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Monday, 08 June 2015

171. A step forward in properly fitted fashionable footwear

Finding shoes that are both fashionable and comfortable could become a lot simpler thanks to a new approach to customisation from the EU-funded DEMOSHOPINSTANTSHOE project. [read more]

172. Events - Opportunities in Science and Innovation Collaboration between Canada and Austria - 9 June 2015, Vienna, Austria

The Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) as Austrian Partner of the ERA-Can+ project in cooperation with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) will present opportunities for collaboration in Horizon 2020, EUREKA and other European and Canadian programmes. The Guide for Europeans to Canadian Programmes will be presented to the participants. You can register here [read more]

173. Research Headlines - Catching waves for renewable energy production

The world's oceans are veritable power houses. If we could harness the forces of their waves and tides on a large scale, they could provide a considerable amount of sustainable electric power. An innovative offshore test facility developed with EU funding and already on the market is taking us one step closer to that goal. [read more]

174. Rubber is produced using renewable raw materials as an alternative to petroleum by-product

TECNALIA and KEREON Partners have set up a new technology-based enterprise to produce biological rubber. The enterprise Biosyncaucho will be basing its activity on technology developed and protected by four families of patents developed by TECNALIA and transferred to the new enterprise. This move will enable the problems of non-renewable raw materials —volatility, environmental impact and depletion— to be turned into a business opportunity. [read more]

175. Success Stories - Robot plays starring role in major HOL-I-WOOD PR production

Correcting imperfections in wood is a costly and laborious process which is prone to human error. A new robot promises to boost the productivity, accuracy and quality of wood patching, with massive benefits for the timber industry. [read more]

Friday, 05 June 2015

176. CORDIS Express: Responding to the rise of obesity and diabetes

This edition of CORDIS Express takes a look at the growing problems of overweight, obesity and diabetes in Europe, and what researchers are doing to understand, prevent and treat them. [read more]

177. Challenges of Research Targeting Children in Resource-Poor Settings and the Uptake of Results - 7 September 2015, Basel, CH

At this Symposium, which will be held during the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, the participants will discuss ways to use research results to improve children's health in developing countries. [read more]

178. EU funded projects PaaSage and AppHub join forces: Strategic partnership for Open Source community and cloud platforms

PaaSage, the FP7 funded project, today confirms a strategic partnership to deploy their open source and cloud platform from AppHub, the European Open Source Marketplace. PaaSage will be cooperating with a French industry community, OW2, which develops open source software and platforms. OW2 is a partner in the H2020 funded project AppHub. For more info please see the press release. [read more]

179. JRC and Slovakia strengthen co-operation - 05 Jun 2015

Today at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Prof. Pavol Šajgalík, President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Vladimír Šucha, Director General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). [read more]

180. Research Headlines - A roadmap to help Africa's cities adapt to climate change

Many of Africa's cities lack the skills and resources to prepare for natural disasters, which scientists expect to become more frequent due to climate change. An EU-funded project has provided practical approaches vulnerable communities could use to plan ahead - and reduce the risk to lives and infrastructure. [read more]

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