Week : Scientific contribution rewarded - more video interviews of presentations given

Sandra Šopić, Johannes Jobst, André Dankert, and Zhenyuan Xia were the four individuals who produced the best posters, chosen from more than 400 posters presented over four afternoons during Graphene Week 2014. The winners were selected by the Conference Programme Committee and a number of independent referees for their scientific contribution and clarity of presentation. Each poster session winner received a prize of €300, sponsored by the science journals EPL and AIP. & Looking ahead to next year Graphene Week at Manchester in 2015 & Watch the video messages of presentations given [read more]

173. EUREKA individual projects’ comeback shows need for a platform for transnational cooperation

Published on: 30-June-2014 EUREKA individual projects are transnational, collaborative, commercial research ventures. From the perspective of researchers and innovation entrepreneurs, they repres (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

174. New Eurostars-2 call now open - deadline: September 11, 2014

Published on: 30-June-2014 The new Eurostars-2 call is now open for applications. Register or login to apply directly on the read more]

Source: EUREKA News

175. New software brings the right wind farm to the right spot

Wind farms are springing up all across Europe, covering some 8 % of the EU's electricity needs in 2013 according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). But several drawbacks have so far prevented this share from growing as much as it could: most notably, citizens have complained about the noise, disturbances in telecommunications or the impact on ecosystems. But what if a single piece of software could solve all these problems? The SOPCAWIND project has developed new software to optimize wind farm placement in Europe, taking into account criteria as varied as wind power, local environment characteristics, potential interference with communication systems, noise, nearby housing exposure to the sun, visual impact or even the existence of archaeological artifacts on site. [read more]

176. PLACE-IT: Electronics-to-wear light up health care

For most electronic circuit boards, if you try to bend them, they snap and are rendered useless. But this is set to change. A European research programme called PLACE-IT has come up with a new type of flexible electronics that won’t break when you twist them. [read more]

177. Public consultation on sharing spatial information in Europe shows benefits and obstacles

Better data retrieval and access, greater interoperability of data and improved coordination across the EU top the list of benefits perceived by both data producers and users of spatial information on the environment. Key changes suggested refer to improving communication and coordination, and to reducing the complexity of technical specifications as much as possible. [read more]

178. Success Stories - Better analysis for healthier marine ecosystems

Changes in climate patterns, ocean circulation, as well as temperature and light-all related to climate change-are having a growing impact on marine ecosystems. Understanding how these factors, together with anthropogenic drivers (such as fishing and pollution), affect the environmental status of marine ecosystems is vital if we are to ensure that they are effectively managed. [read more]

179. Use of IB in Biosurfactants - 3 September 2014, Berlin, Germany

The BIO-TIC project has organised this workshop with the aim to identify technological, non-technological and market hurdles for the uptake of industrial biotechnology in bio-surfactants and develop recommendations and solutions to overcome the identified hurdles. Input from market, policy and technological experts is crucial to help us develop recommendations which best answer the needs of industry and further build on the roadmaps being developed as part of this project. Biobased surfactants can be produced either from oils and fats via oleochemical production or from sugars, e.g. molasses by fermentation. [read more]

Friday, 27 June 2014

180. CORDIS Express: EU research takes to the skies

Air transport is the mode that has experienced the fastest growth in recent years. Global air transport is expected to grow by around 5 % annually until 2030 while in Europe, flight movements will to double by that time. That's a significant jump considering we already have some of the busiest skies in the world with as many as 33 000 flights a day. Quality validation date: 2014-06-27 [read more]

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