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This edition of CORDIS Express takes a look at the research underway that will help move us towards greener energy and transport systems. [read more]
As part of the CITyFiED project 11 cities have become what is known as the CITyFiED City Cluster [read more]
The EU-funded DARIUS project is working to enhance search and rescue operations by improving the interoperability performances of unmanned systems. [read more]
How will EU society, and indeed individual EU citizens, react, adapt and generally cope with the impacts of the coming changes to the world’s climate? What can its elected representatives and policy-makers do on the world stage? Answers to such questions will be outlined in a special event at the European Parliament (EP) as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents the latest findings from its 5th Assessment Report (AR5). The IPCC’s Chairman, Dr Rajendra Pachauri, will present the key findings from the IPCC’s report, hot off the press, and take part in a Q&A session at the European Parliament to debate the report’s contents. [read more]
A graduate in Food Science and Technology, has proposed alternatives to the use of sulphites in potatoes, one of the main preservatives currently used and which, among other properties, prevents the browning that appears after peeling and/or cutting certain foods. [read more]
The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) is planning to publish its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on 2 November 2014. It will provide an up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change, since it integrates the results of assessments on the latest research carried out over the past six years. [read more]
Forest-based industries have long been a significant part of the European economy, converting wood into pulp, paper, cardboard, energy and a range of other wood-derived products. However, the side-streams of these industries contain a potential treasure-trove of valuable materials which have not been fully exploited so far. These materials include precious compounds known to have anti-cancer properties, which have in effect been discarded as waste. [read more]
The research funding organisations gathered in FLAG-ERA launch a dedicated joint call for proposals worth 18.5 M EUR in synergy with the FET Flagships ‘Graphene Flagship and 'Human Brain Project' on 27 October 2014 [read more]
Ship evacuations sometimes turn chaotic, ending in tragedy. In this episode of Futuris, we look at why this happens and what can be improved with new technologies. [read more]